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It has never been able to achieve any major change , because except in purely
domestic matters it has never possessed a genuinely independent policy . It was
and is primarily a party of the Trade Unions , devoted to raising wages and ...
But all through the between - war years no Socialist programme that was both
revolutionary and workable ever appeared ; basically , no doubt , because no
one genuinely wanted any major change to happen . The Labour leaders wanted
Nationalization of land , mines , railways , banks and major industries . II .
Limitation of incomes , on such a scale that the highest tax - free income in Britain
does not exceed the lowest by more than ten to one . III . Reform of the
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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