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Flat White

Newspeak at UNSW

19 March 2018

7:43 AM

19 March 2018

7:43 AM

I know it’s become hackneyed, overused, and almost now cliché, but the following political slogan—by ‘The Party’— from George Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, is just pertinent as ever:

Who controls the past, controls the future.

Who controls the present, controls the past.

Just consider the latest example of Newspeak, currently being taught—and subsequently enforced—by the University of NSW clarifying the officially approved use of “Indigenous Terminology”.

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