George Orwell

Two New Totalitarian Movements: Radical Islam And Political Correctness

"The attempt in the West to impose a strict set of rules about what one is allowed to think and express in academia and in the media - to the point that anyone who disobeys is discredited, demonized, intimidated and in danger of losing his or her livelihood - is just as toxic and just as reminiscent of Orwell's diseased society."

How Can We Learn From The Past If We Erase History?

Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.”

Orwell Or Kafka - Ken Rogoff's Crusade Against Cash Continues

"Harvard professor and chess grandmaster Kenneth Rogoff has said some pretty out there stuff before, in his role as self-appointed crusader against cash, but apparently he’s not done yet. In fact, he might just be getting started..."

10 Things You Never Knew About Orwell's 1984

George Orwell’s novel 1984 was incredibly popular at the time it was published, and it remains incredibly popular to this day. Here are 10 facts you might not know about Orwell’s dark novel...