John Pilger, renowned investigative journalist and documentary film-maker, is one of only two to have twice won British journalism's top award; his documentaries have won academy awards in both the UK and the US. In a New Statesman survey of the 50 heroes of our time, Pilger came fourth behind Aung San Suu Kyi and Nelson Mandela. "John Pilger," wrote Harold Pinter, "unearths, with steely attention facts, the filthy truth. I salute him."

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08 May 2008
When I first came to live in Britain, much of ordinary life was premised on a sense of community. It was mostly...
International Politics
24 April 2008
A US war.
10 April 2008
The failures of the ANC.
World Affairs
27 March 2008
A journalist remembered.
06 March 2008
Land control.
21 February 2008
The writer returns.
International Politics
14 February 2008
From Gaza to Iraq.
24 January 2008
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10 January 2008
"To me, I confess, [countries] are pieces on a chessboard upon which is being played out a game for...
International Politics
13 December 2007
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29 November 2007
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15 November 2007
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01 November 2007
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18 October 2007
In Sicko, Michael Moore's new film, a young Ronald Reagan is shown appealing to working-class Americans to...
International Politics
04 October 2007
As the people of Burma rise up again, we have had a rare glimpse of Aung San Suu Kyi. There she stood, at the back...