Let Oxford continue its socio-economic apartheid: A poor-kid’s view from the inside.
Justin Lane
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Quite right, a few token BEM students or “cloth-cap” accents will not alter the fundamental flaws of the Oxbridge system. Its feudal roots, monarchical evolution and class mirroring are deeply imprinted on the very thinking processes it encourages. It’s job like Eton etc is to channel the “right people” into government and high finance, so public and charitable monies can be seized to perpetuate control and therefore discriminate. It may not be ready to promote equal opportunity but by the same token it is not fit to receive public money.

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