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Philly.com
'The Lobster': Wes Anderson's sad, strange, funny, brilliant allegory on love and lossThe Lobster is what would happen if Wes Anderson set about doing Franz Kafka, w
'The Lobster': Wes Anderson's sad, strange, funny, brilliant allegory on love and loss
Philly.com / Posted 59 minutes ago
The Lobster is what would happen if Wes Anderson set about doing Franz Kafka, with a hefty dash of George Orwell thrown into the mix: surreal, comic, sad, strange, beautiful, sublime. (Charlie Kaufman comes to mind, too, but let's not complicate... Read more
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Daily Mail
TS Eliot's amazing rejection letter to George Orwell revealedTS Eliot REJECTED Animal Farm because he thought it was only right George Orwel
TS Eliot's amazing rejection letter to George Orwell revealed
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
TS Eliot REJECTED Animal Farm because he thought it was only right George Orwell's pigs ended up in charge since they were 'far more intelligent than the other animals' Incredible letter from then-publisher T.S Eliot to author George... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Labour's deluded Corbynite Twitterati are sealing it off from the electoratebecome indistinguishable from the pacifists so well described by that famous me
Labour's deluded Corbynite Twitterati are sealing it off from the electorate
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
become indistinguishable from the pacifists so well described by that famous member of the International Brigade George Orwell: "The majority of pacifists either belong to obscure religious sects or are simply humanitarians who object to taking... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich care workers team up to offer clubbing `experience’ nights at Revolutioncarers. During the day Steve Cates and Antwonne Smith are care workers, workin
Ipswich care workers team up to offer clubbing `experience’ nights at Revolution
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
carers. During the day Steve Cates and Antwonne Smith are care workers, working during the for local charity Genesis (Orwell Mencap), which provides a wide range of services for adults with learning difficulties and with additional needs. The... Read more
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express
This man is proof we are a nation in moral decline, blasts LEO MCKINSTRYthe import of foreign criminality on an epic scale, profoundly undermining the
This man is proof we are a nation in moral decline, blasts LEO MCKINSTRY
express / Posted 2 days ago
the import of foreign criminality on an epic scale, profoundly undermining the safety of our society. During the war George Orwell wrote that "the gentleness of English civilisation is its most marked characteristic". How hollow those words look... Read more
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T3
Spectacular sci-fi: the movies with the best future worldsto leave an indelible impression on the minds of anyone who watches it. Bureauc
Spectacular sci-fi: the movies with the best future worlds
T3 / Posted 2 days ago
to leave an indelible impression on the minds of anyone who watches it. Bureaucracy and technology have taken over, George Orwell style, and this is a future of dingy warehouses and dark offices rather than glistening spaceships and strange-looking... Read more
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Salon.com
The politics of words: Elitist liberals must stop mocking the simple language of Donald Trumpwhich it undoubtedly did. But is this truly a problem? In his 1946 essay “Poli
The politics of words: Elitist liberals must stop mocking the simple language of Donald Trump
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
which it undoubtedly did. But is this truly a problem? In his 1946 essay “Politics and the English Language,” George Orwell argued it wasn’t. He claimed the defense of the English language had “nothing to do with correct grammar and syntax,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Trudeau has further to fall. Much furtherhe clearly campaigned to stick to a specific deficit limit. It’s like this who
Trudeau has further to fall. Much further
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
he clearly campaigned to stick to a specific deficit limit. It’s like this whole government has become some hot mess of Orwell meets Ted Talks meets Fast Times at Ridgemont High. In another six months or so the previously forgiving public will... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ten Suffolk D-Day veterans honoured at Stowmarket Royal British Legion club after receiving Legion d’Honneur awardslanding craft at Felixstowe. They lay at anchor off Cattawade until the night o
Ten Suffolk D-Day veterans honoured at Stowmarket Royal British Legion club after receiving Legion d’Honneur awards
Ipswich Star / Posted 4 days ago
landing craft at Felixstowe. They lay at anchor off Cattawade until the night of June 5 when they sailed out of the River Orwell and into the North Sea. Speculation that this was the start of the liberation of France was initially confounded when... Read more
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Times of Malta
Open marketplace of ideasto determine the possible harmful ramifications of speech in advance, before th
Open marketplace of ideas
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
to determine the possible harmful ramifications of speech in advance, before they have even been said. Sounds like an Orwellian nightmare, but let’s entertain the idea for the sake of argument. The question that follows is, to whom are we... 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 4 days ago
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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The New Zealand Herald
A brief encounter with Justin Webster, film-makerCamus - what was the most important thing in life? Henri Cartier-Bresson - what
A brief encounter with Justin Webster, film-maker
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Camus - what was the most important thing in life? Henri Cartier-Bresson - what were his favourite photos and why? George Orwell - what drove him to write? What is the best biopic you've seen lately and the best biography? Nick Cave's 20,000... Read more
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Op-Ed News
America -- the Most Frightened Nation on Earthsalivating enemy in the form of Russia. Fear is a powerful lever for control o
America -- the Most Frightened Nation on Earth
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
salivating enemy in the form of Russia. Fear is a powerful lever for control over populations, as English author George Orwell keenly perceived. Get the public to fear for their lives from an external enemy, and they will be easily manipulated... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Concerns over Orwell Bridge safety remain after 17-old Weronika Stepien’s inquestConcerns over Orwell Bridge safety remain after 17-year-old Weronika Stepien’s
Concerns over Orwell Bridge safety remain after 17-old Weronika Stepien’s inquest
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 days ago
Concerns over Orwell Bridge safety remain after 17-year-old Weronika Stepien’s inquest Stop the Bridge Deaths - an EADT and Ipswich Star campaign A coroner has again raised his concerns about the potential for people to fall from the Orwell... Read more
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Garden City News
ADRB, historians debate preservation of Stewart-era home | May 20, 2016Society sitting over here quivering are irrelevant. And it bothers me greatly,”
ADRB, historians debate preservation of Stewart-era home | May 20, 2016
Garden City News / Posted 5 days ago
Society sitting over here quivering are irrelevant. And it bothers me greatly,” Kroessler said. He then quoted George Orwell: “who controls the past controls the future, who controls the present controls the past - that would be you (the ADRB)... Read more
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Evening Standard
Angell Town photo exhibition on showTown in Brixton goes on show from today. It features the work of Matt Writtle
Angell Town photo exhibition on show
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
Town in Brixton goes on show from today. It features the work of Matt Writtle and Kiran Mensah, both short-listed for the Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Social Evils along with the writer of the award-winning series, David Cohen. The private... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Jonah Goldberg: Despite the rise of Trump, conservatism isn't dead yetof them in that populist heartland of New York City, the new conventional wisdo
Jonah Goldberg: Despite the rise of Trump, conservatism isn't dead yet
Craig Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
of them in that populist heartland of New York City, the new conventional wisdom will go on and on — forever. As George Orwell noted, such assumptions stem from power-worship; that the winner of the moment will be invincible for all time. For... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Sylvia M. Lazzarrogardening and her beloved pets, Rosie and Sienna. She married Dean Joseph Lazz
Sylvia M. Lazzarro
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
gardening and her beloved pets, Rosie and Sienna. She married Dean Joseph Lazzaro Dec. 28, 1985. Besides her husband of Orwell, she leaves to mourn one son, Jeffrey Pitsenbarger of Perry; one daughter, Samantha (Adam) Pauline of Madison; one... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
May 19, 2016In fact, whether it’s a trip to the bathroom or a stroll around the block; most
May 19, 2016
Lapeer Area View / Posted 6 days ago
In fact, whether it’s a trip to the bathroom or a stroll around the block; most of us feel naked without our phones. As Orwell’s 1984 predicted, we have become surrounded by screens while cameras and microphones monitor almost every second of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Shame On The Supreme Court For Making A Mockery Of The First Amendmentby government censorship, violence, corruption, hypocrisy and intolerance, all
Shame On The Supreme Court For Making A Mockery Of The First Amendment
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
by government censorship, violence, corruption, hypocrisy and intolerance, all packaged for our supposed benefit in the Orwellian doublespeak of national security, tolerance and so-called “government speech.” Long gone are the days when... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Review: Spain In Our Hearts – the nobility, tragedy, treachery, hypocrisy and barbarity of the warshe is. I first encountered the Spanish Civil War through reading Leon Trotsky’
Review: Spain In Our Hearts – the nobility, tragedy, treachery, hypocrisy and barbarity of the war
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 days ago
she is. I first encountered the Spanish Civil War through reading Leon Trotsky’s The Spanish Revolution and then through Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia. Hochschild returns to this pivotal moment in 20th century history, telling a tale of how in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Comedy video shows people reading books with spoof covers on SubwayTips, Techniques and Ideas for Used Tampons', 'The F**kbois Karamazov by Fyodor
Comedy video shows people reading books with spoof covers on Subway
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Tips, Techniques and Ideas for Used Tampons', 'The F**kbois Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and '1984 2: 1985 by George Orwell'. MOST WATCHED NEWS VIDEOS Hilarious moment man takes to waterslide for an epic... Bouncer shuts up club-goer in... Read more
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The Christian Post
Obama's Bathroom Madnessconstitutional process through executive fiat. This "gender identity" madness
Obama's Bathroom Madness
The Christian Post / Posted 7 days ago
constitutional process through executive fiat. This "gender identity" madness is "The Emperor's New Clothes" meets George Orwell. We must all pretend, under penalty of law, that a man in a miniskirt is magically a woman, or face the wrath of... Read more
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Daily Record
Socialism is for suckers, and the powerfulbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Socialism is for suckers, and the powerful
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Make America Less Smart Again! We Know Words! Obama Is A Joke! Sad!a virtue." Then Drumpf, who says he is "like, a really smart person,” charged s
Make America Less Smart Again! We Know Words! Obama Is A Joke! Sad!
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
a virtue." Then Drumpf, who says he is "like, a really smart person,” charged such remarks are why Obama "is the worst president in U.S. history!" because, duh, dumb is the greatest! We miss Vonnegut, Orwell, Ivins, those masters of surrealism.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Monopoly vs. choice"Everything faded into mist. The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, th
Monopoly vs. choice
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
"Everything faded into mist. The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became truth." --George Orwell, 1984 Say what you will about Johnny Key, the man is brave enough to take the slings and arrows that come with making tough but... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Flytipping stranger costs Ipswich couple nearly £1,000debris was dumped in Gainsborough Lane on both occasions. At 10.15am on June 2
Flytipping stranger costs Ipswich couple nearly £1,000
Ipswich Star / Posted 8 days ago
debris was dumped in Gainsborough Lane on both occasions. At 10.15am on June 20 last year a park patrol supervisor at Orwell Country Park was alerted to a large amount of flytipping in the road which runs along the park. The rubbish was spread... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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First Coast News
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
First Coast News / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialismbetween exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppresso
Glenn Reynolds: Don't be a sucker for socialism
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
between exploited workers and peasants and their “New Class” socialist oppressors. Well, this is old news: George Orwell explained the phenomenon in his Animal Farm many decades ago. But people keep falling for it: Like Ponzi schemes,... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Hundreds achieve their own personal best for annual 10k race in WoodbridgeArthur Hastings alongside David Suchet’s Poirot, picked up the cheque for Lapwi
Hundreds achieve their own personal best for annual 10k race in Woodbridge
Ipswich Star / Posted 9 days ago
Arthur Hastings alongside David Suchet’s Poirot, picked up the cheque for Lapwing Suffolk. Also receiving donations were Orwell Panthers Athletics Club, Friends of Woodbridge Primary School, Suffolk Young People’s Health Project (4YP) and Ipswich... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Heard it at School: Rutland High walks to prevent suicidethe Barstow Memorial School. � The Otter Valley Union School Board meets at 6
Heard it at School: Rutland High walks to prevent suicide
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
the Barstow Memorial School. � The Otter Valley Union School Board meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the OVUHS library. � The Orwell School Board will meet at 7 p.m. today at Orwell Village School. � The Mill River Unified Union School Board will... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Don’t Sleep Through the Revolution: A Graduation Message for a Dark Age - Commentary Don’t Sleep Through the Revolution: A Graduation Message for a Dark Age By John W. Whitehead May 02 2016 “The most striking fact about the story of Rip Van Wi...them and free their minds and decide to disagree are often ostracized and find
Don’t Sleep Through the Revolution: A Graduation Message for a Dark Age - Commentary Don’t Sleep Through the Revolution: A Graduation Message for a Dark Age By John W. Whitehead May 02 2016 “The most striking fact about the story of Rip Van Wi...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
them and free their minds and decide to disagree are often ostracized and find themselves behind bars. However, as George Orwell warned, “Until they become conscious, they will never rebel, and until after they rebelled, they cannot become... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fuel Price Hike - the Language and Grammatical Illogic of a Regulated Deregulationfor its citizen through the unjustified and irresponsible hike in petrol prices
Fuel Price Hike - the Language and Grammatical Illogic of a Regulated Deregulation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
for its citizen through the unjustified and irresponsible hike in petrol prices. I will unpack some of this today. George Orwell is probably the best-known author to call attention to the strategies of deception deployed in political language by... Read more
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express
Thank you Ma’am for telling it like it really is, says Roger LewisAnd are we to notice diversity and difference or is everyone lumped in together
Thank you Ma’am for telling it like it really is, says Roger Lewis
express / Posted 10 days ago
And are we to notice diversity and difference or is everyone lumped in together these days? I haven’t an earthly. George Orwell raised these issues in his great essay Politics And The English Language in 1946. He noticed how commentators were... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A war in Spain against Hitler and Mussolinicomrades didn’t have was much of a plan. “The Spaniards are good at many thing
A war in Spain against Hitler and Mussolini
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
comrades didn’t have was much of a plan. “The Spaniards are good at many things, but not at making war,” wrote George Orwell, who fought in Spain with the POUM — an anti-Stalinist Marxist group — until he was shot in the neck. (He... Read more
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