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It is not certain that Socialism is in all ways superior to capitalism , but it is certain
that , unlike capitalism , it can solve the problems of production and consumption
. At normal times a capitalist economy can never consume all that it produces ...
Before that the case against capitalism had never been proved . Russia , the only
definitely Socialist country , was backward and far away . All criticism broke itself
against the rat - trap faces of bankers and the brassy laughter of stockbrokers .
Lord Halifax , and all his tribe , believe that when the war is over things will be
exactly as they were before . Back to the crazy pavement of Versailles , back to “
democracy ” , i.e. capitalism , back to dolequeues and the Rolls Royce cars , back
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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