Coronavirus UK – Patrician policymaking

The novels of the 19th century Conservative Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli are little known today, with the exception of a passage from Sybil (1845) about the condition of England. Disraeli laments the existence of:-
Two nations; between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other’s habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets; who are formed by a different breeding, are fed by a differen…

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