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All such arguments boil down to saying that half a loaf is the same as no bread . In England such concepts as justice , liberty and objective truth are still believed in . They may be illusions , but they are very powerful illusions .
The mentality of the English left - wing intelligentsia can be studied in half a dozen weekly and monthly papers . The immediately striking thing about all these papers is their generally negative , querulous attitude , their complete ...
The resistance will come from the big capitalists , the bankers , the landlords and the idle rich , roughly speaking the class with over £ 2000 a year - and even if one counts in all their dependants there are not more than half a ...
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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