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The proportion of households in Britain in which children are present is less than 23 per cent. [Anthony Smith, Software for the Self, p112]

Britain’s population density is 620 people per square mile compared with 29 per square mile in the US. [International Herald Tribune, 29th April 1996]

Almost four out of ten of those in the bottom fifth of Britain’s income range in 1991 had moved up to a higher income by 1992. [“Do the Poor Stay Poor?” Research

Centre on Micro-Social Change at Essex University, 1996]

There are more than 200m peasants “surplus to requirements” in the…

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