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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ways of pushing back against xenophobic populism. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 fascism populism the far right xenophobia George Orwell After the inauguration of President Donald Trump, sales of George Orwell’s 1984 jumped 9,500 percent. The dystopian novel, about a...
World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2012
... remarkable changes to societies. Today, we have asked our panel of global experts to weigh in on how sport has transformed their world. The role of sport in helping to change and develop post-conflict countries has been suggested both by George Orwell in his description of sport as “war minus the...
World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 89–99.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., reprinted in ample, belong exclusively to Americans? Wilson’s Shores of Light (New York: Farrar, Straus and Certainly as a matter of power, Americans Young, 1952), pp. 716-21. for now can get away with it— as did the 5. George Orwell, letter to Partisan Review...
World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 48–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... future actions. In particular, Russia’s belligerence and revanchism can be more clearly understood if interpreted through fascist categories. The problem of defining fascism goes back to 1944, when George Orwell complained about the tendency to “recklessly fling the word ‘Fascist’ in every direction...
World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 124–129.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the progressive disintegration of a shared network of customs that ground what George Orwell approvingly referred to as “common decency.” Such standards are increasingly dismissed as a yoke that subordinates individual freedom to proto-fascist organic social forms. In such a situation, the liberal...
World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 94–105.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., Brits fret constantly about an allegedly endemic “imperial amnesia.” In British newspapers, commentators bicker over whether Harvard historian Niall Fergusson (a purported Empire defender) should be involved in the creation of school history curricula. Then there’s the question of just what George...
World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... George Orwell, is a deeply civilized and useless place. Orwell was speaking of Dickensian London, the center of the earth in the same sense that the belly is the center of the body—a city of consumers. He may just as well have been speaking of London—and the City of London, Britain’s Wall Street circa...