Oxford thinks woke culture has gone too far

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Speaking on proposition was Founder of the Free Speech Union (FSU) and Associate Editor of the Spectator Toby Young. Young argued that “Wanting to reduce prejudice and discrimination and improve outcomes for historically disadvantaged groups is an admirable goal…the objection to woke culture is not the end but the means used to achieve it.” In his speech Young cited examples of legitimate free speech crises around the world from the Uyghurs in China to women in Iran to Kathleen Stock who in his eyes “was essentially hounded off the Sussex University campus”.

Anvee Bhutani, The Oxford Student, 20th November 2022.