Book Review: Freedom Next Time ~ Reviewed by Jim Miles, Special to PalestineChronicle.com, June 4, 2007.
Freedom Next Time – Resisting the Empire. John Pilger. Nation Books, New York, 2007.
John Pilger is one of the foremost journalists today who, in the current vernacular, ‘walks the walk’. He has been to most of the world’s hotspots, and whether or not the standard media has considered them ‘hot’, has revealed much of the truth behind the cynical and disguised if not hidden rhetoric of politicians, businessmen, and, discouragingly, former freedom fighters. In Freedom Next Time, Pilger explores five countries, exposing the contradictions between the actions viewed by the people of the land and the words of rationalization supplied by the politicians.
Pilger starts very directly and succinctly, stating with his very opening line, “This book is about empire, its facades and the enduring struggle of people for their freedom.” He examines…
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