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Awesome Stuff: Crowdfunding To Get Money Out Of Politics... Now With Steve Wozniak!

posted Jun 23, 2014, 11:21 PM by Siamak Ebarhimi   [ updated Jun 23, 2014, 11:21 PM ]

Two weeks ago, we took a slight detour from our usual Awesome Stuff fare to talk about Larry Lessig's new crowdfunding project, MAYDAY.US, which aims to start a serious effort to significantly reduce the influence of money in politics.CrowdFunding advertizing

 This week we're highlighting MAYDAY.US again, since it just received a major boost in the form of a video endorsement from Steve Wozniak:crowdfunding websites

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The project already completed its first phase, raising $1-million and securing another million in matching funds, and now it's partway through the second, which has a goal of $5-million (and another $5-million to match). With two weeks left to go, it's got some distance to make up, so now is the time to use your money to fight back against the corrosive influence of money in politics. It could be awesome.crowdfunding advertising

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 By David Khorram