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What "Orwellian" really means - Noah Tavlin

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If you’ve watched the news or followed politics, chances are you’ve heard the term Orwellian thrown around in one context or another. But have you ever stopped to think about what it really means, or why it’s used so often? Noah Tavlin dissects the term.

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  • Educator Noah Tavlin
  • Director Jeremiah Dickey
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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