Time-delaying tactics are no answer for the women who are fighting to have their views heard

There is an overwhelming sense that the Citizens’ Assembly is being used as a handkerchief placed over activists’ mouths

30th October, 2016

Have you ever given a reading in church? I have. There’s something about the experience of reading in church that’s very curious.

You realise as you’re looking down at the expectant audience before you that that is exactly what you’re doing: looking down. You are on a dais, made comfortable by your physical elevation; the sense that you are literally above people. The whole experience colludes to make you believe that...

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