George Orwell's View Of Capitalism

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George Orwell viewed capitalism as a serious injustice to humanity. Capitalism kept people unemployed and in poverty perpetually, helpless to improve their situation. Orwell did not as much see this as strictly the direct result of oppressing classes, but also as a direct result of the market’s inherent failings. He did not see any good in the social programs of the time, but saw them as a stagnation of people within poverty. George Orwell wrote during the depression that engulfed Europe and the United States during the 1930s. During his time period he had seen the boom and bust of capitalism. Now, it appeared as if the market would never boom again for the working class. Class was as capitalistically oriented for George as it was for Lenin.
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