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Needed: An Orwell Statue in DC

J Robert Smith

  • Feb. 13, 2021
  • 2 min read

Updated: Feb. 15, 2021

George Orwell, who’s famous for his classics,1984 and Animal Farm, deserves a statue in DC – a towering bronze or marble statue. Focused on that statute and pouring forth from it, brilliant light. Hear me out. Orwell’s name is associated with the descriptor “Orwellian,” which means things that government – and, today, what Big Tech and a not-small chunk of corporate America – are doing involving a creepy, pervasive reach into the nooks and crannies of our lives – places where government and big businesses don’t belong.

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