Soviet history

The Kremlin’s useful idiots

Of all the possible insults to fling at H G Wells, George Bernard Shaw and Beatrice Webb, calling them idiots seems off the mark. All were successful writers, with passionate interests in social reform and the progress of humanity. They were the creative idea-forgers, opinion formers and protest leaders. Amongst their achievements was the foundation of the London School of Economics and Political Science, attempts to devise a new and more logical […]