Each year around this time someone remembers that George Orwell’s iconic novel Nineteen Eighty- Four was first released in June of 1949. I think that bringing attention to the book is always a valuable exercise, now more than ever. Ironically, in just the past few days, one of the most dangerous, proto-Fascist members of the U.S. Congress was actually referencing Orwell’s book to attack the very people struggling to save our democracy from her ilk. Any way, the short video below offers a succinct summary of the novel and explains why it remains relevant.
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