I believe the children are our future”, warbled Whitney Houston, “teach them well, and let them lead the way”. Well, that’s all very well Whitney, but who’s doing the teaching? What happens if they pass on their own prejudices?
The recent scandal over various filthy rich Americans and Hollywood stars greasing the wheels to get their kids into prestigious universities stateside reminds me that even the powerful feel the need to cheat.
It’s International Women’s Day on Friday, and to mark the occasion, we looking back at the vital role women have played in the workplace, taking on what were traditionally male jobs, particularly in times of crisis.