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At the time of the Spanish civil war , anyone with as much political knowledge as
can be acquired from a sixpenny pamphlet on Socialism knew that if Franco won
, the result would be strategically diastrous for England ; and yet generals and ...
One must also add the following : approximate equality of incomes ( it need be no
more than approximate ) , political democracy , and abolition of all hereditary
privilege , especially in education . These are simply the necessary safeguards ...
Obviously the snobbishness and political ignorance of people like airmen and
naval officers will be a very great difficulty . But without those airmen , destroyer
commanders , etc. , etc. , we could not survive for a week . The only approach to ...
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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