Adam Goodes in  Croke Park in 2010. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

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 Julian Assange speaking to the media inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London ahead of the first anniversary earlier this year. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

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Thank heavens for John Pilger. For five decades the Australian journalist has been working hard at revealing the secret – and sometimes all too public(...)

One suspects that John Pilger would greatly resent being thought of as any sort of fleshy institution, but the Australian journalist and documentar(...)