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It must be admitted that so long as things were peaceful the methods of the British
ruling class served them well enough . Their own people manifestly tolerated
them . However unjustly England might be organized , it was at any rate not torn
One need not doubt that a “ peace " movement is on foot somewhere in high
places ; probably a shadow Cabinet has already been formed . These people will
get their chance not in the moment of defeat but in some stagnant period when ...
We have got to face bombing , hunger , overwork , influenza , boredom and
treacherous peace offers . Manifestly it is a time to stiffen morale , not to weaken it
. Instead of taking the mechanically anti - British attitude which is usual on the Left
, it ...
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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