How does Medium pay millions of writers monthly for only the $5 paid by members?

How does Medium pay millions of writers monthly, just depending on the $5 monthly and $50 annual paid by Medium members paid?

What? Would Medium pay all this in September for just $ 5 in contributions from members? Seriously, go.

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