Posts Tagged ‘orwell’

Orwell, Inc.: How Your Employer Spies On You From When You Wake Up Until You Go To Bed

An increasing number of large companies are using data from employees’ electronic devices to track such personal details like when you they wake up, where they go for coffee in the morning, their whereabouts throughout the entire day, and what time they go to bed according to a new Wall Street Journal article. What’s the company […]

No Longer Fiction: Orwell’s 1984 is the Reality of Our Times

By Robert Bridge 70 years ago, the British writer George Orwell captured the essence of technology in its ability to shape our destinies in his seminal work, 1984. The tragedy of our times is that we have failed to heed his warning. No matter how many times I read 1984, the feeling of total helplessness […]

Orwell’s 1984 no longer reads like fiction. It’s the reality of our times

No matter how many times I read 1984, the feeling of total helplessness and despair that weaves itself throughout Orwell’s masterpiece never fails to take me by surprise. Although usually referred to as a ‘dystopian futuristic novel’, it is actually a horror story on a scale far greater than anything that has emerged from the […]

The Omnipresent Surveillance State: Orwell’s 1984 Is No Longer Fiction

John W. Whitehead, Rutherford Waking Times “You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell, 1984 Tread cautiously: the fiction of George Orwell has become an operation manual for the omnipresent, modern-day surveillance state. It’s been 70 years since […]

Orwell’s ‘Facecrime’ is Here in Insane America

Sigmund Fraud, Staff Writer Waking Times If you had any doubt left that we have entered crossed the Rubicon into sheer madness, then look no further to the media feeding frenzy over Covington Catholic High School student in a non-confrontation with American Indian elder Nathan Phillips. In short, the hacks, fraudsters, propagandists and thought crime […]

Quoting Orwell against Trump, Bill Kristol leaves out the anti-Zionism of ‘Notes on Nationalism’

In taking on Donald Trump today, Bill Kristol has been tweeting about the dangers of nationalism, and quoting George Orwell’s great essay of 1945, “Notes on Nationalism.” “By ‘nationalism’ I mean first of all the habit of assuming that human beings can be classified like insects and that whole blocks of millions and tens of […]

George Orwell Warned us of the Most Dangerous Type of Censorship

Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times “The enemy is the gramophone mind, whether or not one agrees with the record that is being played at the moment.” ~George Orwell The big tech companies are now openly censoring popular viewpoints and deleting select social media pages who supposedly ‘violate community guidelines.’ There is, of course, never […]

Israeli cartoonist fired for depicting Netanyahu as pig from Orwell’s Animal Farm

     An Israeli cartoonist has been fired for depicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others as pigs from George Orwell’s Animal Farm. He had worked for the magazine for three decades. Jerusalem Report cartoonist Avi Katz drew Netanyahu and other members of the Likud party as pigs, with a quote added from Orwell’s novel, “All […]

George Orwell’s Guide to the News

The Western mainstream media falsifies the news resorting to euphemisms, half-truths and lies in the best (worst) style of George Orwell’s novel 1984. We all live in the unreal world of “Newspeak” used by the Global Power Elite to control our minds. Man gets confused when things that happen around him and to him, or […]

2018: When Orwell’s 1984 Stopped Being Fiction

May 10th, 2018 By Jonathan Cook Guest writer for Wake Up World This is the moment when a newspaper claiming to uphold that most essential function in a liberal democracy – acting as a watchdog on power – formally abandons the task. This is the moment when it positively embraces the role of serving as […]

China Bans George Orwell’s Classics 1984 and Animal Farm

Beijing, China – The ruling Chinese Communist Party government announced plans on February 25th to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to two five-year terms, paving the way for current Chinese President Xi Jinping to retain control of the country indefinitely after his second term expires in 2023. The proposed amendments to China’s constitution are expected to be […]

"Even Orwell And Huxley Couldn’t Imagine The Threat Posed By Facebook And Google"

Authored by Jake Johnson via TheAntiMedia.org, In addition to warning that U.S. President Donald Trump represents an immense “danger” to civilization, billionaire George Soros used the spotlight of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday to urge the international community to take seriously the threats posed by Facebook and Google, which he […]

Harassment Rules Herald Orwell’s 1984

  December 29, 2017 (We are asked to be informers.) Source Article from https://www.henrymakow.com/2017/12/harassment-rules-herald.html Related Posts Scottish Court Rules Suspension of UK Parliament ‘Unlawful’ UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces another obstacle in the way of his path to Remain Roadblock: Scottish Court Rules PM’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’ Scotland’s highest civil court has ruled […]

Harassment Rules Herald Orwell’s 1984

  December 29, 2017 (We are asked to be informers.) Source Article from https://www.henrymakow.com/2017/12/harassment-rules-herald.html Related Posts Scottish Court Rules Suspension of UK Parliament ‘Unlawful’ UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces another obstacle in the way of his path to Remain Roadblock: Scottish Court Rules PM’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’ Scotland’s highest civil court has ruled […]

Orwell’s Dystopian CCTV Surveillance State Comes to Life in China – Who’s Next?

Vic Bishop, Staff WriterWaking Times We are fast approaching the technological and political realization of George Orwell’s dystopian promise for humanity. In the classic work 1984, Orwell describes a tightly controlled future where technocratic elites have stamped out individualism with total information awareness and total surveillance from the home, to the office, to the […]

What Orwell Failed To Predict Is That We’d Buy The Cameras Ourselves, And That Our Biggest Fear Would Be That Nobody Was Watching

What Orwell Failed To Predict Is That We’d Buy The Cameras Ourselves, And That Our Biggest Fear Would Be That Nobody Was Watching By WashingtonsBlogwashingtonsblog.com Great quote from Keith Lowell Jensen: What Orwell failed to predict is that we’d buy the cameras ourselves, and that our biggest fear would be that nobody was watching. — […]

‘George Orwell Would Have Supported Antifa’

‘George Orwell Would Have Supported Antifa’ The hysterical left jumps the shark Paul Joseph WatsonPrison Planet.com September 3, 2017 Just when you thought they couldn’t get any more insane. The hysterical left is now claiming that George Orwell would have supported Antifa. I’m not even joking. Watch me totally annihilate their dumb argument. Share this […]

Ten things you may not know about Orwell’s ‘1984’

     Some argue Orwell’s dystopian vision has finally arrived. George Orwell’s novel 1984 was incredibly popular at the time it was published, and it remains incredibly popular to this day. With multiple stars citing the book as one of their favorites – including Stephen King, David Bowie, Mel Gibson, and Kit Harrington – 1984 has […]

Orwell’s Nightmare: Temperature Adjustments and Climate Change

Who Controls the Funding Controls the “Science “ Who controls the temperature datasets controls the past, and who controls the past controls the future. Welcome to the Orwellian world of temperature adjustments and climate alarmism. Sit up straight and buckle up tight, because this is consensus science as brought to you by Big Brother. (Source) […]

When Kafka met Orwell: Arrest by algorithm

In April 2017, an extraordinary claim of the Israeli security services was published in Ha’aretz (Hebrew): over 400 Palestinians had been detained under suspicion they may be involved in future terrorist attacks. They were detained not on the basis of evidence, but on the decision made by an algorithm. The practice grew out of a […]

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