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... the upward and downward extension of the middle class . It has happened on such a scale as to make the old classification of society into capitalists , proletarians and petit - bourgeois ( small propertyowners ) almost obsolete .
A person who has grown up in a Council housing estate is likely to be — indeed , visibly is more middle class in outlook than a person who has grown up in a slum . The effect of all this is a general softening of manners .
Only the intellectuals , the least useful section of the middle class , gravitated towards the movement . A Socialist Party which genuinely wished to achieve anything would have started by facing several facts which to this day are ...
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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