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He is a symbol of the strange mixture of reality and illusion , democracy and privilege , humbug and decency , the subtle network of compromises , by which the nation keeps itself in its familiar shape . 66 > nation " .
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 ...
What is wanted is a conscious open revolt by ordinary people against inefficiency , class privilege and the rule of the old . It is not primarily a question of change of government . British governments do , broadly speaking , represent ...
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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