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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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Crowdfunding NY Professor Sues Cambridge Analytica

Want to know what Cambridge Analytica knows about you? Then you may want to contribute to Prof. David Carroll’s crowdfunding campaign. He is a professor at the Parsons School of Design in New York and was the first US citizen … Continue reading

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Repeal of The ACA Brings New Competition To Crowdfunding

The Republican Congress, according to Esquire, has brought a new type of competition to healthcare. It’s competition among those competing for donations for personal crises, including help with medical bills for chronic conditions. With the fear of the repeal of … Continue reading

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Healthcare Crowdfunding: Beware.

Here’s hoping this is not the Republican replacement for Obama Care (Affordable Care Act). Y Combinator, a Silicon Valley accelerator, has backed Watsi, a new healthcare model that crowdfunds each patient’s treatment with the belief that 20-40% of all healthcare … 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 “Buy” Senator Toomey’s Vote

An adjunct community college professor in Pennsylvania is crowdfunding to “buy” Senator Pat Toomey’s vote against Education Secretary DeVos. Being fed up with what she sees as corruption in Congress, Katherine Fritz, started a GoFundMe campaign hoping to raise more … 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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