Stories tagged: George Orwell
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
To ban or not to ban? School leaders consider classic George Orwell novel ‘1984’
More than 500 people have signed a petition denouncing Rigby High School administrators in southeast Idaho after it was reported administrators there are considering banning the classic George Orwell novel …
Sun., May 14, 2017
Parker: Trump talk is Orweillian, but why?
So what are we to make of Trump’s constantly shifting facts and truths? Is he lying? Pretending?
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
‘1984’ publisher orders new printing as sales soar
With “alternative facts” the latest catchphrase, George Orwell’s “1984” is No. 1 on Amazon.com and the publisher has ordered an additional 75,000 copies.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2012
Code violator volunteer program criticized
A program by the city of Spokane seeking volunteers to root out code violators among their neighbors has brought criticism, with some comparing the effort to Big Brother. City representatives …