Tuesday February 18, 2020

Artistic licence: Affirmative action and discounts for women

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
22nd July, 2015
2
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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