Chile’s Ghosts Are Not Being Rescued by John Pilger

by John Pilger
t r u t h o u t
Wednesday 13 October 2010

The rescue of 33 miners in Chile is an extraordinary drama filled with pathos and heroism. It is also a media windfall for the Chilean government, whose every beneficence is recorded by a forest of cameras. One cannot fail to be impressed. However, like all great media events, it is a facade.

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