23 Feb '16, 3am

Bitcoin consultants form Flux political party in Australia

Bitcoin consultants form Flux political party in Australia

Over the last few federal elections, Australia has seen an increase in the number of minor political parties that have stood for election in both houses of Parliament in addition to traditional independent members. This has had an effect upon Australian politics where the major parties have had to negotiate with a varied and volatile crossbench in order to pass or block legislation. The policies that parties and their candidates take to an election aren't always the ones they uphold in parliament. Sometimes, there can be a change in party policy during a term, with members usually bound to toe the line unless given a conscience vote. Otherwise, for independents and members of micro parties, there may be scope to compromise their stance on particular issues in backroom deals with the major parties against the wishes of the voters who elected them. Flux, a new political part...

Full article: http://www.neowin.net/news/bitcoin-consultants-form-flux-...

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