Culture wars uncovered: most of UK public don't know if 'woke' is a compliment or an insult
By Bobby Duffy, Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Policy Institute, King's College London
Ben Page, Visiting professor at the Policy Institute, King's College London
If you were called “woke”, would you take it as a compliment or an insult?
This simple question sums up a lot about the “culture wars” that have become such a focus in the UK in the last couple of years. Only relatively small proportions of the public have engaged in the debate, but those that have often have utterly different perspectives.
Our major new study suggests the public is completely split on the matter, with a quarter saying…
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- Wednesday, May 26, 2021