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Inna Faliks in the LA Times: “Hashtags from my Soviet childhood”

“We now live in a realm of buzzwords, hashtags, slogans that can seduce us with the neatness of tidily packaged concepts in our desire for change. But “equality,” “revolution” and “proletariat” are rendered meaningless in environments where they are overused. We’ve entered an age of Newspeak – though, unlike in “1984,” this is not part of government indoctrination but our own doing.”


https://www.innafaliks.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/hashtags-from-my-soviet-childhood-oped.pdf

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