26 November 1998 Edition

Mála Poist

26 November 1998

Equality of treatment

A chairde,

I am concerned at the growing usage by some republicans of the phrase ``equality of opportunity''. Some people seem to think that this phrase is equivalent to, and even interchangeable with the phrase ``equality of treatment''. It is not.

The crucial distinction between the two concepts can be seen in the following example.

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