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“Big government” and other lies we live by: How one Orwellian concoction consumed America

“If people lived without accepting lies/ they would ripen like apples, and be scented like pippins/ in their old age,” wrote D.H. Lawrence in his poem “Beautiful Old Age.” Unfortunately, living with accepted lies is just an everyday part of being American.

Patently misleading words and phrases that could have come straight out of Orwell’s “1984” have long polluted our political language, yet continue to be taken at face value and used routinely. The most consequential has been the replacement of “war” by “defense” in the titles of the War Department and the secretary of war cabinet post in 1949,

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Business leaders, MPs and sports stars back Telegraph letter urging Government to close lockdown gender gap

Prominent names have backed a letter published in The Telegraph urging action to halt the effect of the pandemic on women
Prominent names have backed a letter published in The Telegraph urging action to halt the effect of the pandemic on women
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Britain risks “sleepwalking” into another economic problem by “overlooking women in the recovery plan”, Dame Helena Morrissey warns today as she joins over 50 business leaders, MPs and senior figures in fashion and sport in calling on the Government to take concrete action to halt the long-term effect of the coronavirus pandemic on women. 

In a letter to the editor of the Telegraph, which you can read in full below, some of the

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