1950, Nineteen Eighty-Four, 2015

What do these dates have in common? The Stasi, The Eastern German Secret Police was founded in 1950 with a mandate of mass surveillance of the East German population. Administration 12 was the unit that monitored Mail and Telephone calls. Lots of Mail and Telephone calls. Nineteen Eighty-Four is George Orwell’s depressing, dystopian novel published […]