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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


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.