as per julie's suggestion here, i did the political spectrum quiz. this is my result:
My Political Views
I am a left moderate social authoritarian
Left: 6.87, Authoritarian: 1.32
Political Spectrum Quiz
hmmm, i'm only just an "authoritarian" but definitely a lefty. i'm not sure that this really reflects who i am, and i found several of the questions difficult to answer. but there it is.
ETA: didn't have time before this post went up (busy doing the down under feminists carnival!) but wanted to link to this post on tensions between class and democratic reform at kiwipolitico. says what i've been trying to, only better.