Best Quotes by John Pilger (Top 5)

  1. The major western democracies are moving towards corporatism. Democracy has become a business plan, with a bottom line for every human activity, every dream, every decency, every hope. The main parliamentary parties are now devoted to the same economic policies "” socialism for the rich, capitalism for the poor "” and the same foreign policy of servility to endless war. This is not democracy. It is to politics what McDonalds is to food.
  2. It is not enough for journalists to see themselves as mere messengers without understanding the hidden agendas of the message and the myths that surround it.
  3. Official truths are often powerful illusions.
  4. Orwell is almost our litmus test. Some of his satirical writing looks like reality these days.
  5. The censorship is such on television in the U.S. that films like mine don't stand a chance.