Tuesday February 18, 2020

Artistic licence: Affirmative action and discounts for women

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

22nd July, 2015
Gender imbalance remains an issue in 2015

‘Equal rights for all, special privileges for none.” That’s a key line in not just To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee’s 1960 classic, but also in her newly published book Go Set a Watchman, a prototype Mockingbird written in the 1950s, but set two decades after the events of To Kill a Mockingbird. The words of Atticus Finch ring out loud and clear in both novels, because they feel true. But what if – in...

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