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1984 Will not End

Posted by Michael Dolan on October 24, 2015 in Uncategorized |

This essay breaks no new ground in discussing George Orwell’s novel 1984.  But it does show how the books ideas continue to maintain supremacy. Robert Hassan, Associate Professor, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, is actually reviewing the play 1984.  The play addresses the post modern surveillance state as it exists today.  Hassan […]

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Demonizing “Liberal”

Posted by Michael Dolan on October 24, 2015 in Uncategorized |

As the meaning of certain political words evolves, the power dynamics in society often change. David Morris, co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, discusses some of those changes over the past half century.  His points are thoughtful even if you don’t agree fully. Check out what he has to say about “welfare,” “entitlement” and […]

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I’ll Try a Stupid Question but it’s not Fair

Posted by Michael Dolan on October 24, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Those are just a few of the phrases you should avoid at work, according to Dr. Travis Bradberry, the cofounder of TalentSmart.  But that might be tougher than you think, Bradberry said, because the phrases tend to creep up on you.   See his whole list of “career killers” at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/11-things-you-shouldn-t-say-at-work-a6692601.html

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