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Echoes of Orwell in the United Kingdom

George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece 1984, described a world of omnipresent government surveillance of its citizens. A world in which the rulers even invented a new language, Newspeak, in order to distort the true meaning of words and suppress ... Lebanon Daily Star, 1 week ago
The world through George Orwell's eyes Gulf News, 2 months ago
World Jewish Daily

President Orwell

Orwellian: "an adjective describing the situation, idea, or societal condition that George Orwell identified as being destructive to the welfare of a free and open society. It denotes an attitude and a brutal policy of draconian control by ...
 World Jewish Daily6 days ago Federal government reflects '1984'  Chicago Tribune1 week ago Orwell's 1984: France Will Counter Terrorist Attacks on Free Speech by… Attacking Free Speech?  Global Research1 week ago Huxley's Letter to Orwell Regarding 1984  Disinformation1 week ago
Global Research

The Samsung 'Spy TV' Scare Detracts from Bigger Picture

When George Orwell's novel '1984' was published in 1948, one of its most futuristic ideas was the 'Telescreen'. This large television spewed out propaganda while monitoring the owner by recording their conversations. In the forties, the idea of a ...
 Huffington Post UK3 weeks ago 1984 Is Here: Samsung Admits its TVs Might Spy on You, Warns Against Carrying Out Sensitive Conversations  Global Research1 month ago Samsung lied -- its smart TV is indeed spying on you and it is doing nothing to stop that  Beta News1 month ago Samsung's All-Hearing 'Spy' TV Compared to Orwell's '1984'  International Business Times India1 month ago
Washington Post

What George Orwell said about Hitler's Mein Kampf

As my colleague Anthony Faiola reported this week, Adolf Hitler's"Mein Kampf"isexpected to be reissued in Germany for the first time since the end of World War II. Although widely available elsewhere in the world, the book— Hitler's testament and ...
 Washington Post1 month ago What Orwell said about Mein Kampf  Miami Herald1 month ago Tharoor: What George Orwell said about Hitler's "Mein Kampf"  Denver Post1 month ago Hitler returns in a new edition  The Times Of Israel3 weeks ago

Students booted from school sponsored anti-racism event for being white

Novelist George Orwell once penned "All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." That very well could be the case of double standards reaching Orwellian heights on a Canadian university campus. As reported by the Campus ...
 Examiner.com1 week ago SBI's property e-auction: Why not show same aggression to corporate defaulters?  Firstpost.com2 weeks ago Coralling the Pig-Citizen  Daily Kos3 weeks ago Good Governance And Animal Farm  Sri Lanka Sunday Leader1 month ago

Why sanction children?" - on the road in Wigan

Mentioning George Orwell's name in Wigan is controversial. For many here, his 1937 study of working-class plight in the industrial north has turned their town into a byword for deprivation and they don't thank him for it. During my visit, I only ...
 New Statesman2 weeks ago
Irish Times

Why should men care about gender inequality?

Academics are urged to acknowledge their biases and avoid the nice bloke trap Joe Humphreys Topics: Culture George Orwell Ian James Kidd Durham University Society for Women in Philosophy Ireland Saint Patrick More Topics Wed, Mar 11, 2015, 17:12 ...
 Irish Times2 weeks ago Unthinkable: Why should men care about gender inequality?  Irish Times2 weeks ago

Politics and the Floridian Language

Language, George Orwell noted, is a powerful tool—one with the ability to obfuscate and confuse, to disguise plain actions with fogs of syllables and participles and suffixes. In the hands of an unscrupulous politician, it can do much in the ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland3 weeks ago The New Language Of Political Narcissism  Standpoint Magazine1 month ago

How hi-tech firms are gathering information on us

Samsung has changed the privacy policy on its smart TVs after claims it was similar to lines in George Orwell's novel 1984, which had themes of mass surveillance by government. The thought that your TV may be listening to every word you utter ...
 EuroNews1 month ago Samsung Smart TV Voice Recognition Privacy Policy Reads Like George Orwell's '1984'  Huffington Post UK1 month ago Orwell right: Don't talk by your TV  Herald Sun1 month ago

Are Race Disparities Evidence of Discrimination?

George Orwell admonished, Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious. That's what I want to do—talk about the obvious. Law professors, courts and social scientists have long held that gross statistical ...
 MSNBC Newsweek4 weeks ago
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