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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The economy of many countries was allowed to stagnate, land went out of cultivation, capital equipment was not added to, great blocks of the population were prevented from working and kept half alive by State charity.

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  • We don’t want the economy to stagnate.
  • Their political victory led to stagnation and relative decline compared to surrounding countries.

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