[Marxism] John Pilger: `Bush and Howard are war criminals' -- Green Left Weekly #621, April 6, 2005

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Green Left Weekly #621, April 6, 2005

John Pilger: `Howard and Bush are war criminals'
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/621/621p11.htm>

`Throughout my career I have reported, often undercover, from countries
ruled by repressive regimes where dissidents would read me reports in
the press that were no more servile and false than the reporting you
read every day in the Murdoch papers in this country. In Eastern
European states, for example, the papers had tame correspondents in
Moscow who would parrot the Kremlin line. Now read the Washington
correspondent of the Sydney Morning Herald and there
is no difference. The same parroting of Bush's dangerous absurdities,
such as his claims of bringing democracy to the Middle East -- when the
very opposite is true.' - John Pilger at Sydney's March 20 protest
against the occupation of Iraq [Full article]
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/621/621p11.htm>

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Free the refugees! <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/621/621p24.htm>

The Easter protests outside South Australia's Baxter immigration
detention centre mark almost five years since the movement against
mandatory detention began in earnest. [Full article]
<http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/621/621p24.htm>

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