George Orwell

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Name: George Orwell
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Doublethink is alive and well

In a most bizarre ruling, the Supreme Court of California has issued an opinion that before you are told you have a right to remain silent (Miranda warning), you must state you are invoking your right to remain silent or the silence can be used against ... [Published Grass Valley Union - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Why you shouldn't look at the leaked Jennifer Lawrence photos.

Hacked Photos: Celebrity Privacy Here's Why You Shouldn't Look At The Leaked Jennifer Lawrence PhotosWhen dozens of nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence were posted on the anonymous image-sharing site 4chan on Sunday, untold thousands flocked to the site ... [Published AskMen Canada - 13 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Peter writes the ‘capitalist answer to George Orwell’

A CLOSET surrealist painter from Bradford-on-Tone has written a novel which he says “will do for capitalism what George Orwell’s Animal Farm did for communism.”The Creator: On Earth As It Is In Heaven is Peter Edwards’ second published work, having written ... [Published This is the West Country - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day

Great reads under 200 pages. Mostly. BuzzFeed Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill Dept. of Speculation , a series of short dispatches from the front line of a marriage, is by turns hilarious and heartbreaking, and often both in the same sentence. ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 15 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Animal Farm

Tuesday, September 02, 2014From Print EditionOne of those claiming to bring down the government and launching a revolution does so from the comfort of his deluxe shipping container. The other aspirant to power appears to hold a virtual show in the cool ... [Published The News International - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

War minus the shooting

Vladimir Putin talks to young football players during a visit to Spartak’s stadium Otkrytie Arena in Moscow. Photo: Sergei Karpukhin/ReutersOnce again, there are strong rumblings of a sport boycott against Russia holding the football World Cup finals ... [Published Times of Malta - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 3 reports

Will Self vs George Orwell

Will Self, the novelist, critic and broadcaster, has chiselled a successful career out of being a sesquipedalian. This, as Self noted in 2012, means "a lover of obscure words" and is brandished more often as an insult than a panegyric. Self's engorgement ... [Published The Independent - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

The minister of paradox

Detail of a portrait of Alexander Herzen, painted by Nikolai GeI t wasn’t easy for me to be an anti-war activist in the 1960s when I was also, like most students of Russian culture, an anti-Marxist. I identified one kindred soul in George Orwell and another ... [Published New Criterion - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Children’s safety more important than being politically correct

MP John Hayes writes for spaldingtodayIn his great dystopian novel 1984, George Orwell wrote of a society where the expression of supposedly unacceptable views, however well founded, is labelled as a ‘thoughtcrime’.In modern Britain it isn’t the state ... [Published Spalding Guardian - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Gaza: How to perpetuate the conflict

In his nightmare dystopia of 1984 , George Orwell described the inversion of reality and the falsifications which the people were inveigled into believing by their government: “The Ministry of Plenty’s forecast had estimated the output of boots for the ... [Published Israel National News - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Homosexuality Law Driven By Political Opportunism

George Orwell, author of the 1945 satirical novella Animal Farm once said that in our age, there is no such thing as "keeping out of politics".All issues are political, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Will Self: 'I like Orwell's writing as much as the next talented mediocrity'

In what is perhaps the first literary spat between a living and death author, Will Self has infuriated the followers of George Orwell by describing the writer of the political classics Animal Farm and 1984 as a “supreme mediocrity”. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 31 2014]

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Doublethink is alive and well [Published Grass Valley Union - 3 hours ago]
Remembering Steve Sotloff, and Too Many Others [Published MSNBC Newsweek - 7 hours ago]
Peter writes the ‘capitalist answer to George O... [Published This is the West Country - 9 hours ago]
Out & About: Plenty of diamonds in Lincoln Park [Published Chicago Lawyer - 12 hours ago]
Why you shouldn't look at the leaked Jennifer L... [Published AskMen Canada - 13 hours ago]
Voyeurs looking at leaked celebrity photos are ... [Published Catholic Herald - 15 hours ago]
46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 15 hours ago]
France, UK going mad over Syria [Published Islam Times - 19 hours ago]
Day the 'Thought Police' banned the saucy Victo... [Published Black Country Bugle - 21 hours ago]
Animal Farm [Published The News International - 23 hours ago]
War minus the shooting [Published Times of Malta - Sep 02 2014]
THE LITTLE BIG STORY LIST: When lab animals sho... [Published InOttawa.com - Sep 02 2014]
Advertising is all around us, with the help of ... [Published Daily Collegian - Sep 02 2014]
Don't rush to Act on terrorism threat [Published ABC Online - Sep 02 2014]
EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: John Prescott is an ice buc... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 02 2014]
Real Team Australia did stand up [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 01 2014]
Why the Deep State always Wins [Published Dissident Voice - Sep 01 2014]
Will Self vs George Orwell [Published The Independent - Sep 01 2014]
Gov’s pension law: 36 NGO’s battle for its null... [Published Daily Newswatch - Sep 01 2014]
OPINION: Some animals are more equal than others [Published Newcastle Herald - Sep 01 2014]
The minister of paradox [Published New Criterion - Sep 01 2014]
Children’s safety more important than being pol... [Published Spalding Guardian - Sep 01 2014]
Children’s safety more important than being pol... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
Gaza: How to perpetuate the conflict [Published Israel National News - Sep 01 2014]
Shark attack: Will Self goes for ‘mediocre’ Geo... [Published The Week UK - Sep 01 2014]
Brunel's Will Self critical of George Orwell [Published GetWestLondon - Sep 01 2014]
VenEconomy: Maduro Sneaks Out of Venezuela, Mee... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Sep 01 2014]
Redistribution and the Lesson the Left Refuses ... [Published American Thinker - Sep 01 2014]
Homosexuality Law Driven By Political Opportunism [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
Narendra Modi’s 100 days in office—Hits, misses... [Published Livemint.com - Sep 01 2014]
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46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 15 hours ago]
Great reads under 200 pages. Mostly. BuzzFeed Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill Dept. of Speculation , a series of short dispatches from the front line of a marriage, is by turns hilarious and heartbreaking, and often both in the same sentence. ...
The self-loathing of the British Left is now a ... [Published News » Politics - Aug 31 2014]
It’s often been observed that a certain type of British Lefty hates Britain – and that they reserve particularly hatred for Englishness. Back in 1941 George Orwell made this acute remark: England is perhaps the only great country whose intellectuals are ...
Big Brother Feels Bad. Really. [Published The Mudflats - Aug 31 2014]
Remember 1984? The book, not the year. You probably read it in high school. It’s a dystopian novel, published in 1949, that takes place in a world of perpetual manufactured war, state sponsored torture, omnipresent and intrusive government surveillance, ...
Garry Kasparov: It’s a War, Stupid! [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 30 2014]
As Russian troops and armored columns advance in Eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian government begs for aid from the free world it hoped would receive it and protect it as one of its own. The leaders of the free world, meanwhile, are struggling to find the ...
Garry Kasparov: It’s a War, Stupid! [Published The China Blog - Aug 30 2014]
As Russian troops and armored columns advance in Eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian government begs for aid from the free world it hoped would receive it and protect it as one of its own. The leaders of the free world, meanwhile, are struggling to find the ...
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