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A bombing plane , for instance , is equivalent in price to fifty small motor cars , or
eighty thousand pairs of silk stockings , or a million loaves of bread . Clearly you
can ' t have many bombing planes without lowering the national standard of life .
laughed away , something that neither cheque - books nor policemen were any
use against — the bombing . Zweee - BOOM ! What ' s that ? Oh , only a bomb on
the Stock Exchange . Zweee - BOOM ! Another acre of somebody ' s valuable ...
In the age of the tank and the bombing plane , backward agricultural countries
like India and the African colonies can no more be independent than can a cat or
a dog . Had any Labour Government come into office with a clear majority and ...
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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