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Una de Tony Judt y otra traída por él en Ill fares the land.

Why are we so sure that some planning, or progressive taxation, or the collective ownership of public goods, are intolerable restrictions on liberty; whereas closed-circuit television cameras, state bailouts for investment banks “too big to fail”, tapped telephones and expensive foreign wars are acceptable burdens for a free people to bear?

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There is little point in asking the US Senate to reform its lobbying arrangements: as Upton Sinclair famously observed a century ago, “it is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”

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