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Orwell: timeless thinker of his own routine?

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Orwell was also a keen observer of the mundane, which also makes his writing timeless. Photo: public domain

George Orwell’s “prophecies” feeding into “1984” were also (or actually) observations from his daily life in Britain, especially in the immediate aftermath of World War II.

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UBI (universal basic income) idea gains momentum

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The UBI experiment in Finland shows the point of such a program: providing long-term (theoretically, forever), but modest financial aid to all citizens regardless of who they are.

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Michelle Obama: powerful farewell and subtle protest

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Obama recalled her father going to work in the city water plant each day, in “the hope that one day, his kids would go to college and have opportunities he never dreamed of.”

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Podcast and video: “I am human”

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A team effort on trying to make the world at least a tiny bit more “human”.

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Mourning the fall of the Brazilian left

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They mistook pragmatism for socialism. What the hell have they done?

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On democracies and dictatorships – a reply

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Mao. Public domain image

Daniel Leon, we need to talk about China.

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