Electoral systems and gender equity redux

Today’s Age reports that, according to research by the Inter-Parliamentary Union: Women’s representation in parliaments is most likely to increase where there is some sort of system of quotas, an analysis of international elections held last year shows. Whatever the […]

Is Lorde lesbian?

Is Lorde lesbian?

The answer is: don’t know, and not particularly fussed one way or any of the other three, but let’s see whether this thread can spin as long as one with a similar title and theme from back in the day. […]

Norton’s Five (Descriptive) Laws of Social Movement Gatherings

Norton’s Five (Descriptive) Laws of Social Movement Gatherings

Many LP contributors and readers will have come across the principles of Open Space Technology (OST) at social movement gatherings. These principles are: 1. Whoever turns up are the right people. 2. It starts when it’s meant to. 3. You […]