George Orwell

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Name: George Orwell
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Come Dine With Me

The ultimate literary dinner party line up… Authors: we just can’t get enough of them, whether it’s reading their articles, books or plays. But what would it be like to have one to dinner? And, even more importantly, who would you invite to grace your ... [Published The Bubble - 1 hour ago]
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The lack of thought in modern language

From George Orwell, as republished by The New Republic: “(M)odern writing at its worst does not consist in picking out words for the sake of their meaning and inventing images in order to make the meaning clearer. It consists in gumming together long ... [Published Journal-News - 14 hours ago]
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We asked you: Do you support President Obama's strategy to defeat ISIS?

Editor's note: Because of a production problem, the poll results are not available.Less talk, more actionIt's hard to tell if the strategy will work. You can only bomb so much from the sky when we know terrorists just use innocents as human shields to ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - 15 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Takeaway at Hussain's Kebabs

First published in Food Reviews by , Music Editor. Call me on 01865 425494. Follow me on twitter: @OxMailTimHughesAs the great George Orwell might have said after a night on the tiles in Oxford, “all kebabs are equal – but some kebabs are more ... [Published Oxford Mail - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Premium cut

An editorial from the St. John's Telegram:Now, economics is a funny business, and sometimes the mood of the economy is more important than, well, facts about that same economy.It doesn't matter if house sales are slowing: what's important is that it doesn't ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mission Accomplished: Why We Hate Politics

George Orwell must be spinning in his grave rapidly enough to generate more electrical current than Hoover Dam. Political spinning reached a new high or low–they turn out to be much the same thing–when, on September 12, 2014, White House Press Secretary ... [Published Los Angeles Daily News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

In a snap

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s noted penchant for snappy acronyms and phrases is on display as we “inch towards miles” of cooperation with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping. Since he began campaigning in earnest for the job of PM, Modi has deployed ... [Published Indian Express - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

'Empathy for the Poor'

Tim Taylor: Empathy for the Poor: A Meditation : The U.S. Census Bureau has just published its annual report with estimates of the U.S. poverty rate , which was 14.5% in 2013, down a touch from 15.0% in 2012. It's easy to have sympathy for those ... [Published Economist's View - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

George Orwell

At a time when paper is scarce and the younger writers are mostly in battledress, it is not easy to be sure what is happening, but I think one can saf ... [Published The New Republic Online - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: George Orwell
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Doublespeak: Is It 2014 or 1984?

In his classic work "1984," George Orwell introduced two new terms into the lexicon — doublethink and newspeak.Though he didn't use the word "doublespeak," it's an easy leap by simply combining the two Orwell terms — and that's what we are experiencing ... [Published Creators.Com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

The Art Of The Personal Essay

Richard Rodriguez names the writers who influenced his approach to the form:There was Joan Didion—the Didion of those glorious California essays of the sixties. Because she was from Sacramento and writing about the Central Valley when I first read her, ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

The American Public: A Tough Soldier Or A Chicken Hawk Cowering In A Cubicle?

Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,You gotta love the American public sometimes. For a mass of people so easily terrified by guys in caves funded and armed by our intelligence services and “allies” in the Persian Gulf, the same public ... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 14 2014]

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'Empathy for the Poor' [Published Economist's View - Sep 17 2014]
Tim Taylor: Empathy for the Poor: A Meditation : The U.S. Census Bureau has just published its annual report with estimates of the U.S. poverty rate , which was 14.5% in 2013, down a touch from 15.0% in 2012. It's easy to have sympathy for those ...
Bobby Jindal on Climate Denial: 'I Know You Are... [Published The BRAD BLOG - Sep 17 2014]
It's hard to compete with Maine's Paul LePage for the title of Nation's Dumbest Governor , but Louisiana's Gov. Bobby Jindal, who pretends to think he might be a viable Republican Presidential candidate in 2016, seems to want to give him a run for ...
The Art Of The Personal Essay [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 16 2014]
Richard Rodriguez names the writers who influenced his approach to the form: There was Joan Didion—the Didion of those glorious California essays of the sixties. Because she was from Sacramento and writing about the Central Valley when I first read ...
[Sponsor] 1984: Stealth Fashion for the Under-S... [Published Kottke.org Blog - Sep 15 2014]
The Affair is a London-based fashion brand that looks for inspiration in literature, producing t-shirts and prints inspired by notable books. But they've taken it up a notch for their newest collection on Kickstarter: 1984: Stealth Fashion for the ...
The American Public: A Tough Soldier Or A Chick... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 14 2014]
Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, You gotta love the American public sometimes. For a mass of people so easily terrified by guys in caves funded and armed by our intelligence services and “allies” in the Persian Gulf, the same ...
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