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Like the knife which has had two new blades and three new handles , the upper
fringe of English society is still almost what it was in the mid - nineteenth century .
After 1832 the old landowning aristocracy steadily lost power , but instead of ...
They were simply parasites , less useful to society than his fleas are to a dog . By
1920 there were many people who were aware of all this . By 1930 millions were
aware of it . But the British ruling class obviously could not admit to themselves ...
But since a classless , ownerless society is generally spoken of as “ Socialism " ,
we can give that name to the society towards which we are now moving . The war
and the revolution are inseparable . We cannot establish anything that a ...
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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