Month: November 2011

Otterday! And Open Thread.

Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? […] Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?

Don’t stuff it up

Just echoing John Quiggin – gaining Jenkins’ vote back on the floor doesn’t mean the ALP can now ignore Wilkie, no matter what the party machine goons might be urging.

Quote of the Day: Racism, Diversity & Meritocracy

This is why I personally care about diversity: it’s the canary in the coal mine for meritocracy. When we see extremely skewed demographics, we have very good reason to suspect that something is wrong with our selection process, that it’s not actually as meritocratic as it could be.