A still from the 1956 film adaptation of Nineteen Eighty-Four, based on George Orwell’s dystopian novel.
Jason Wordie
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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Latter-day Leninists bent on rewriting Hong Kong history - at least we can speak out against them ... for now

  • Hongkongers once led protests against revisionist Japanese history books, yet today the man in charge of city’s schools says China never lost sovereignty over Hong Kong
  • English essayist George Orwell wrote of sinking ‘to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men’. Hong Kong has reached that point

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A still from the 1956 film adaptation of Nineteen Eighty-Four, based on George Orwell’s dystopian novel.
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