Category Archives: Orwell

That Book about What Everyone Really Knew but No One Wanted to Say

The buzz is all about the new Jane Mayer book, The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals (Doubleday, July 15, 2008) – and yes, you cannot buy a … Continue reading

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Orwell’s Nose

If you’re going to be a good, well-informed citizen – they say our democracy depends on that – you do need to figure out when you’re being sold a bill of goods. You do know you’re not supposed to believe … Continue reading

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