Tag Archives: George Orwell

Be Alert! Dubious demagogues in Downing Street need lerts

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Ahead of tonight’s ‘big’ announcement from the Prime Minister, with a set of new slogans, RICHARD ACKLAND warns us to be wary of the real meaning behind the language used Many are looking ahead to the “post-virus” era, … Continue reading

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World War Three, Brexit, Boris… but there is always The Hope

There was a whole load of wassailing going on in Carshalton at the weekend. KEN TOWL went along to find out what the fuss was all about. Photos: SIMON BENTLEY I find myself speaking to a man who appears to … Continue reading

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Town Hall report ignores crime, Council Tax and roads

It is so often cited as to have become clichéd, but in George Orwell’s vision of a dystopian future, the novel 1984, when the powers-that-be had bad news, it got its Ministry of Truth to erase it from the records … Continue reading

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