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Old boys, new world: Britain's upper crust looking more and more crusty

John Lloyd: Britain's upper crust is crusty

England, wrote George Orwell in 1941, is the most class-ridden country under the sun. It is a land of snobbery and privilege, ruled largely by the old and silly. Many still believe that, including the non-British, especially the Americans, who see ... The Gulf Today, 11 hours ago

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- The crushing of free media

ISTANBUL - 17.12.2014 12:25:25 George Orwell wrote freedom of the press means the freedom to criticize and oppose. Unfortunately in Turkey, the space to oppose and criticize is shrinking by the minute. Already in very poor health, ...
 Cihan Haber1 day ago AMANDA - The crushing of free media  Zaman1 day ago

Generation Wireless: LS is watching

George Orwell's classic dystopia novel 1984 popularized the phrase Big Brother is watching, and provided a generation of politicians and academics a cautionary tale about the expansion of state surveillance. I for one am not frightened of Big ...
 RCR Wireless News1 day ago Youll Be Watching Big Brother in New 1984′ Film  Gizmodo3 weeks ago Under watchful eye of Will Butler, Hillsboro Players' '1984' is 'doubleplusgood'  Examiner.com1 month ago Orwell's 1984 30 Year Later  JD Supra1 month ago

Black is white and up is down in the anti-semantics of the news

The master of language distortions, George Orwell, was having coffee with me recently (at least his spirit was) while we read the morning's The New York Times. Two reports caught both our attention, and we commented about several odd connections. ...
 The Hill2 days ago Orwell was right. He just got the year wrong.  Axis of Logic2 days ago George Orwell really did have a stint in jail as a drunk fish porter  Disinformation1 week ago 21st Century Technology and Government Power Put Orwell's Thought Police to Shame  Town Hall4 weeks ago
Financial Gazette

Enhanced inhumanity

I never cease to be amazed by the language that the writer George Orwell warned about decades ago in his novel 1984, of politicians using language to distort the truth. War seems to heighten this doublespeak—for example, collateral damage, to ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer6 days ago ZANU-PF rewriting history  Financial Gazette2 weeks ago Student arrest over Orwell's 1984 a bonanza for booksellers  Egypt Independent3 weeks ago Did George Orwell's '1984' prompt an Egyptian student's arrest?  Los Angeles Times1 month ago
Socialist Party

We have a world to win!

2015 - join the socialists When a BBC editor referenced George Orwell's Road to Wigan Pier in his analysis of the Con-Dems' Autumn Budget Statement he earned the wrath of Chancellor George Osborne. Wigan Pier contains a searing indictment of ...
 Socialist Party1 week ago Are there really similarities between The Road to Wigan Pier and poverty today?  New Statesman1 week ago WHY ORWELL WROTE  Bangladesh Daily Star3 weeks ago

Those who condone torture debase our essential values

OPINION: George Orwell wrote that "men can only be highly civilised while other men, inevitably less civilised, are there to guard and feed them". He is frequently misquoted as saying we sleep peacefully in our beds at night because "rough men stand ...
 The Press NZ5 days ago

George Orwell was an optimist

The two greatest tools of our time have been turned into government surveillance tools. Im talking about the mobile phone and the Internet. . These words are from Mikko Hyppönen who is the Chief Research Officer for F-Secure. He has worked with ...
 Turkish Daily1 week ago

The Millennial Mandate

George Orwell once said, "Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it." In the case of Millennials, no other generation has greater access to a wealth of ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago
The Express Tribune

Worldwide despots: Orwell still dangerous

George Orwell, and especially his dystopian novel 1984 , has long been appropriated by neocons and (before that) Cold War hawks in the West. It's almost heartwarming to know that international despots still consider it dangerous. Seemingly oblivious ...
 World War 4 Report3 weeks ago Paul Greengrass steps into dystopian future with 1984  The Express Tribune3 weeks ago Oscar-nommed Paul Greengrass to adapt George Orwells "1984"  PanARMENIAN Network3 weeks ago Greengrass to direct 1984 film  Irish Independent3 weeks ago
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