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Razer: criticising Assange for his admittedly shit takes on feminism misses the point

Razer: criticising Assange for his admittedly shit takes on feminism misses the point

It is true that Assange has lately shown himself to be an unscholarly, unverified baby about the matter of my sex. But for Christ's sake, there's more important things happening here.

Pilger’s paradise in forgotten Australia

Pilger’s paradise in forgotten Australia

John Pilger's new film Utopia, on Aboriginal Australia, doesn't premiere in Australia until January -- but Crikey gives you the first look.

Hicks and the conspiracy theorists hijack the WikiLeaks debate

Hicks and the conspiracy theorists hijack the WikiLeaks debate

The longest round of applause at last night's WikiLeaks forum at Sydney Town Hall was reserved for David Hicks...

Sheridan and Pilger punch on in Q&A brawl

Sheridan and Pilger punch on in Q&A brawl

The Australian's bearded foreign editor Greg Sheridan and leftist expat John Pilger had a predictable spat on this week's Q&A over the question of Indonesia.

Pilger: How Rupert runs Australia

Pilger: How Rupert runs Australia

Australia is a "Murdochracy", says John Pilger, where the media baron and his army of pundits control the national narrative and agenda.

Talking the Town: Pilger’s wrong to bag <em>The West</em>

Talking the Town: Pilger’s wrong to bag The West

Those expecting a fierce attack on media moguls from Australian ex-pat journalist John Pilger would have been disappointed at his Q&A session in Perth yesterday, writes Lawrence Apps.

Henderson: Pilger pontificates a history that didn’t happen

Henderson: Pilger pontificates a history that didn’t happen

Gerard Henderson fights John Pilger's damning speech about Australian society and our silence on big issues, accusing Pilger of rehashing conspiracies with no facts. "Most Australians do not share his left-wing interpretation of Australian history".

Talking the Town: John Pilger receives the Sydney Peace Prize

Talking the Town: John Pilger receives the Sydney Peace Prize

John Pilger, winner of the Sydney Peace Prize, has always positioned himself as outside the mainstream media. But his age and location – he hasn’t lived in Australia since the early 1960s – mean that his criticisms of the local media are outdated.

Pilger: The great Australian silence

Pilger: The great Australian silence

Australia would never treat a shipload of white people fleeing catastrophe the way we're treating asylum seekers from Sri Lanka, said John Pilger in his City of Sydney lecture.

Pilger: Megrahi was framed

Pilger: Megrahi was framed

Suppressed evidence shows Abdel Bassest Megrahi, the man jailed over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, is innocent, says John Pilger, but both Britain and the US have too much at stake in the conviction to have ever allowed a fair trial.