Tag Archives: 1984

Propaganda Feeds Fear and Loathing

By Brian Cloughley | Strategic Culture A newspaper headline on May 8 informed the British public that «Putin sends three warships to Latvian waters in the Baltic Sea in latest challenge to NATO» and although the message was clear enough, it was also an instance of misinformation, which is defined as «false or inaccurate information, especially that which is deliberately […]

Right to Tell Govt to Go to Hell: Free Speech, Govt Bullies, Corp Censors & Compliant Citizens

Free speech is not for the faint of heart. As George Orwell, author of 1984, noted: “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” Unfortunately, our appreciation for a robust freedom of speech has worn thin over the years. Societies that cherish free […]

College Destroys Books After Digitization, Sparking Fears of 1984-Style Censorship

The memory hole baby, the memory hole. They couldn’t have donated them?…~TS Digitized books altered, original sources destroyed: Just like 1984 Image Credits: Alan Levine / Wiki By Kit Daniels | Infowars.com California universities were caught removing and even destroying library books after digitizing them, a process critics warn leads to 1984-style censorship in which […]

Bill Nye, the Orwellian Propaganda Guy

Obsolete — Full Documentary Official

OBSOLETE description: The Future Doesn’t Need Us… Or So We’ve Been Told. With the rise of technology and the real-time pressures of an online, global economy, humans will have to be very clever – and very careful – not to be left behind by the future. From the perspective of those in charge, human labor […]

Prisons of Pleasure or Pain: Huxley’s “Brave New World” vs. Orwell’s “1984”

By Uncola | The Burning Platform Definition of UTOPIA 1:  an imaginary and indefinitely remote place 2:  a place of ideal perfection especially in laws, government, and social conditions 3:   an impractical scheme for social improvement   Definition of DYSTOPIA 1:  an imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives 2:  literature:  anti-utopia […]

George Orwell and Martin Luther King: April 4th, 1984 and April 4th, 1968

By Dr. Gary G. Kohls | Global Research The famous date “April 4th, 1984” appeared in one of the early pages of George Orwell’s most important novel (although “Animal Farm” was in the same league as the novel “1984”). The novel was a warning to readers about the continued threats to the world of a […]

California to Punish Citizens Who Share Fake News on Social Media If Law Passes

Liberals in the California legislature have created a real life Big Brother Ministry of Truth by writing a law that punishes anyone who shares what the government considers to be political “fake news” on social media. This bill has not been made into law yet. It is being pummeled by citizens who are outraged at […]

Dear Washington Post: Costco Carrying Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Not a F*cking Joke

By James Holbrooks | The Anti Media “Next time you’re at Costco, you can pick up a jumbo bag of Cheetos and a copy of ‘1984.’ Doubleplus good!” That’s how the Washington Post opened its quick little entry on Wednesday. Continuing, Ron Charles, editor of Book World for the Post, wrote: “The discount store is […]

British University Bans All “Politically Incorrect” Words: Here’s The List…

By Mish Talk Cardiff Metropolitan University is at the forefront of political correctness sensitivity. The University Bans Lecturers from Using any Sexist or Insensitive Words. The list of banned words is wider than you might think. Here are some examples: mankind, homosexual, housewife, manmade, and sportsmanship. And please, try to avoid words like “mother” and […]

Orwell’s “1984” Now No. 1 Bestseller After Trump Team Coins Term ‘Alternative Facts’

By Jack Burns | The Free Thought Project When it comes to presidential inaugurations, size matters, particularly to the Trump administration. Obama’s was bigger than Trump’s, at least in the number of attendees who were physically present on Capitol Hill for the festivities. The firestorm of controversy began between the administration’s press secretary Sean Spicer […]

International Fact-Checking Network: New Worldwide Ministry of Truth?

International Fact-Checking Network? Code of Principles? LoL. This is so fucking stupid and Orwellian that’s it’s sickening. If I wasn’t dead tired right now I would go off with one of my tirades…~TS By Makia Freeman | The Freedom Articles The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) is an organization that until recently you may have never heard of, […]

Technetronic Enslavement: Life Inside the Matrix of Control

By Patrick Henningsn The march of modern progress has brought forth many advances for humanity, and yet man is lost. Technology, automation, and miniaturisation, along with the micro-processing revolution, allow things to happen that were unimaginable only ten years ago, let alone a century before. These rapid advances have brought with them a number of […]

Watching The Ball Game? Please Put Yourself On Our Biometric List First

With metal detectors and bag checks standard at almost all major sporting venues, companies have begun offering biometric and other tools to create the equivalent of express security lanes like those in airports.

Using Holidays as a Distraction, Obama Just Signed NDAA ‘Propaganda’ Provision to Destroy Free Press

By Claire Bernish | The Free Thought Project Using the cover of the holidays and distracted attention, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law Friday evening — just two days before many Americans celebrate Christmas — perhaps because it contains ominously Orwellian language meant to “counter propaganda and disinformation directed at the […]

Senate Quietly Passes The “Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act”

The Ruskies are coming! the Ruskies are coming! What a crock of shit this is…~TS By Tyler Durden | Zero Hedge While we wait to see if and when the Senate will pass (and president will sign) Bill  “H.R. 6393, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017″, which was passed by the House at the […]

EU Censor “Fake News” In 24 Hours

Come on guys speed up the censorship! It’s taking too long. Unbelievable…~TS The European Union is demanding that Twitter, YouTube and Facebook censor “illegal hate speech” within 24 hours, content that includes so-called “fake news,” a term so broad that it includes perfectly legitimate news content. Plus, German TV won’t run migrant murder story and […]

Fake News about ‘Fake News’ – The Media Performance Pyramid

By Media Lens In the wake of Brexit and Trump, ‘mainstream’ media have done the formerly unthinkable by focusing on media bias. The intensity of focus has been such that the Oxford Dictionaries have announced that ‘post-truth’ is their ‘Word of the Year 2016′. ‘Post-truth’ refers to ‘circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping […]

The Media War Has Begun…What Side Are You On?

Gentlemen may cry, “Peace! Peace!” but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? […]

1984 Unfolding as Public Surveillance Technologies Deployed Without Consent

By Isaac Davis | Waking Times We are fast approaching an era when humanity will be subjugated by a technological tyranny managed by an untouchable organization of elites, bureaucrats and paid public minders hired to monitor our behaviors, emotions and thoughts. In an environment like this, law and justice will be meaningless, as the tools of […]