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You can hardly open a newspaper without seeing the two contradictory
processes happening side by side . On the very same page you will find the
government urging you to save and the seller of some useless luxury urging you
to spend .
Once check that stream of dividends that flows from the bodies of Indian coolies
to the banking accounts of old ladies in Cheltenham , and the whole sahib -
native nexus , with its haughty ignorance on one side and envy and servility on
The two creeds cannot even , for any length of time , live side by side . So long as
democracy exists , even in its very imperfect English form , totalitarianism is in
deadly danger . The whole English - speaking world is haunted by the idea of ...
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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