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World's first George Orwell museum: Author's birth home in India is saved

Pyrenees Journal I: Homage to Catalonia

There is square in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona named after George Orwell. Orwell famously fought in the Spanish Civil War and out of his experience wrote Homage to Catalonia . In November the Catalan people who occupy that part of Spain that ... Huffington Post, 1 hour ago
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Echoes of 1984

Finding George Orwell in Burma was written by an American journalist who uses the pen name Emma Larkin. The author has never disclosed her identity and little is known about her, except that she was born and raised in Asia and that she studied the ...
 Mizzima News8 hours ago The World We've Constructed is Far Beyond George Orwell's Worst  Groong4 days ago Orwell alive in Palestine Ukraine  Big News Network5 days ago Is Apple Leaving an iOS Backdoor Open For Government?  Inquisitr6 days ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Semantics and some antics cruel Tigers

The clocks have struck 13 at Wests Tigers: war is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength. It's George Orwell's 1984 and clear language has given over to "political language" as the English author phrased it "designed to make lies sound ...
 Sydney Morning Herald4 hours ago Word games from Tigers board only makes Potter dilemma worse  WA Today6 hours ago Word games from Wests Tigers board only makes Potter dilemma worse  WA Today5 hours ago

37 Tons of David Victorson: A Tale of Ballsy Redemption

"In a time of universal deceit," George Orwell once said, "telling the truth is a revolutionary act." That maxim certainly applies to David Victorson's book, 37 Tons. Its title is the record-breaking amount of marijuana he smuggled on a freighter ...
 Huffington Post4 days ago And the gimmickry continues  Daily Times1 month ago

The dystopian dialogue of Israel's Gaza operation

George Orwell, 1945: 'Every nationalist is capable of the most flagrant dishonesty, but he is also unshakably certain of being in the right.' I am jealous of people who have no doubts. Those who are sure they know what's what. People who are ...
 Haaretz4 days ago
Irish Times

Totes amazeballs: sexting makes it into the dictionary

George Orwell, complaining about the gap between one's real and one's declared aims, once wrote that the great enemy of clear language is insincerity. The latest Chambers Dictionary, published today, suggests the gap between one's real and one's ...
 Irish Times6 days ago

Nam June Paik: George Orwell was half right

On Jan. 1, 1984, Nam June Paik celebrated New Year's Day with a transcontinental live broadcast that began with the greeting Good Morning Mr. Orwell. It spanned New York, Paris, Berlin and Seoul, involved more than 100 artists, and was viewed by 25 ...
 Korea Herald1 week ago

Patronised and exploited?

Posted by: Colin Wiles 07/07/2014 In the early 1920s, George Orwell was on a liner from England to Burma, (where he worked as a police oficer), when he saw one of the ship's pilots scurrying along the deck carrying a half-eaten custard pie. ...
 InsideHousing1 week ago

Thai police offer reward for evidence on anti-coup protesters

strike on freedom of expression since the army seized power on May 22, a lone man reading George Orwell's anti-authoritarian novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four" while eating a sandwich was arrested yesterday outside a popular Bangkok shopping mall. "Police ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago A Yellow Shirt Leader Says the Thai Coup Was Planned in 2010  Time1 month ago The Thai Junta Revokes a Famed Academic's Passport in Its Crackdown on Dissidents  Time2 weeks ago The Thai Junta Is Offering $15 Rewards for Photos of Anticoup Activity  Time1 month ago

Bihar government to set up museum in memory of George Orwell

PATNA: If there is hope, it lies in the proles, said George Orwell in his epochal 1984. Thirty turbulent years after the year his novel made famous, Orwell is getting a monument built to him in Motihari, where proles once lived and still do in ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago Bihar to set up museum in memory of George Orwell  Economic Times2 weeks ago
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