In response to Ontario Hydro’s 100 percent price increase:
“In the days of my own prosperity, things had seemed to me to be very well arranged.
“Now from his new point of view, he was to find they were not arranged at all; that government was a compromise of aggressions and powers and lassitudes, and law a convention between interests, and that the poor and weak, though they had many negligent masters, had few friends.”
H.G. Wells, “The World Set Free,” 1914