Here the famous investigative journalist, Abby Martin, engages in an examination of George Orwell‘s futuristic novel. It’s both frightening and amazing that Orwell competently predicted the future that we now call today.
This piece is worthy of your time, if only to remind the viewer that Big Brother does exist and is getting worse as we sleepwalk though society.
In this next short clip, we see and hear Orwell’s last ever interview before his early death from TB.
In this last short clip, we have an animated summary of 1984. A lighter way to finish an article about the horrors of state control that are all too evident in our increasingly claustrophobic existence.