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Back to the crazy pavement of Versailles , back to democracy ” , i.e. capitalism , back to the dole - queues and the Rolls Royce cars , back to the grey top hats and the sponge - bag trousers , in saecula saeculorum .
And from that they will proceed to argue that , after all , democracy is “ just the same or “ just as bad as totalitarianism . There is not much freedom of speech in England ; therefore there is no more than exists in Germany .
police , its censored literature and its conscript labour , is utterly different from that of the loose maritime democracy , with its slums and unemployment , its strikes and party politics . It is the difference between land power 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