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It explains the decay of country life , due to the keeping - up of a sham feudalism
which drives the more spirited workers off the land . It explains the immobility of
the public schools , which have barely altered since the ' eighties of the last ...
The first three points deal with England ' s internal policy , the other three with the
Empire and the world :I . Nationalization of land , mines , ' railways , banks and
major industries . II . Limitation of incomes , on such a scale that the highest tax ...
Nationalization of agricultural land implies cutting out the landlord and the tithe -
drawer , but not necessarily interfering with the farmer . It is difficult to imagine
any reorganization of English agriculture that would not retain most of the existing
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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