George Orwell

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First reported 16 mins ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 1 reports

9 Famous Thinkers Who Were Total Hypocrites

If you think "hypocrite" is too strong a word for the people on this list, keep in mind that we're all hypocrites, in a way. Even the most fierce animal rights activist may really love the leather shoes some poor cow made possible. We're all human, and ... [Published Free Internet Press - 16 mins ago]
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Op-ed: The High Stakes of Bad History

“Those who control the past control the future.” — George Orwell, 1984In 1991, I was a high school history teacher in Concord, Mass. I began each year by reviewing the above Orwell quote with students, helping them understand how what version of the past ... [Published Gay.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

The victims of 1984 want justice - not a 'sting' operation

Published:We don't need a sting operation to believe that the 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom wasn't just the result of gross police inaptitude.When George Orwell wrote 1984, he would have little inkling that his 'imaginary' year wouldn't be imaginary in the very ... [Published Mail Online UK - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

OFF BEAT: In a word — or 37,931 words — it’s insurance

Et tu, exclusions?It takes Northampton, England-based specialty insurer Staysure Ltd. about twice the number of words to outline the terms of its travel insurance policy as it took William Shakespeare to retell the story of Julius Caesar’s assassination, ... [Published Business Insurance - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

What Happens When "The Good Guys" Turn Out To Be The "Bad Guys?"

Any psychiatrist [or anyone under 30] might say my poor grades in science classes have made me inappropriately skeptical about all the accolades modern neurobiologista receive these days. Especially for their impressive work mapping our brains. If you ... [Published Chicago Now - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

50 later and still no one is video calling

FIFTY YEARS AGO this week, AT&T demonstrated the first video calls at The World's Fair in New York. In 1964, the demonstration was more of a curiosity than anything else - the opportunity to talk to a stranger sitting on the other coast, at a similar ... [Published TheInquirer.net - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Can you put a price on the beauty of the natural world? | George Monbiot | Comment is free

‘This is the way it’s going now. Everything will be fungible. Place, past, love and enchantment will have no meaning.' Photograph: David Levene George Orwell warned that "the logical end of mechanical progress is to reduce the human being to something ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

King has worked hard to ensure liberal street cred

1:00 AMLETTERFormer governor and now Sen. Angus King has worked hard to ensure his liberal street cred is intact for next election. In the past two weeks, he has determined there is no such thing as Obamacare and would like to waterboard Dick Cheney. ... [Published Kennebec Journal - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

April 21-22: Who is behind the Ukraine coup? Tefft may become new US ambassador to Russia, and more

Trusting US diplomacy is more dangerous than no negotiations at all. Using Estonia, Poland, Bulgaria to build up NATO forces belies any intentions Kerry stated. He is a warmonger, and if you examine Libya correctly, so is Obama.LeGarde of the IMF gave ... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why We Fear Google; German Media Mogul’s Open Letter To Eric Schmidt

Mathias Döpfner, CEO of the largest media group in Germany, has published an open letter to Google chairman Eric Schmidt outlining all the reasons for the public to distrust the company. Döpfner’s explanation paints a picture of the innovation and technological ... [Published Lowyat.net - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Before they were famous: Can you guess the celebrity from these British Pathe News clips?

George Orwell, Audrey Hepburn and Arnold Schwarznegger found in the British Pathe Archive before they were famous. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Chilling Video: NSA Spying Expands To Your Webcam

Chilling Video: NSA Spying Expands To Your Webcam :"First we found out the NSA was scooping up all of our phone calls and emails.Then we found out they were archiving our online video chats. Now it has been revealed that the NSA is hacking into hotel ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Apr 20 2014]

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9 Famous Thinkers Who Were Total Hypocrites [Published Free Internet Press - 16 mins ago]
Op-ed: The High Stakes of Bad History [Published Gay.com - 1 hour ago]
Wyoming doesn’t want its kids to learn about cl... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 1 hour ago]
When Propaganda Represents Governance In Nigeri... [Published Modern Ghana - 1 hour ago]
St George’s Day 2014: Here are 18 of our absolu... [Published Metro.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
Column: Is S.C. legislature returning to 1984? [Published Aiken Today - 7 hours ago]
EDITORIAL: Court strikes blow for campus colorb... [Published Washington Times - 9 hours ago]
TODAY'S MUNDY: There’s no way around these snoo... [Published Echoes Sentinel - 9 hours ago]
Why we are where we are [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 10 hours ago]
The victims of 1984 want justice - not a 'sting... [Published Mail Online UK - 12 hours ago]
Rashid Khalidi: Washington and the Peace Proces... [Published Campus Watch - 12 hours ago]
Argument analysis: Thirty years later, “1984″ i... [Published SCOTUSblog - 13 hours ago]
OFF BEAT: In a word — or 37,931 words — it’s in... [Published Business Insurance - 13 hours ago]
What Happens When "The Good Guys" Turn Out To B... [Published Chicago Now - 18 hours ago]
IT Words to Eschew [Published Data Center Journal - 19 hours ago]
Made in England [Published Progress Labour's Progressives - 19 hours ago]
50 later and still no one is video calling [Published TheInquirer.net - 21 hours ago]
Worst banks and insurers for small print revealed [Published This Is Money - Apr 22 2014]
Can you put a price on the beauty of the natura... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
Can you put a price on the beauty of the natura... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 22 2014]
King has worked hard to ensure liberal street cred [Published Kennebec Journal - Apr 22 2014]
Phuket Journalist Asks Thailand to Celebrate Wo... [Published Phuket Wan - Apr 22 2014]
April 21-22: Who is behind the Ukraine coup? Te... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 22 2014]
Can you put a price on the beauty of the natura... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 22 2014]
USCIS Ignores Court and OOH in Attempt to Downg... [Published ILW.COM - Apr 21 2014]
What is Net Neutrality and Why Should Marketers... [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 21 2014]
Why We Fear Google; German Media Mogul’s Open L... [Published Lowyat.net - Apr 21 2014]
Fascism swelling in Britain [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 21 2014]
Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assas... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 21 2014]
Tom Engelhardt: Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 21 2014]
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Wyoming doesn’t want its kids to learn about cl... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 1 hour ago]
Shutterstock “Wait — so is coal good for the environment?” Let’s briefly review the science on anthropogenic climate change: 97 percent of articles on the subject published in peer-reviewed scientific journals over two decades have agreed with the ...
Argument analysis: Thirty years later, “1984″ i... [Published SCOTUSblog - 13 hours ago]
Analysis It has been all of thirty years since George Orwell’s “1984,” but imagery from that novel can still be scary, indeed.  The image of a “Ministry of Truth” was floated in the Supreme Court’s chamber on Tuesday, and it drew the Justices away ...
Can you put a price on the beauty of the natura... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 22 2014]
‘This is the way it’s going now. Everything will be fungible. Place, past, love and enchantment will have no meaning.’ Photograph: David Levene George Orwell warned that “the logical end of mechanical progress is to reduce the human being to something ...
Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assas... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 21 2014]
(By Tom Engelhardt via Tomdispatch.com) How the mighty have fallen.  Once known as “Obama’s favorite general,” James Cartwright will soon don a prison uniform and, thanks to a plea deal, spend 13 months behind bars.  Involved in setting up the earliest ...
Tom Engelhardt: Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 21 2014]
By Tom Engelhardt, a co-founder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as a history of the Cold War, The End of Victory Culture , runs the Nation Institute’s TomDispatch.com . His latest book, co-authored ...
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