Woke Culture, at its etymological roots, is deeply connected with the socio-political issues facing disadvantaged minorities in a given wider society. Defined in the dictionary as ‘aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues (especially issues of racial and social justice)’ - this view has inarguably become a social norm for our generation in the last decade. Is this rise in ‘Wokeism’ truly beneficial to the issues it attempts to solve, or has it gone to far? On the Proposition: Dr Benjamin Jones : Director of Case Operations & Outreach at the Free Speech Union. Peter Bleksley : Former Scotland Yard Detective; now author, playwright and broadcaster. On the Opposition: Benjamin Butterworth : Senior Reporter for iNews Molly Panagi-Williams : Social Secretary for the Debating Society A ticket is required for entry (available soon on FIXR, via the link in our bio) and Student ID may be requested at the venue door. Supported by THE IAN MACTAGGART PROGRAMME.
This House Regrets The Rise of Woke Culture