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Like the mass of the people , he did not want to pay the price either of peace or of
war . And public opinion was behind him all the while , in policies that were
completely incompatible with one another . It was behind him when he went to ...
It must be admitted that so long as things were peaceful the methods of the British
ruling class served them well enough . Their own people manifestly tolerated
them . However unjustly England might be organized , it was at any rate not torn
One need not doubt that a ' peace ' movement is on foot somewhere in high
places ; probably a shadow Cabinet has already been formed . These people will
get their chance not in the moment of defeat but in some stagnant period when ...
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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