Sunday, May 08, 2005

The Roads to Serfdom

VE Day is a good time to look back, and Theodore Dalrymple has an essay on the path Britain has taken since the war. If you've wondered how the British went from being a tough, independent people who stood alone against Hitler to being a welfare state, filled with people who expect government to solve all problems, start reading here:

Dalrymple manages to work George Orwell, F. A. Hayek, Hilaire Belloc, and even Oscar Wilde into his essay.

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