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Topic: John Pilger
Turning the fire hose on Pilger’s dystopia

Turning the fire hose on Pilger’s dystopia

When we see dangerously naïve or misguided non-Aboriginal crusaders running around hurling emotional Molotov cocktails willy nilly into the flammable undergrowth of community perceptions and politics, I believe it is sometimes necessary to turn the fire prevention hoses onto them.

Pilger’s ‘Utopia’ – not journalism, not a documentary. The News from Alice Springs

Pilger’s ‘Utopia’ – not journalism, not a documentary. The News from Alice Springs

"The film cannot rightly be called ‘documentary’ or ‘journalism’ if those words are still to have any standards attached to them. It does not ask questions, other than ones Pilger thinks he knows the answers to ... "