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Between democracy and totalitarianism , ' says Mussolini , “ there can be no
compromise . ' The two creeds cannot ... So long as democracy exists , even in its
very imperfect English form , totalitarianism is in deadly danger . The whole
And from that they will proceed to argue that , after all , democracy is ' just the
same as ' or ' just as bad as ' totalitarianism . There is not much freedom of
speech in England ; therefore there is no more than exists in Germany . To be on
the dole ...
the militarized continental state , with its secret police , its censored literature and
its conscript labour , is utterly different from that of the loose maritime democracy ,
with its slums and unemployment , its strikes and party politics . It is the ...
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It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review