Search results for ‘Huffington Post’


  • For-profit

    Huffington Post (HuffPost)

    HuffPost (until 2017, The Huffington Post[1]) is a left-leaning news aggregation website[2] founded in 2005 by Arianna Huffington, Kenneth Lerer, Jonah Peretti, and the late Andrew Breitbart.[3] The website capitalized on an army of left-of center unpaid bloggers, and early adoption of search-engine
  • Person

    Arianna Huffington

    Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington  came to America in 1980 and quickly made a name for herself as a Manhattan “It Girl” among New York’s powerful. [80]   In the mid-1980s she married Texas oil-heir Michael Huffington, who was later elected to the U.S. Congress as a moderate Republican.
  • Non-profit

    Human Rights Defense Center

    The Human Rights Defense Center (HRDC) is a left-of-center organization that advocates for prison and criminal justice policy changes. It opposes for-profit prison operations[170] and works to expose corporations that use prison labor. [171] Projects of the Human Rights Defense Center include publishing Prison Legal News
  • Other Group

    Stop Funding Hate

    Stop Funding Hate is an online campaign to discourage companies from advertising in populist-conservative-leaning media outlets, mostly in the United Kingdom. Stop Funding Hate launches social media campaigns against targeted companies, accusing them of facilitating the promotion of “hate,” particularly against immigrants and Muslims. The group has compiled an Ethical
  • Non-profit

    Fair and Just Prosecution

    Fair and Just Prosecution (FJP) is a group focused on organizing, training, and promoting elected prosecutors, including State’s and District Attorneys,[207] who adopt lenient, left-progressive approaches to criminal justice. It is a fiscally sponsored project of the Tides Center, a left-of-center advocacy organization created to “incubate” new
  • Non-profit

    Candid

    Candid is an organization that collects data, conducts research, and publishes news on nonprofit organizations. It was established in February 2019 by a merger of GuideStar and Foundation Center. Candid has offices in New York City, Williamsburg, Washington, San Francisco, Cleveland, and Atlanta. With a budget of $40 million, Candid
  • Non-profit

    Reform Immigration for America (RIFA)

    Reform Immigration for America was an organization that was in support of liberal expansionist changes to U.S. immigration policy. The organization advocated for legal status for illegal immigrants and other changes to U.S. immigration law to make it easier for people to enter, live in, and work in the country.
  • Person

    David Plouffe

    David Plouffe is a Democratic political strategist who currently is a board member and strategist for ACRONYM, a left-of-center advocacy nonprofit specializing in voter mobilization through digital outreach. He also works as the president of policy and advocacy at the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, an LLC which provides seed funding
  • Non-profit

    Democracy Labs

    Democracy Labs is a group that provides polling data and voter file information to liberal and progressive politicians running for office and to support left-of-center activists. Democracy Labs is a project of Tides Advocacy, a fiscal sponsorship nonprofit for lobbying organizations associated with the Tides Nexus network of liberal nonprofits. According
  • Non-profit

    Campaign for America’s Future

    Campaign for America’s Future (CAF) is an American nonprofit progressive political advocacy organization. Founded in 1996, the organization bills itself as “the strategy center for the progressive movement.” [295] The organization signed a petition supporting the Green New Deal. [296] Campaign for America’s Future advocates
  • Non-profit

    Environmental Voter Project

    The Environmental Voter Project is a lobbying organization that seeks to increase voter turnout among American environmentalists. Billionaire Jeremy Grantham, a British financier who pushes environmentalist causes, has primarily bankrolled the organization. The group raised $475,00 in 2017 which rose to $1.5 million in 2018. [349]
  • Non-profit

    GenderAvenger

    GenderAvenger is a left-of-center feminist advocacy group that uses social pressure tactics to gain equal levels of participation for women in every public activity. [360] Gina Glantz founded it due frustration with the Huffington Post’s panels lacking women participants.[361] Glantz has been a Democratic activist
  • Non-profit

    AgroEcology Fund (AEF)

    AgroEcology Fund is a left-of-center environmentalist-aligned project that advocates for issues regarding small farms and other agricultural issues. The organization supports small farmers and opposes industrial agriculture primarily through grantmaking. [389] The organization is a fiscally sponsored project of New Venture Fund, a fiscal-sponsorship nonprofit managed by
  • Political Party/527

    Unite America

    Unite America (UA) is a political organization based in Denver, Colorado that supports moderate-left candidates for elective office and advocates for changes in laws affecting the election process that UA claims will benefit centrist candidates but that are also supported by left-of-center and radical-left interests. Unite America is a “hybrid
  • Person

    Andrea Batista Schlesinger

    Andrea Batista Schlesinger is a liberal activist, consultant, and advocacy nonprofit executive, and has been a partner at left-leaning urban policy consultancy HR&A Advisors since 2017. [496] She was formerly executive director of the Drum Major Institute. [497] Career Schlesinger is the former U.S. Programs deputy
  • For-profit

    Participant

    Participant (formerly known as Participant Media) is a film production company founded by Jeffrey Skoll, a left-leaning billionaire who was formerly the president of eBay. [505] [506] As of January 2020, Participant had produced more than 100 films. [507] [508] A
  • Person

    Arlene Blum

    Arlene Blum is a mountaineer, scientist, author, and environmentalist activist. She is the founder and executive director of the Green Science Policy Institute, an advocacy group that opposes the use of certain chemicals, and a research associate in chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley. [614] Advocacy
  • Non-profit

    Climate Investigations Center

    The Climate Investigations Center (CIC) is a center-left environmental journalism group critical of oil and natural gas producers. It is a project of Our Next Economy, a limited liability company (LLC). CIC has received substantial funding from the Sustainable Markets Foundation, a left-of-center environmentalist pass-through grantmaker funded by
  • Non-profit

    Association for Investment in Popular Action Committees

    The Association for Investment in Popular Action Committees is a nonprofit umbrella organization that financially supports a variety of controversial foreign policy advocacy groups, including many that promote anti-Israel views or support dictatorial Middle East regimes.[634] The organization’s president, Kamal Obeid, is a board member of an organization
  • Non-profit

    Emgage

    Emgage Foundation, Inc. (formerly Emgage USA) is a Muslim-American advocacy and voter mobilization group. It is associated with Emgage PAC, a political action committee that raises money for and endorses candidates for Congress and state legislative seats. Voter Mobilization Activities While Emgage was founded in 2008, it became more active