GEORGE ORWELL’S THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS, A PROPOSED PREFACE TO ANIMAL FARM, EXPURGATED AND FOOTNOTED (WITH A BIAS). — BY JOHN REED

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“Perhaps now, as in Orwell’s time, censorship is not a problem of compliance—people are not ordered, or not as a rule ordered, to comply. The ogre of Orwell’s age was complacency; alas, the ogre of our age is more formidable: complicity.”

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