. Crowdfunding hate: How white supremacists and other extremists raise money from legions of online followers « JO LEE MAGAZINE

USA TODAY/A mysterious $500,000 Bitcoin transfer. Online stores selling sham nutritional supplements and buckets of protein powder. Inane, live-streamed video game sessions, full of dog whistles and racial slurs, fed by a steady flow of cryptocurrency donations in the form of virtual lemons.

Some of the income streams exploited by America’s extremist movements have come under increased scrutiny after last month’s attack on the U.S. Capitol, for which some far-right extremists fundraised online.

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