Friday, December 14, 2018

Tag: George Orwell

DHS Is Compiling A Database About Journalists And Media (Video)

Donald Trump's admiration for dictatorial rhetoric, posturing, and politics has caused some to speculate whether we actually could be dealing with a inchoate authoritarian. After all, he...

ICE Is Ramping Up Deportations–And Tracking License Plates (Video)

In 2015, when still a candidate for president, Donald Trump promised that, when elected, he would assemble a deportation force. Few were taking him seriously...

The CDC Is Told Seven Words Are Banned From Its 2018...

"Vulnerable," "entitlement," "diversity," "transgender," "fetus," "evidence-based," and "science-based." These are terms the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are reportedly prohibited from using in any official...

Climate Change Denial Extends To The EPA As Scott Pruitt Silences...

Perhaps people thought it was "fake news." Two years ago, an article appeared in the Miami Herald about Florida Department of Environmental Protection officials being barred from using...

Government Agencies Responsible For Addressing Climate Change Barred From Referring To...

Two years ago, either during or shortly before I began teaching a unit on George Orwell's dystopian classic 1984, I came across an article about...

More Than 180 Art-House Theaters Playing The Movie ‘1984’ This Week...

SPOILER ALERT: This article contains references to both the book and film titled 1984.  As technology becomes more ubiquitous, and surveillance (both from government and...

George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Starting To Feel Realistic (VIDEO)

In 1949, George Orwell published one of the best pieces of dystopian fiction of the century. When I saw Trump getting sworn in, it...

Tom Perkins And That Ol’ Time Propaganda

He calls himself ?the king of Silicon Valley,? owns a $130 million yacht, and brags that his designer wristwatch costs more than ?a six-pack...