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The British working class are now better off in almost all ways than they were thirty years ago . This is partly due to the efforts of the Trade Unions , but partly to the mere advance of physical science . It is not always realized ...
Right through our national life we have got to fight against privilege , against the notion that a halfwitted public schoolboy is better fitted for command than an intelligent mechanic . Although there are gifted and honest individuals ...
But they will want some kind of proof that a better life is ahead for themselves and their children . The one sure earnest of that is that when they are taxed and overworked they shall see that the rich are being hit even harder .
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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