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But the general weakening of imperialism , and to some extent of the whole British morale , that took place during the nineteen - thirties , was partly the work of the left - wing intelligentsia , itself a kind of growth that had ...
In those vast new wildernesses of glass and brick the sharp distinctions of the older kind of town , with its slums and mansions , or of the country , with its manor houses and squalid cottages , no longer exist .
It is of course obvious that nothing of the kind is going to happen . A feeble imitation of it might just possibly happen in the case of a negotiated peace , but only for a short while . Laissezfaire capitalism is dead .
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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