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Crowdfunded Sub Sinks; Journalist Presumed Dead

Crowdfunding gone bad. A Danish inventor of a privately financed and built submarine has been arrested in the alleged murder of a Swedish freelance journalist. Peter Madsen took Kim Wall out for a sub ride (?) and ended up scuttling … Continue reading

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Arrested Hacker’s Friends Soon To Crowdfund

The friends of a  British computer programmer who was suddenly arrested in Las Vegas by the FBI will soon  be crowdfunding for his legal defense. NPR reports that Marcus Hutchins, thought to be the “white hat” hacker who found the … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding To Release US Student From Chinese Jail

Montanans (Montanians?) are crowdfunding today to raise $8,000 in order to free a University student from a Chinese jail. Guthrie McLean was arrested Sunday in Zhengzhou, a small town about 500 miles southwest of Beijing. “He’s accused of attacking and … Continue reading

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Health Care Arrest Spawns Crowdfunded Defense

A crowdfunding page has been set up to pay for the defense of a woman arrested for allegedly trying to run a Republican Congressman off the road. After refusing to meet with her or set up a town hall meeting … Continue reading

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Austin, Texas Crowdfunding To Replace State Grants Due To Immigration Policy

The city of Austin, Texas is crowdfunding to cover costs that the State has unfunded due to Austin’s Sheriff’s position that it will not totally enforce the Trump Administration’s anti-immigrant policies. Governor Greg Abbott has cut $1.5 million in state … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Site To Raise Bail Shuttered

The crowdfunding site JustGiving has shut down the campaign for Creighton basketball star Maurice Watson, Jr. that was started by his mother to help raise the $75,000 bail bond premium (10%) to get Watson out of jail. Watson is being … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Sustaining Pipeline Protest

Crowdfunding is helping to perpetuate the biggest protest no one is following, the fight over the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline in North Dakota. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has now raised over $1 million to pay for food, shelter, waste … Continue reading

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