Tag Archives: 2016

Capitalism Uses Bernie For Crowdfunding Profit

Want to feel the Bern? Now you can get a Bernie Sanders “action figure” by pledging $15 on Kickstarter. It’s not a campaign sponsored site, however, the sponsor is FCTRY, small, Brooklyn-based product design studio. They have already come out … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Politicians Gets Scientific

Although President Obama perfected it, crowdfunding a political campaign is getting more polished as donation-based web portal Crowdpac is helping non-traditional candidates raise funds to gain elected office. One such candidate is DeRay McKesson, a Baltimore Black Lives Matter activist, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding A Presidential Candidacy Succeeds

Crowdfunding his way to an independent candidacy, Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig raised $1 million on Kickstarter so he could become a “referendum candidate” in 2016. Lessig’s proposal is to get elected in order to pass his campaign reform bill, the … Continue reading

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