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Political Carrot & Stick Crowdfunding in Maine

Crowdfunding is being used as a political tool in Maine to cause its Senator Susan Collins to do the right thing. A group consisting of  Maine People’s Alliance, Mainers for Accountable Leadership, and the “Be a Hero” activist Ady Barkan … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Democrats Crowdfund To Investigate Former CEO

The Democratic Party of Hong Kong is crowdfunding its “Wolf Hunting Action,” an investigation into the $50 million payment to Leung Chun-ying by UGL Limited, an Australian engineering firm, in conjunction with its takeover of DTZ Holdings, a UK-listed real … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Woman Power

Do we need this? Liberals think so. A new crowdfunding site has started to raise money so you can by an Elizabeth Warren action figure. Wearing sensible shoes, EW can be posed hurling the President into the great beyond. For … Continue reading

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Truth Squad Crowdfunds Successfully

The election has been good for the news business contrary to claims of a dishonest press. Politifact’s Truth Squad has crowdfunded over $100,000 in 16 days from over 1,000 contributors. Both the New York Times and Washington Post have seen … Continue reading

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Dems Crowdfund To Rebuild Firebombed Republican HQ

This election is not totally depressing. While you can be shocked that the GOP headquarters in Hillsborough, North Carolina was firebombed (despicable), a Democrat from Massachusetts has set up a crowdfunding campaign to rebuild it. Noting that “we do not … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Site Brings Clinton Accuser to Debate

The Daily Mail is reporting that conservative crowdfunding portal WeResearchr raised money to pay the expenses of a rape victim to travel to the Presidential Debate on Sunday. The site claimed that it raised $10,000 to bring Kathy Shelton to … Continue reading

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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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