Patreon Tolerates Calls for Violence from Leftists While Demonetizing Conservatives

Breitbart | 12/16/2018 | Staff
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Patreon, a website which allows users to submit donations to independent creators and projects on a monthly or one-time basis, has attracted a reputation for banning right-wingers from the platform for dubious reasons. Meanwhile, it tolerates open calls for political violence from the extremist left.

Research by Far Left Watch, which monitors left-wing extremism, found numerous examples of pro-violence left wing groups and individuals that have active Patreon accounts.

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Because Patreon takes a cut from donations processed via the platform, the crowdfunding site directly profits from these pro-violence accounts.

Per Far Left Watch, these accounts include:

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Revolutionary Left Radio

A far-left, pro-communist podcast which calls for the “violent expropriat[ion] of the wealth and property of the owning class.”

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The account also approvingly quoted a pro-violence quote from Mao Zedong, the genocidal Chinese Communist leader responsible for the deaths of hundreds of millions of his own citizens.

Its founder according to Far Left Watch, Brett Anderson, was arrested in 2017 for disorderly conduct and obstructing police during a protest against a pro-Trump rally in Omaha.

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The group’s Twitter header features masked militants wielding rifles.

Via Far Left Watch:

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This far-left podcast currently has over 350 Patrons who donate monthly to their show, which is hosted by an extremist who uses the moniker “Dr. Bones” as well as Brett Anderson. “Dr. Bones”, who is also a regular guest on Revolutionary Left Radio, is a self described “Egoist-Communist, Insurrectionist, and an Illegalist”. He also has his own dedicated Patreon page with that he has been using in order to “inspire insurrection”. After we brought this...
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