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EXPOSED: Major Charities Are Helping Anonymous Donors Fund Anti-Muslim Films

Four giant donor-advised funds gave the hate group Clarion Project $4.4 million from mid-2014 through 2017.

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Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Advises Koch-Funded University Center

The center's director has ties to neo-Confederate figures.

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

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.

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Twenty House Republicans Donated to Duncan Hunter’s Islamophobic Campaign

Rep. Hunter falsely painted his Mexican-Palestinian American opponent as an infiltrator with ties to terrorists. But prominent House Republicans continued to back his campaign with big donations.

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Greenwashing Hate: Anti-Immigrant Colcom Foundation Funds Dozens of Environmental Groups

Sludge asked the groups, which include The Conservation Fund and Earthworks, about their funding from Colcom Foundation. Most declined to comment.

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Who Funds PragerU’s Anti-Muslim Content?

The right-wing educational website PragerU has published videos that discriminate against immigrants and Muslims. Sludge found out who’s funding them.

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Tulsi Gabbard Took Thousands From Members of Right-Wing Hindu Group

Critics say that the Hindu American Foundation is "a pernicious organization" with ties to the Indian right wing movement.

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Facebook Took Money From White Nationalist Candidate to Promote Neo-Nazi Podcast

A white nationalist candidate for U.S. House paid for a number of Facebook ads, including one promoting the podcast of a prominent neo-Nazi.

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Corporate-Funded Outside Groups Spend Big on Hyde-Smith After ‘Public Hanging’ Comment

Mississippi Sen. Hyde-Smith has benefited from $3.7 million in outside spending since her racist remark was made public.