In the land of facades, mark the first signs of an Indian spring

After the “Arab spring” is an Indian spring forthcoming?

Once again, war is prime time and journalism’s role is taboo

The role of respectable journalism in western state crimes — from Iraq to Iran, Afghanistan to Libya – remains taboo. It is currently deflected by the media theatre of the Leveson enquiry into phone hacking

‘The War You Don’t See’

Pilger Film Banned By Lannan Foundation: an open letter to Noam Chomsky and the general public

Welcome to the Violent World of Mr. Hopey Changey

The language of colonialism may have been modified; the spirit and the hypocrisy are unchanged

The party game is over. Stand and fight

Born of the “never again” spirit of 1945, social democracy has surrendered to an extreme political cult of money worship

Chile’s ghosts are not being rescued

In the aftermath of the miners rescue, John Pilger reflects on the reality of modern day Chile and its billionaire president

The BBC is on Murdoch’s side

The corporation is in thrall to the same interests as Rupert Murdoch’s New Corp and the saviour of Iraq, Tony Blair. It helped pave the way for his illegal wars and in the aftermath helped conceal the crimes committed along the way

Change that’s Not: ‘Obama on Bush route’

Russia Today talks to John Pilger about the media, the Internet, Iran and Israel

Blair must be arrested

Leaving a legacy of trauma and cancer for many innocent Iraqis, Tony Blair will nonetheless go on to reap rich rewards from his memoirs, which have already earned him £4.6 million in advance

Lockerbie: Megrahi Was Framed

From Gordon Brown’s “repulsion” to Barack Obama’s “outrage”, the theatre of lies and hypocrisy over Megrahi’s release is dutifully attended by those who call themselves journalists

Voting In Britain For War. Take Your Pick

British voters had no real choice in the elections. Despite cosmetic differences, all three party leaders are warmongers.

Why the Oscars are a Con

This year’s Oscar nominations are a parade of propaganda, stereotypes and downright dishonesty. The dominant theme is as old as Hollywood: America’s divine right to invade other societies, steal their history and occupy our memory

Normalising the Crime of the Century

John Pilger reflects on how Tony Blair and his cronies paved the way for the invasion of Iraq and how the corporate media assisted

War is peace. Ignorance is strength

Barack Obama, the winner of the 2009 Nobel Peace prize, has approved a military budget exceeding that of any year since the end of the Second World War while presiding over a new kind of domestic repression

The Lying Game

John Pilger compares the current drum-beating for war against Iran with how Saddam Hussien’s fabled Weapons of Mass Destruction led to the invasion of Iraq and the deaths of 1.3 million people

Iran’s nuclear threat is a lie

Iran’s crime is its independence. Having thrown out America’s favourite tyrant, Shah Reza Pahlavi, Iran remains the only resource-rich Muslim state beyond US control

Lockerbie: Megrahi Was Framed

The theater of lies and hypocrisy over the release of the so-called Lockerbie bomber reveals much about the political and media class on both sides of the Atlantic

Obama is a “Corporate marketing creation”

John Pilger’s brief, incisive and penetrating assessment

Smile on the Face of the Tiger

Obama presents a benign, seductive, even celebrity face to American power, which can then proceed towards its strategic goal of dominance, regardless of the wishes of the rest of humanity

Britain: the depth of corruption

John Pilger describes how the current scandal involing British MPs’ tax evasion is the latest example of a deeper, more widespread culture of deceit