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Bad Timing For Crowdfunding Bump Stocks?

Bad idea combined with bad timing has a company crowdfunding what appears to be a bump-stock-like device for a handgun. The campaign is currently running on IndieGoGo, pre-selling these clip-on devices for $299 (clearly making a big profit off of … Continue reading

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Parents Crowdfund Lawsuit vs. British Government Officials for Iraq War

The families of some British soldiers killed in the Iraq War are crowdfunding their legal costs to sue Tony Blair and other government officials based on the Chilcot Report that suggested that Blair “had misrepresented intelligence ahead of the war.” … Continue reading

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Brexit Opponents Crowdfund to Prosecute Politicians

A new crowdfunding campaign in the United Kingdom is raising pounds to “Prosecute dishonest Brexit politicians and bring integrity back to British politics.#BrexitJustice.” Several barristers have signed up to file lawsuits at reduced legal fees against Boris Johnson, Andrea Leadsom, … 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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World’s Best Crowd Funder

Who’s the world’s best crowd funder? It’s President Obama by a long shot. All told, the campaign’s online fundraising apparatus brought in $525 million. Haven’t seen anyone beat this. http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/obama-campaign-final-fundraising-total-1-billion-86445.html

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