Well, maybe not a total abdication, but Jimbo has relinquished a substantial portions of his powers. See his announcement and the context.
In an upcoming academic article I discuss why calling Wikipedia a monarchy/dictatorship, while not too off the mark in its very early stages, is no longer true. It's nice not to be contradicted by the current events :)
A beautiful movement for free access to Wikipedia is growing from a slum in South Africa - Joe Slovo Park (Cape Town, South Africa) as seen from the entrance to Sinenjongo High School. Joe Slovo Park is a slum. Mass unemployment. Drunkenness and ...
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