elitism and our (very elitist) city

The second issue of BAIT – Elitism, published in Michaelmas 2017 – was full of brilliant polemics and essays, which we’ve uploaded a few of here. Kaye Song’s photos of flyovers in Mumbai and Lily Rose Sharry’s essay on intra-class relationships are just superb. These are all conversations that Cambridge (the most powerful ‘apolitical’ space in the country) doesn’t have nearly enough, and ones we’d like to have again in our pages.

THE LEG UP

YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE IN CAMDRAM

By Charlie Jacks

Elitism is everywhere, itโ€™s a fundamental in society. ย Whether you agree with its presence, or not, it is an undeniable structure that shapes our lives. Even as a child, elitism ruled the playground and as a student at university Iโ€™d be hesitant to say this has changed, only the playground has got slightly larger.

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