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Crowdfunding Site for Writers

A new crowdfunding site helps authors do two things at once: pre-sell their novel and get noticed by publishers. Although some writers have made a lot of dough (Fifty Shades of Grey has earned over $500M in all of its … Continue reading

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Site Crowdfunds To Fight Trump Travel Ban

Crowdfunding continues to be political as a new crowdfunding site has been established to help two Yemeni brothers who have been deported by the Trump travel “ban” (although the Administration now calls it a temporary pause). According to the Financial … Continue reading

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Breakthrough or Hoax?

Are we on the verge of a major electricity storage breakthrough or a hoax? The back page of the Wall Street Journal’s  “A” section today is a full page ad for a new technology that will double battery life. It … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding the Truth

Where the government controls the press, some have turned to crowdfunding to publish the “truth.” Certain unidentified persons recently ran an Indiegogo campaign to take out full page ads in the New York Times, and today in the Washington Post, … Continue reading

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