Fake News, Real Voters

US President Trump has taken to branding all news unfavourable to him and his administration as fake news. Since rarely are the news stories favourable for him, practically all of them have been labelled as fake. 455 more words

The Writing

Five things not to do in your first draft

Ernest Hemingway said “all first drafts are shit,” and he’s right. Your first draft is far from good, but it’s the difference between having something written on paper and nothing at all. 385 more words

American victories since the election of 2016

The reason I’m sharing this is to show people what’s been accomplished in a very short time. It’s going to be a very long 4 years so we must keep our spirits up. 545 more words

My Life In Words


The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.
— George Orwell, 1984


Orwell on Socialism and Happiness

“All efforts to describe permanent happiness… have been failures.” That is the opinion of  George Orwell in his perceptive essay “Can Socialists Be Happy? 357 more words


Nineteen Eighty-Four and Brave New World - Review

 There’s a comic that’s been floating around on the Internet for a long time titled “Amusing Ourselves to Death” by Stuart McMillen that compares the future that George Orwell feared in… 739 more words