Breaking the Australian Silence By John Pilger

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By John Pilger
ICH
November 06, 2009

In a speech at the Sydney Opera House to mark his award of Australia’s human rights prize, the Sydney Peace Prize, John Pilger describes the “unique features” of a political silence in Australia: how it affects the national life of his homeland and the way Australians see the world and are manipulated by great power “which speaks through an invisible government of propaganda that subdues and limits our political imagination and ensures we are always at war — against our own first people and those seeking refuge, or in someone else’s country”.

Thank you all for coming tonight, and my thanks to the City of Sydney and especially to the Sydney Peace Foundation for awarding me the Peace Prize. It’s an honour I cherish, because it comes from where I come from.

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Power, Illusion, and America’s Last Taboo by John Pilger

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Socialism 2009: John Pilger: Obama and Empire

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July 31, 2009

Author, journalist, film maker John Pilger speaks at Socialism 2009 http://www.socialistworker.org; wwwhaymarketbooks.org Filmed by Paul Hubbard at the Womens Building in San Francisco 7-4-09.

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Front Groups – The Hidden Persuaders

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TheLeftLibertarian
August 30, 2009

If you’re interested in learning more, check out the websites below. They have excellent resources and news on the latest PR, front group, and think tank offensives. Front groups do not stay around for long. They pop up like mushrooms, do their job, and then disappear. They do this so the public and media don’t catch on.

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?…
http://www.prwatch.org/

You might like my videos if you like: Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Ralph Nader, Sheldon Rampton, John Stauber, Matt Taibbi, Michael Albert, Bakunin, Proudhon, Amy Goodman, John Pilger, Mike Gravel, Naomi Klein.

Subjects: Edward Bernays, Propaganda, Edward Herman, Public Relations, Front Groups, Think Tanks, Consumerism, Taylorism, Left-Libertarianism, Sheldon Rampton, John Stauber.

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Edward Bernays and the Art of Public Manipulation

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TheLeftLibertarian
August 22, 2009

The book, Propaganda by Edward Bernays.
http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defco…

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Subjects: Edward Bernays, Propaganda, Edward Herman, Public Relations, Coup, Guatemala, Jacob Arbenz, Consumerism, Taylorism, Left-Libertarianism, Sheldon Rampton, John Stauber.

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