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... that we are fighting a war , and a very peculiar kind of war , that may make this
possible . vi One of the most important developments in England during the past
twenty years has been the upward and downward extension of the middle class .
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 . It is enhanced by the ...
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