How Oxford Makes Britain’s Ruling Caste with Simon Kuper

This week we talked to Financial Times journalist Simon Kuper about how Oxford University acts as finishing school for the British elite. His latest book Chums chronicles the rise of Conservative Brexiteers through Oxford in the eighties, with key appearances from Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees-Mogg and Michael Gove.

Image credit: The Radcliffe Camera in Oxford University, February 2021 by Ben Seymour

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