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... fact was that the whole position of the moneyed class had long ceased to be
justifiable . There they sat , at the centre of a vast empire and a world - wide
financial network , drawing interest and profits and spending them - on what ?
It works because it is a planned system geared to a definite purpose , world -
conquest , and not allowing any private interest , either of capitalist or worker , to
stand in its way . British capitalism does not work , because it is a competitive
They could not do it , even if their material interests did not constantly trip them up
. As I pointed out earlier , they have been artificially stupefied . Quite apart from
anything else , the rule of money sees to it that we shall be governed largely by ...
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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