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Thu Aug 22, 2013, 11:19 AM

29. WikiLeaks Party falls apart

By Michelle Starr
August 22, 2013

Ethicist Dr Leslie Cannold and mathematician Dr Daniel Mathews have both announced their resignations from Julian Assange's WikiLeaks Party, citing the allocation of voting preferences to right-wing parties as the reason for their abrupt departures ...

Dr Mathews went into rather more detail on his personal blog ...

Mathews' closing statements, however, were damning for the WikiLeaks Party. "<Assange> really ought not to have set up a party with internal democracy. As his own political self, he has many innovative ideas, influence, eloquence, knowledge and skills," he said. "He is, however, his own man, and not one suited to a party with democratic National Council oversight. I wish him luck and all the best for the election and the future" ...


http://www.cnet.com.au/wikileaks-party-falls-apart-339345249.htm

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