Samantha Kutner

is creating OSINT & CVE Resources

32

patrons

$188

per month
I am a countering violent extremism, or CVE researcher.  If you know about this field, you will know that Trump has cut funding for CVE programs that were tasked with preventing politically or religiously motivated violence.  

The people who do this work, people like me, do not do this for money. We do however, need your support to continue. 

Your support gives me more time continue the OSINT projects that have emerged from my ethnographic research with Proud Boys and Antifascists. It also allows me to delve deep into the sources and contribute to my groups in a meaningful way, (while being mindful of the 24 hour news cycle that is attached to my research).

What Your Pledges Contribute To

A web dashboard and resource on the Proud Boys, the ideology, the tactics, the rhetorical strategies, the incidents, along with a new defector project. 

The web based dashboard on incidents that have occured since the group's inception in 2016. 
Tiers
Commendable Non Freeloader
$1 or more per month

In academia, we cite our sources. Anything that contributes to new knowledge and understanding is considered valuable. In academia, citations are currency. On the ground, currency is currency. Your support enables me to generate new knowledge that bridges insights from my field and meets the expectations of ivory tower. It also gives me more time to conduct meaningful analyses. You have my endless appreciation for joining my team!  

750 Words Tier
$2 or more per month

 This tier is for the helpers. The ones looking for a little peace amid the chaos and infoglut of social media. This tier connects you to 750words and a community of those looking to keep eachother motivated while focusing on self enrichment.  

Special acknowledgements for those who make it through the monthy challenge! 

One of them...readers.
$3 or more per month

Thank you for your support! Your support means more time to conduct meaningful analysis. You have my endless appreciation for joining my team! 

Coffee Shop Workhorse
$5 or more per month

Thank you for becoming my patron! Your support enables me to keep the majority of my content free for the public. It also buys me a coffee, which indirectly allows me to be a commendable non freeloader and sit at a table in one of my local coffee shops, which I ten dto utilize as my office.

You have my endless appreciation for joining my team!  

Maximal Coffee Shop Workhorse
$10 or more per month

I sit in coffee shops with my books, notes, to do lists fairly regularly.  This tier enables me to work on my research, generate new ideas, curate more sources to illuminate aspects of my research and be a commendable non freeloader at my local coffee shops, where I spend, on average, 3 hours working. 

Jolliest Bunch of Patrons
$20 or more per month

Thank you for your support! Your support means more time to conduct meaningful analyses. You have my endless appreciation for joining my team!

This tier will give you access to monthly ask me anything sessions in the future. 

Networking Tier
$25 or more per month

A diversity of skills, insights, expertise are crucial in the development of future projects. This tier provides me more time to reach out to people I support, admire, and consider valuable in the fight against extremism, polarization and radicalization. 

Research Enabler
$50 or more per month

You can get a lot done in one hour! Each pledge of $50 is equivalent to one hour of uninterrupted research, which can include, but is not limited to the following: staying up to date on the current literature in the field, designing and modifying intervention strategies, updating the incident map, testing the reliability of the fascism index I've modified from the 14 characteristics of fascism and other OSINT research projects. 

Intellectual Jewelry
$100 or more per month

You fancy.

Not many people can say they're funding countering violent extremism researchers.  This tier brings me closer to making my research my full time job and also, makes for some interesting conversations at your next cocktail party.

Glitterpill Start Up Funder
$2,000 or more per month

This enables me to organize, plan an coordinate events with my thinktank of activists, academics and researchers. Put a bunch of smarties in the room together and great things can happen. This tier puts us in a room together.

Goals
32 of 100 patrons
I will compensate my coder, who has volunteered his time to help me convert my data to a web based dashboard. 
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I am a countering violent extremism, or CVE researcher.  If you know about this field, you will know that Trump has cut funding for CVE programs that were tasked with preventing politically or religiously motivated violence.  

The people who do this work, people like me, do not do this for money. We do however, need your support to continue. 

Your support gives me more time continue the OSINT projects that have emerged from my ethnographic research with Proud Boys and Antifascists. It also allows me to delve deep into the sources and contribute to my groups in a meaningful way, (while being mindful of the 24 hour news cycle that is attached to my research).

What Your Pledges Contribute To

A web dashboard and resource on the Proud Boys, the ideology, the tactics, the rhetorical strategies, the incidents, along with a new defector project. 

The web based dashboard on incidents that have occured since the group's inception in 2016. 

Recent posts by Samantha Kutner

Tiers
Commendable Non Freeloader
$1 or more per month

In academia, we cite our sources. Anything that contributes to new knowledge and understanding is considered valuable. In academia, citations are currency. On the ground, currency is currency. Your support enables me to generate new knowledge that bridges insights from my field and meets the expectations of ivory tower. It also gives me more time to conduct meaningful analyses. You have my endless appreciation for joining my team!  

750 Words Tier
$2 or more per month

 This tier is for the helpers. The ones looking for a little peace amid the chaos and infoglut of social media. This tier connects you to 750words and a community of those looking to keep eachother motivated while focusing on self enrichment.  

Special acknowledgements for those who make it through the monthy challenge! 

One of them...readers.
$3 or more per month

Thank you for your support! Your support means more time to conduct meaningful analysis. You have my endless appreciation for joining my team! 

Coffee Shop Workhorse
$5 or more per month

Thank you for becoming my patron! Your support enables me to keep the majority of my content free for the public. It also buys me a coffee, which indirectly allows me to be a commendable non freeloader and sit at a table in one of my local coffee shops, which I ten dto utilize as my office.

You have my endless appreciation for joining my team!  

Maximal Coffee Shop Workhorse
$10 or more per month

I sit in coffee shops with my books, notes, to do lists fairly regularly.  This tier enables me to work on my research, generate new ideas, curate more sources to illuminate aspects of my research and be a commendable non freeloader at my local coffee shops, where I spend, on average, 3 hours working. 

Jolliest Bunch of Patrons
$20 or more per month

Thank you for your support! Your support means more time to conduct meaningful analyses. You have my endless appreciation for joining my team!

This tier will give you access to monthly ask me anything sessions in the future. 

Networking Tier
$25 or more per month

A diversity of skills, insights, expertise are crucial in the development of future projects. This tier provides me more time to reach out to people I support, admire, and consider valuable in the fight against extremism, polarization and radicalization. 

Research Enabler
$50 or more per month

You can get a lot done in one hour! Each pledge of $50 is equivalent to one hour of uninterrupted research, which can include, but is not limited to the following: staying up to date on the current literature in the field, designing and modifying intervention strategies, updating the incident map, testing the reliability of the fascism index I've modified from the 14 characteristics of fascism and other OSINT research projects. 

Intellectual Jewelry
$100 or more per month

You fancy.

Not many people can say they're funding countering violent extremism researchers.  This tier brings me closer to making my research my full time job and also, makes for some interesting conversations at your next cocktail party.

Glitterpill Start Up Funder
$2,000 or more per month

This enables me to organize, plan an coordinate events with my thinktank of activists, academics and researchers. Put a bunch of smarties in the room together and great things can happen. This tier puts us in a room together.