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Facebook Is Making Millions by Promoting Hate Groups’ Content

SLUDGE, 9/25/2019

Despite a company policy banning hate speech, the social media giant has taken in nearly $1.6 million from hate groups since mid-2018.

 

Revealed: How U.S. Senators Invest in the Firms They’re Supposed to Regulate

SLUDGE/THE GUARDIAN, 9/19/2019

As they legislate on important matters, over 50 senators enjoy investments in major communications, defense, finance, energy, and health companies that Congress oversees.

 

Wealthy, White, and Over 50: The Demographics of the Democratic Presidential Donors

SLUDGE, 8/8/19

Sludge and Data for Progress analyzed the Democratic presidential candidates' donors by income, race, gender, age, and ideology.

 

ICE Contracts Are Booming. See Which Vendors Are in Your State.

SLUDGE, 7/30/19

Companies and other entities that make money from Immigration and Customs Enforcement contracts are flush in 2019, thanks to President Trump's harsh immigration operation.

 
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America’s Biggest Charities Are Funneling Millions to Hate Groups From Anonymous Donors

SLUDGE, 2/19/19

Four donor-advised funds, which create accounts for individuals to anonymously give money to nonprofits, are financing more than 30 anti-Muslim, anti-LGBT, and other hate groups.

 

Dems Overseeing Finance Industry Take Money from Group Supporting Racist Auto Lending

SLUDGE, 5/9/19

Alerted to the contributions, House Financial Services Chair Maxine Waters tells Sludge she will better vet her campaign contributors.