orwellian : Definition, Usages, News and More
- a of or relating to the works of George Orwell (especially his picture of a future totalitarian state)
News & Articles
- Ohio budget could bring facial-recognition to state's casinos
Jubilee ShowgirlMorgane LaTouche, waits for people to pose for pictures with her in front of the Horseshoe Casino.Plain Dealer file COLUMBUS, Ohio - Republican state Sen. Bill Coley says he isn't pushing Ohio toward an Orwellian surveillance state....
June 12, 2013 - The Sun Press
- Bernie Sanders On NSA Leak Revelations: We're Heading For An 'Orwellian Future'
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I.-Vt.) shared some impassioned criticism of NSA surveillance on MSNBC's "All In With Chris Hayes" Monday night. Sanders criticized the "Orwellian" future he sees looming for the United States if it continues to record its citizens' activities in the name of national security.
June 11, 2013 - The Huffington Post
- Choosing Against the Surveillance State
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden explained his decision to leak top-secret documents as a response to America letting a ragtag group of terrorists scare the country into accepting a near-Orwellian surveillance state, a choice that can be challenged, says Norman Solomon.
June 11, 2013 - consortiumnews.com
- Jon Huntsman in International Herald Tribune
I think that would enhance the oddness of our laws,Huntsman said. "I think that for most people that is a rather frightening, almost Orwellian, proposition."
- Mitt Romney in Boston Globe
I believe it crosses a very bright moral line to take sperm and egg in the laboratory and start creating human life,said Romney, who is considering a 2008 presidential run. "It is Orwellian in its scope in that in laboratories you can have...