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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Snowden film 'almost killed' by self-censorshipAnatoly Kucherena. The Moscow-based attorney told AFP in 2014 he had written t
Snowden film 'almost killed' by self-censorship
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
Anatoly Kucherena. The Moscow-based attorney told AFP in 2014 he had written the novel -- which Stone likens to George Orwell's 1984 -- because he could not remain indifferent to his client's ethical dilemma. - 'Rules broken in secret' - "I... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
In Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, a brotherhood of supportindigenous community. His room is the size of a walk-in closet, but he counts h
In Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, a brotherhood of support
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
indigenous community. His room is the size of a walk-in closet, but he counts himself lucky to have snagged a spot at the Orwell, a century-old hotel that has been converted into a housing facility. He was homeless when he started joking around... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Off Deadline: Journalism teacher takes aim at critical thinking, internationallyin the vote. There is perhaps irony in that Woj began her teaching career at P
Off Deadline: Journalism teacher takes aim at critical thinking, internationally
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 20 hours ago
in the vote. There is perhaps irony in that Woj began her teaching career at Paly in 1984, the year selected by George Orwell for his famous book, "1984," foretelling a world where thinking is forbidden, even punished. She took over the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Happiness is a huge gun: Cold War thrillers and the modern nuclear deterrentstrength, autonomy and rationality”. In 1945, shortly after Hiroshima became a
Happiness is a huge gun: Cold War thrillers and the modern nuclear deterrent
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
strength, autonomy and rationality”. In 1945, shortly after Hiroshima became a byword for mass destruction, George ­Orwell predicted in his essay “You and the Atom Bomb” that nuclear weapons would bring about what he was the first to call a... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
OUT & ABOUT | Club Calendarcom. Meetings: First, third Thursdays, legion hall, Columbiana. Call 330-549-51
OUT & ABOUT | Club Calendar
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
com. Meetings: First, third Thursdays, legion hall, Columbiana. Call 330-549-5173, 330-536-8031. ORWELL GUN CLUB: Turkey shoots Fridays, 7 p.m. 330-683-4738. PORTAGE SUMMIT FIELD & STREAM: Trap shoots every Tuesday, 5 to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
What color is paella? The answer, from a Barcelona chefoccupied by anarchists, across the plaza from another occupied by communists, a
What color is paella? The answer, from a Barcelona chef
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
occupied by anarchists, across the plaza from another occupied by communists, and down La Ramba to the hotel where George Orwell stayed when he joined other volunteers who came to Spain from around the world to fight Franco. Lloyd recited passages... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Tories are destroying Labour with their progressive policiesout the reliable old applause lines at rallies of the faithful. “Too see what
The Tories are destroying Labour with their progressive policies
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
out the reliable old applause lines at rallies of the faithful. “Too see what is in front of one’s nose,” wrote George Orwell, “needs a constant struggle.” Once, the Labour Party was prepared to engage in that struggle and saw, for example,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Best of Republican Party exploitedashamed to recount that night to his children and grandchildren. In his essay
Best of Republican Party exploited
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
ashamed to recount that night to his children and grandchildren. In his essay “Politics and the English Language,” George Orwell said: “If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” The construction of an imaginary narrative of... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Rio theme will make this year’s carnival a riot of fun and colour11, and Olivia Andrews, 10, near the front. It will make its way down Hamilton
Rio theme will make this year’s carnival a riot of fun and colour
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
11, and Olivia Andrews, 10, near the front. It will make its way down Hamilton Road and through the town centre, along Orwell Road, and then the seafront, where the entertainment will be based. The number of road closures has been reduced this... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cigarette brands once viewed as an icon of cool could be bannedpresident. File picture The brand is also linked to artists and writers like P
Cigarette brands once viewed as an icon of cool could be banned
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
president. File picture The brand is also linked to artists and writers like Pablo Picasso, Jean-Paul Sartre, George Orwell and Albert Camus. Henri Charrière, French author and convict, makes frequent reference to his love of Gauloises in... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
What are your memories of the 1976 heatwave?Youngters visiting Pin Mill and enjoying the colling waters were surprised to s
What are your memories of the 1976 heatwave?
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Youngters visiting Pin Mill and enjoying the colling waters were surprised to see Father Christmas coming up the River Orwell. The temperatures in East Anglia this week may have passed 30C but it is nothing compared to the heatwave and drought... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
What are your memories of the 1976 heatwave?Youngters visiting Pin Mill and enjoying the colling waters were surprised to s
What are your memories of the 1976 heatwave?
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 days ago
Youngters visiting Pin Mill and enjoying the colling waters were surprised to see Father Christmas coming up the River Orwell. The temperatures in East Anglia this week may have passed 30C but it is nothing compared to the heatwave and drought... Read more
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The Hindu
Can great athletes be role models?although this does not mean that sports idealists should cede the moral high gr
Can great athletes be role models?
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
although this does not mean that sports idealists should cede the moral high ground completely and come to accept sport as Orwell saw it — war minus the shooting. But professional sport, with all its commercialisation and its emphasis on winning... Read more
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Rutland Herald
State prepares to add inspection requirements for 1,500 small farms Melody Bodette / VPR PHOTO The Tudhope farm in Orwell will be among the 1,500
State prepares to add inspection requirements for 1,500 small farms
Rutland Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Melody Bodette / VPR PHOTO The Tudhope farm in Orwell will be among the 1,500 small farms the state Agency of Agriculture will certify and inspect, if new rules are approved. New... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Rock’n’roll guitar concert raises £500 for Town 102’s Town Kids Trust in Ipswichconcert raised more than £500 for charity. To send a link to this page you mus
Rock’n’roll guitar concert raises £500 for Town 102’s Town Kids Trust in Ipswich
Ipswich Star / Posted 3 days ago
concert raised more than £500 for charity. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. The event, supported by the Orwell Park School rock band, saw musicians aged from just a few years old to over 60 take to the stage to perform in front... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Second night of RNC is suffused with anti-Clinton messagewith very few exceptions, Donald Trump spent much of the evening as He Who Must
Second night of RNC is suffused with anti-Clinton message
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
with very few exceptions, Donald Trump spent much of the evening as He Who Must Not Be Named. In a moment out of Orwell or Oz, Trump himself did appear, beamed onto the enormous screen behind the main podium so he could accept the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
New water quality rules to impact all Vt. farmscertifying and inspecting an additional 1,500 small farms. Currently, there are
New water quality rules to impact all Vt. farms
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 4 days ago
certifying and inspecting an additional 1,500 small farms. Currently, there are just 170 farms in the permitting program. Orwell dairy farmer Miles Tudhope doesn't like the changes. His farm, which now will be considered a small farm, already has... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Spain's most moving Civil War locationsin the “control” of anarchist groups, lost to street battles and factionalism.
Spain's most moving Civil War locations
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
in the “control” of anarchist groups, lost to street battles and factionalism. It is a period described in detail by George Orwell in Homage To Catalonia. The writer fought on the Republican side, and recounted his experiences in said book, which... Read more
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Evening Standard
Things to do in Manchester: where to stay, eat and exploreRutherford? Did you know that Manchester has the biggest student population of
Things to do in Manchester: where to stay, eat and explore
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Rutherford? Did you know that Manchester has the biggest student population of any city in Europe? Did you know George Orwell once described Manchester as ‘the belly and guts of the nation’? Did you know Lonely Planet named Manchester one of... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Flux Freestyle trampoline park opens its doors at Cardinal Park, Ipswichas the economical downturn took hold. The gym first opened in Charles Street i
Flux Freestyle trampoline park opens its doors at Cardinal Park, Ipswich
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 days ago
as the economical downturn took hold. The gym first opened in Charles Street in 1978 before moving to a premises in Lower Orwell Street. It moved to Cardinal Park just a few years before the company fell into difficulties – the gym had more than... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sam Leith: Fiddling with Pokémon while the world burnsOne step on from teenage boys psyched for jihad by Call of Duty on the Xbox. If
Sam Leith: Fiddling with Pokémon while the world burns
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
One step on from teenage boys psyched for jihad by Call of Duty on the Xbox. If you want a vision of the future, to adapt Orwell, imagine a Pokéball smashing into Pikachu’s face — for ever. Moorcock still rocks the literary world I had the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Delusional, Partisan Pseudo-Intellectuals of the Empireof atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for n
Delusional, Partisan Pseudo-Intellectuals of the Empire
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them." -George Orwell I've certainly had my share of run-ins with Democratic Party apologists, the ones who insist that all the evils of... Read more
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The New Statesman
We must face the future - but first we need a new leaderwar are so evocative. In some cases very fine writers were involved directly, a
We must face the future - but first we need a new leader
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
war are so evocative. In some cases very fine writers were involved directly, and not just Ernest Hemingway and George Orwell, but a host of others, too, Spanish and non-Spanish. Partly it is because Spain is near and far, a part of Europe yet... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Language that isn'tLong before the current crop of academics substituted ideology for scholarship,
Language that isn't
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Long before the current crop of academics substituted ideology for scholarship, George Orwell observed: "In certain kinds of writing, particularly in art criticism and literary criticism, it is normal to come across long passages which are almost... Read more
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Breitbart
‘Radical Islam’: Obama Won’t Say the Words, and Has No Answerappeals. And the problem is not new. It pre-dates radical Islam by at least a g
‘Radical Islam’: Obama Won’t Say the Words, and Has No Answer
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
appeals. And the problem is not new. It pre-dates radical Islam by at least a generation. During World War II, George Orwell wrote a review of Mein Kampf in the hope of understanding what motivated the Nazi regime. He observed: Whereas... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
A Brief History Of Democratic and Republican Convention Insanitywere brutally beaten by police. 1980 Democratic Convention — Inexplicably, one
A Brief History Of Democratic and Republican Convention Insanity
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
were brutally beaten by police. 1980 Democratic Convention — Inexplicably, one Democratic delegate cast a vote for George Orwell to be Jimmy Carter‘s running mate. The “Animal Farm” author had been dead for 30 years. But that was nothing compared... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A Brief History Of Democratic and Republican Convention Insanitywere brutally beaten by police. 1980 Democratic Convention — Inexplicably, one
A Brief History Of Democratic and Republican Convention Insanity
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
were brutally beaten by police. 1980 Democratic Convention — Inexplicably, one Democratic delegate cast a vote for George Orwell to be Jimmy Carter‘s running mate. The “Animal Farm” author had been dead for 30 years. But that was nothing compared... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Games without frontiers – chess and backgammon build bridgeswhere they are. “They would be in some sense a luxury in that they are not ess
Games without frontiers – chess and backgammon build bridges
Chichester Observer / Posted 7 days ago
where they are. “They would be in some sense a luxury in that they are not essential for physical survival but as George Orwell pointed out in Road to Wigan Pier, it is psychologically necessary for people with very little to have something that... Read more
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The New Statesman
When idealists go to battle: why the Spanish Civil War still matterswar are so evocative. In some cases very fine writers were involved directly, a
When idealists go to battle: why the Spanish Civil War still matters
The New Statesman / Posted 8 days ago
war are so evocative. In some cases very fine writers were involved directly, and not just Ernest Hemingway and George Orwell, but a host of others, too, Spanish and non-Spanish. Partly it is because Spain is near and far, a part of Europe yet... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Mystery Suffolk Seago painting fetches more than £23,000 at auctionand Ipswich Star readers can identify the location. Another Suffolk painting b
Mystery Suffolk Seago painting fetches more than £23,000 at auction
Ipswich Star / Posted 8 days ago
and Ipswich Star readers can identify the location. Another Suffolk painting by Edward Seago – titled Thames Barges On The Orwell – sold for £18,750 at Christie’s in London on Wednesday. Edward Seago, a coal merchant’s son, was born in Norwich on... Read more
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The Forward
After Nice, We Should Fight Islamic State Terror With Ruthless Progressivismbrink of falling into a new dark age, with prejudice dignified as a form of pol
After Nice, We Should Fight Islamic State Terror With Ruthless Progressivism
The Forward / Posted 8 days ago
brink of falling into a new dark age, with prejudice dignified as a form of political discourse and ignorance, as George Orwell foretold, being touted as strength. We find ourselves magnifying ISIS’s body count. Now, not only do the casualties... Read more
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DW
Why intellectuals like Hemmingway got involved in the Spanish Civil War |Republicans and traveled to Spain. Also present where the French writer Antoine
Why intellectuals like Hemmingway got involved in the Spanish Civil War |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
Republicans and traveled to Spain. Also present where the French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the British writer George Orwell, the German actor Ernst Busch and the writer Erich Weinert. Was it the first time that so many international people,... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Brother of Archie Hall, who fell from Orwell Bridge last year, cycling 1,000 miles for mental health charity Mind Sam Hall is taking on a 1,000 mile bike ride at the end of July to raise mone
Brother of Archie Hall, who fell from Orwell Bridge last year, cycling 1,000 miles for mental health charity Mind
Ipswich Star / Posted 9 days ago
Sam Hall is taking on a 1,000 mile bike ride at the end of July to raise money for MIND. He is riding in memory of his brother Archie,... Read more
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The Forward
After Nice, We Need To Fight ISIS With Ruthless Progressivismbrink of falling into a new dark age, with prejudice dignified as a form of pol
After Nice, We Need To Fight ISIS With Ruthless Progressivism
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
brink of falling into a new dark age, with prejudice dignified as a form of political discourse and ignorance, as George Orwell foretold, being touted as strength. We find ourselves magnifying ISIS’s body count. Now, not only do the casualties... Read more
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The China Post
What color is paella? The answer, from a Barcelona chefoccupied by anarchists, across the plaza from another occupied by communists, a
What color is paella? The answer, from a Barcelona chef
The China Post / Posted 9 days ago
occupied by anarchists, across the plaza from another occupied by communists, and down La Ramba to the hotel where George Orwell stayed when he joined other volunteers who came to Spain from around the world to fight Franco. Lloyd recited passages... Read more
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The Temasek Review
FactWire: False statement by Singapore’s Transport Minister ‘regrettable’ « Editorial « TR EMERITUSthing. In conclusion, FactWire posted an image along with the public statement
FactWire: False statement by Singapore’s Transport Minister ‘regrettable’ « Editorial « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 9 days ago
thing. In conclusion, FactWire posted an image along with the public statement, quoting from the famous writer George Orwell. “Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.” – George... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Two arrested in Orwell burglaryADDISON COUNTY — Last week Vermont State Police arrested the second suspect in
Two arrested in Orwell burglary
The Addison County Independent / Posted 9 days ago
ADDISON COUNTY — Last week Vermont State Police arrested the second suspect in the robbery of an Orwell home. Between June 27 and 30 the state police received reports of someone in a vehicle driving slowly by houses in Orwell, as if sizing them up... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cabinet Files - I Am Very Angry With You, Cdeswas sworn in for his seventh term of office in May this year, which will see hi
Cabinet Files - I Am Very Angry With You, Cdes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
was sworn in for his seventh term of office in May this year, which will see him clocking 35 years in office. George Orwell had this warning: "One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
‘It is horrendous’ - unexpected deaths reach record high at Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trustSuffolk mental health trust Henry Curtis-Williams, 21, who was found dead in L
‘It is horrendous’ - unexpected deaths reach record high at Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 10 days ago
Suffolk mental health trust Henry Curtis-Williams, 21, who was found dead in London a week after being found on Ipswich's Orwell Bridge. His family want answers from the mental health trust (NSFT) about what happened. Photo: Submitted A record... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
‘It is horrendous’ - unexpected deaths reach record high at Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trustSuffolk mental health trust Henry Curtis-Williams, 21, who was found dead in L
‘It is horrendous’ - unexpected deaths reach record high at Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Suffolk mental health trust Henry Curtis-Williams, 21, who was found dead in London a week after being found on Ipswich's Orwell Bridge. His family want answers from the mental health trust (NSFT) about what happened. Photo: Submitted A record... Read more
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iol.co.za
Weighing up Arts Festival’s artistic gainsblack women who took centre stage in so many productions. On the main programm
Weighing up Arts Festival’s artistic gains
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
black women who took centre stage in so many productions. On the main programme Animal Farm, an adaptation of the George Orwell novel directed by Neil Coppen had audiences gasping with recognition at the current political references portrayed on... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Hey, maybe this Pokemon Go thing isn't so bad after allnobody can say for sure. But the app can still track your phone's location and
Hey, maybe this Pokemon Go thing isn't so bad after all
Staten Island Advance / Posted 10 days ago
nobody can say for sure. But the app can still track your phone's location and IP address wherever you go. You see? George Orwell had it all wrong. Big Brother isn't going to impose fascism from on high. The masses are all joining the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Liberals need a Hanson whispererSpanish conflict as tragically noble. Soon after joining a ragtag militia insi
Liberals need a Hanson whisperer
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Spanish conflict as tragically noble. Soon after joining a ragtag militia inside the Trotskyist communist party POUM, Orwell learns his enemies are not just Franco’s forces but also the Stalinist Communist Party of Spain. The enduring theme... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Being Black Palestinian: Solidarity as a Welcome Pathologywhile raging against mainstream ideas, constant appetite for war and unthinking
Being Black Palestinian: Solidarity as a Welcome Pathology
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
while raging against mainstream ideas, constant appetite for war and unthinking support of Apartheid Israel. George Orwell once wrote: “In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act”. With time, and with no other... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Is Mr. Robot really serious about the issues it exposes?Fight Club popularized anti-consumerism, and long after Roman satirist Juvenal
Is Mr. Robot really serious about the issues it exposes?
SiliconANGLE / Posted 11 days ago
Fight Club popularized anti-consumerism, and long after Roman satirist Juvenal talked about pānis et circēnsēs, George Orwell made claims that it was consumerism acting as a blight on the progress of mankind. “Of course the post-war... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
First Vote: A Dispatch special seriespeople are more equal than others,' and that's just not true," Kerby said, refe
First Vote: A Dispatch special series
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
people are more equal than others,' and that's just not true," Kerby said, referencing the 1945 political novel by George Orwell. While Kerby said many of the social issues she feels most passionate about are emotionally based, she said they are... Read more
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Ipswich Star
‘Winerack’   on Ipswich Waterfront set to be ready in two​ yearsthe town’s prospects – especially in the wake of the referendum decision. It a
‘Winerack’   on Ipswich Waterfront set to be ready in two​ years
Ipswich Star / Posted 13 days ago
the town’s prospects – especially in the wake of the referendum decision. It also heard an update from Mr Gummer about the plans for the Lower Orwell Crossing – the consultation process for which was started by the county council at the end of J... Read more
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Ipswich Star
‘Winerack’   set to be ready in two​ yearsthe town’s prospects – especially in the wake of the referendum decision. It a
‘Winerack’   set to be ready in two​ years
Ipswich Star / Posted 13 days ago
the town’s prospects – especially in the wake of the referendum decision. It also heard an update from Mr Gummer about the plans for the Lower Orwell Crossing – the consultation process for which was started by the county council at the end of J... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hail Britanniaa people so stoic in bad times and reserved in good ones? They celebrate their
Hail Britannia
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
a people so stoic in bad times and reserved in good ones? They celebrate their defeats as others do their victories. George Orwell once noted that there "is no popular [English] poem about Trafalgar or Waterloo ... The most stirring battle poem in... Read more
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Breitbart
Sympathy for the Devils: The Plot Against Roger Ailes — and Americaand context,” it’s going to be a challenge for Americans to remember exactly wh
Sympathy for the Devils: The Plot Against Roger Ailes — and America
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
and context,” it’s going to be a challenge for Americans to remember exactly what happened in the Big D. As George Orwell wrote 70 years ago, “To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” And so it is with the MSM’s... Read more
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