Culture wars: It’s woke vs bloke as Cambridge wrestles with a new world
The more radical extremes of millennial inclusiveness appear to have conquered ... for now
In the middle of a park in Cambridge is a lamppost called the “Reality Checkpoint”, apparently given the name to mark the point where the university bubble ends and the real world begins.
Of late, the university has been trying to burst the bubble of centuries-old traditions itself, by rapidly adopting the social-justice politics of many of its students.
In the past few months, it has launched an investigation into its historical links with slavery, rethought its investments in fossil fuels and made it easier to kick out those accused of sexual misconduct...