The New York Times reports that George Orwell’s classic book “1984,” about a dystopian future where critical thought is suppressed under a totalitarian regime, has seen a surge in sales this month.


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Liverpool’s dismal form in the new year continues. Southampton were the better side for much of the game and deserved to get through to the finals of the League Cup. And they did so without conceding a single goal so far in the competition.


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Liverpool had not lost at their home Anfield for quite some time. But today’s result, while surprising in the context of the Premier League table, should not be quite shocking.


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Embed from Getty Images Liverpool have announced that Steven Gerrard, aka Stevie G, aka Captain Fantastic is going to rejoin the club as youth team coach starting Februrary. Gerrard made his Liverpool debut in 1998 and went on to captain the club until he left after the 2014-2015 season. That was to join LA Galaxy in America’s […]


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Barack H. Obama’s last official day as the 44th President of the United States of America feels sad. It leaves one thinking how long it will be before this great nation swears in another great leader into the White House. Or someone even close to it. We will miss his grace, dignity, and leadership. And of course, First Lady […]


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Jim Nelson writing on GQ makes his point on why Obama will go down as one of the greatest presidents of all time. But what now feels distinctly possible is that, just as Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed, over time he may be judged less for the color of his skin than for the content of his character. […]


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Tweeting in remembrance of the late great MLK, Senator Bernie Sanders writes: To honor Martin Luther King Jr. we must fight to carry out his bold vision. He saw the relationship between racism and economics and war. To honor Martin Luther King Jr. we must fight to carry out his bold vision. He saw the relationship […]


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You know I love good music. And I have a special affinity to singer-songwriters blessed with a unique, beautiful voice. Valerie June fits the bill. Here is a lyric video for her newest single:


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The New York Times reports that Norway has decided to switch off FM broadcasting; the first country to do so.


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Embed from Getty Images We are so going to miss President Obama. He officially leaves office on January 20 when the next Commander In Chief is sworn in. God help America. In his farewell address from his hometown Chicago, the President spoke eloquently and delivered a message of hope and also of caution against complacency. He […]


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