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George Orwell: The voice that resonated with mine

08/14/20

Rishikesh

Yesterday, I came through an article titled, Literature and Totalitarianism by George Orwell. It was about how a totalitarian government or a socialist society subjugates Literature and free speech. 345 more words

Expressions

Defeating evil

I was hoping to see something like this. The only way we will make things better is when each one of us stands up against bullies and we do what we know to be right. 264 more words

Political

USPS

Yes, I get my numerous meds by mail. Unlike my subscription to Ukulele Magazine, my insulin, heart, and prostate medicines are not available digitally over the internet. 28 more words

Politics

Brexit and the European Union Revisited

This was my view on the proposed European Union from the beginning:

I am in favour of open borders, free and fair trade, cultural exchange and international cooperation; however, I am also strongly in favour of democracy, and the proposed European Union would not likely be compatible with democracy. 412 more words

Austin: Police Repress People’s Rights to Clear Way for Pro-Police Rally

By Mike Talavera

Last weekend, police arrested 18 people who were counter-protesting a pro-police rally organized by the Wind Therapy Freedom Riders in front of Austin Police Department (APD) Headquarters. 358 more words

Covid 19 death toll under reported

Across the U.S., at least 200,000 more people have died than usual since March, according to a NYT analysis of estimates from the CDC.

That suggests that the official death counts may be substantially underestimating the overall effects of the virus.

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News

The Post Office Is Deactivating Mail Sorting Machines Ahead of the Election

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/n7wk9z/the-post-office-is-deactivating-mail-sorting-machines-ahead-of-the-election

Good thing nobody’s predicting a huge surge in mail any time soon.

The United States Postal Service is removing mail sorting machines from facilities around the country without any official explanation or reason given, Motherboard has learned through interviews with postal workers and union officials.

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