“A small group of powerful individuals are now richer than most of the population of Africa. Just giant corporations dominate a quarter of the world’s. “John Pilger’s work has been a beacon of light in often dark times. The realities he has brought to light have been a revelation, over and over again, and his. The New Rulers of the World has ratings and 62 reviews. Leanna said: 5 out of 5 on a nonfiction book doesn’t mean you agree with every word, but inst.

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If you want a book that will put iron in your spine, take an active role in the world around you and stand up for what you believe in, you need this book! D rated it liked it. Sep 25, Mubeen Irfan rated it really liked it.

Points out that codes of conduct are meaningless in a country like Indonesia because there is high unemployment and ruldrs poverty, so rulwrs people are desperate enough to put up with dismal working conditions, and the government is unwilling to enforce the codes because they want Indonesia to be as attractive as possible to international companies which means keeping labour cheap.

After watching the Movie called ‘Utopia’ by Pilger sir itself I came to know that Australia also one of the country, who had a history of racial discrimination and violence against aborigines just like America and Canada etc. The history portion is great, the rest is fine if you’ve never heard it before. A closer look at the impact of US nea on many small and large but overlooked places in the world.


In this classic book, with an updated introduction, he reveals the secrets and illusions of modern imperialism. John Pliger asks whether debt cancellation should be a priority if we are to alleviate poverty, given that some countries spend half their GDP on debt repayments.

John Pilger is courageous to a fault.

Journalism at it’s finest. Worthwhile though if you’re a Pilger fan. It makes you think how deep the propaganda professed by the west runs, and makes you question the premises you base your beliefs upon.

The New Rulers of the World

His revelation of the costs the Indonesians pay for the IMF “bail-out pilgrr – illustrated by the suffering of sweatshop workers who supply the fashion stores of London’s Oxford Street – ruleers brilliant. The myths of globalisation have been incorporated into much of our everyday language. However, Indonesia is also a very unequal country and only a relatively few people have benefited from this economic growth: He unearths, with steely attention to facts, the filthy truth, and tells it as it is.

And nevertheless it teaches people to recognize professional, analytical documentaries or interview essays in this case like this one from manipulative, shouting peaces of garbage that flood the public knowledge.

Aug 18, Leanna Pohevitz rated it it was amazing. Working conditions are claustrophobic, frenzied, the workers fatigued, and working under strip-lighting in temperatures of up to 40 degrees the management however have air conditioned offices.


It’s a shame that this is the first comment on a this movie which is 7 years old by now. It took Indonesia as the prime example, a country that the World Bank described as a ‘model pupil’ until its ‘globalised’ economy collapsed in They are to make you thinkto make you aware.

Full Cast and Crew. Yes Mohn Report this. Four well-written pieces, covering different parts of the world and periods of modern history.

The New Rulers of the World by John Pilger

Tiger Woods is paid more money to promote Nike than the entire workforce in Indonesia are paid to make Nike products. Return to Book Page. Start your free trial. May be I am over subscribing John Pilger by saying this but in current situation newspapers have nothing truth in it. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

In this fully updated collection, he reveals the secrets and illusions of modern imperialism. The realities he has brought to light have been a revelation, over and over again, and his courage and insight a constant inspiration.

Pilget be curious to see what my right-leaning and libertarian-leaning friends make of this book. The Timor Conspiracy Death of a Nation: Globalisation in Asia began in Indonesia, where Western governments backed dictator General Suharto after he seized power in the mids.