For a monarchy to be issuing decrees about how the media should cover them seems...– Julian Morrow
The privilege of privilege is that the terms of privilege are rendered...– Michael S. Kimmel, Ph. D., “Gender Equality: Not for Women Only” (via thepoliticalpartygirl) Dr. Kimmel is also a blogger for Ms. Magazine, and we’ve never heard someone explain the privilege of privilege so succinctly. Bravo. (via motherjones)
Quick link: The Case for Active Government →
Outlines the importance of an active government to a social democratic agenda.
Quick link: Is 'social justice' enough for social... →
A very good question to ask.
Quick link: 'Mixed' estates found to break rather... →
Contrary to the conventional view on public housing, relocation to create more ‘mixed’ communities may actually increase social exclusion.
Quick link: Build up, not out →
My friend Michael has a piece over at The Drum on increasing urban density in Sydney
The Greens’ attraction isn’t explained by their policies. In fact they have surprisingly little to say on a range of important economic issues and many of their social policy proposals are unaffordable. What makes them irresistible to many people is the impression they give of always being on the right side. This is a feel-good party. It gives people a reassuring sense that they...