PragerU: The DARK SIDE of Nonprofits

Have you ever wondered who PragerU’s donors are? Come take a look at the dark side of philanthropy, using PragerU as a case study.
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music from the YouTube Audio Library
The Rain – Silent Partner
Bluesy Vibes – Doug Maxwell
Ersatz Bossa – John Deley and the 41 Players
Bet on It – Silent Partner
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creators referenced:
​@The Gravel Institute
​@Big Joel
​@Shaun
​@Vaush
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chapters
0:00 Introduction
4:03 What is a 501(c)(3)?
6:24 PragerU: Past and Present
14:40 Following the Money
19:39 Conclusion
22:09 Outro
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form 990s/annual reports found via:
PragerU –
Thirteen Foundation –
TurningPoint USA –
Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation –
2020 PragerU Annual Report –
2018 Donors Trust Prospectus,
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sources:
“THE STRUCTURE OF SOCIAL CHANGE,” Donor Intent of the Koch Network, UnKoch My Campus,

501(c)(3) Political Restrictions, IRS,

Who Funds PragerU’s Anti-Muslim Content?, Sludge,

Koch, Bradley Money Fuels Trump’s Right-Wing Echo Chamber, PR Watch,

“Dark Money ATM of the Conservative Movement” Gives $1.5 Million to White Nationalist Hate Group, Exposed by CMD,

PragerU, Source Watch,

Charles Koch’s “Uniter” Rebrand Strains Credulity After Funding Congressional Coup Supporters, PR Watch,

Right-Wing PragerU Triples Revenue in Two Years, PR Watch,

How a Los Angeles-based conservative became one of the internet’s biggest sensations , LA Times,

Right-Wing Views for Generation Z, Five Minutes at a Time, NY Times,

How PragerU Is Winning The Right-Wing Culture War Without Donald Trump, BuzzFeed News,

The Future of Conservative Media Belongs to Those Who Embrace Change, Washington Examiner,

Right-Wing Megadonors Are Financing Media Operations to Promote Their Ideologies,

Exposed by CMD,

Fracking Titans Spend Millions Proselytizing School Children, Rewire News Group,

PragerU relies on a veneer of respectability to obscure its propagandist mission, Media Matters America,

PragerU is conservatism for the youths—brought to you by old billionaires, Daily Dot,

Weaponized Philanthropy: Document Trove Details Bradley Foundation’s Efforts to Build Right-Wing “Infrastructure” Nationwide, Exposed by CMD,

How the IRS Gave Up Fighting Political Dark Money Groups, ProPublica,

The Right Curriculum? How PragerU Infiltrates Schools., The American Prospect,

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