This is a bit of a must read.
“Britain was a society run mostly by cliques and groups of friends who had first met at public schools and Oxbridge. Public school education remained the key for anyone hoping to make a career in the City, the civil service or the higher echelons of the army. Schools such as Eaton, Harrow and Winchester might educate only some 5 per cent of the population but the still provided the majority of political leaders, including many of the cabinet” – A History of Modern Britan. A.Marr
The above describes a Britain of the past, 1945, to be exact. Mired in tradition and social inequity and trying to create a new identity in the aftermath of two recent, devastating wars. However, as I sit writing this post in a Britain 70+ years later, I wonder just how much has really changed?
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