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Crowdfunded Tiny Homes Considered In Chicago

Would you live in a 160 square foot home? If you didn’t have a home and lived on the mean cold streets of Chicago (and had other life factors), you might. Following the lead of Elvis Summers, who crowdfunded the … Continue reading

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Webhost Crowdfunding To Fight DOJ Warrant

The crowdfunding site on CrowdJustice for DreamHost is still up even though the Department of Justice dropped part of its overreaching warrant yesterday. DreamHost is still trying to raise $10,000 to pay legal fees to defend against the DOJ’s request … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Citizenship?

Are you an “Owner Manager” of the United States of America? According to a crowdfunding campaign, if you contribute to the “patented” Owner Manager Community you will have the power to “form consensus on any issue, direct your government employees, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunders Trying To Shame Tax Returns From The President

Although two pages from the President’s 2005 tax returns were released to the public last night, Chicagoans are crowdfunding for a 16-foot-tall inflatable rooster with a signature hair do to float on April 15, tax day. The local demonstration is … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding For Justice

The Washington Post reports that a new website, CrowdJustice, is letting people crowdfund to pursue lawsuits. Started in the United Kingdom, the web portal is a politically neutral site where people can solicit the public’s help in fighting injustice in … 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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Crowdfunder Wants To Educate MPs On Brexit

If you lead a horse to water, can you make it drink? A Brit has crowdfunded the cost of sending the book “Brexit: What the Hell Happens Now?” by Ian Dunt to all members of Parliament. Now that the United … 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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Political Crowdfunding Entices Contract Breach

Is it right to ask someone to breach his/her contract? Can it please be over? Aside from getting hit up every day (sometimes numerous times/day) for political donations, there is now a GoFundMe campaign to pay the legal expenses and/or … Continue reading

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