Tag Archives: George Orwell

A note on the International Brigades /// Simone Weil in Spain

Back in April, it was announced that ‘The Wire creator David Simon plans series based on Spanish civil war’, one which will follow the adventures of the Abraham Lincoln and George Washington battalions and their contributions to the International Brigades. … Continue reading

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John Roskam ~versus~ George Orwell

John Roskam: John Roskam’s political sensibilities were kindled at age 14, when he read George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” in one night. Combined with his parents’ small-business, anti-Communist leanings, the book inspired a passion for free market liberalism that continues 30 … Continue reading

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The more things change the more things change

Again. George Orwell (Eric Blair), ‘As I Please’, Tribune, May 19, 1944 A SPECIMEN of Tribune’s correspondence: TO THE JEW-PAID EDITOR, TRIBUNE, LONDON. JEWS IN THE POLISH ARMY. YOU ARE CONSTANTLY ATTACKING OUR GALLANT POLISH ALLY BECAUSE THEY KNOW HOW … Continue reading

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