Our society is so far removed from the idea of empathy. We always put profits over people. Equality is empty rhetoric to the CEOs & policymakers of our land. Working 80 hours per week doesn’t even guarantee you a place in the middle class.
George Orwell articles on Democracy Chronicles
George Orwell was a novelist and journalist from England. His work during the tumultuous World War period is marked by clarity of opinion, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and commitment to democracy. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
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