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.
  • Person

    Rachel Laser

    Rachel Laser is the president and CEO of Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AUSCS), a left-of-center advocacy group. She formerly worked for Planned Parenthood, the National Women’s Law Center, Third Way, and the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. For two years, Laser
  • Non-profit

    Lucy Parsons Labs

    Lucy Parsons Labs (LPL) is an organization of data scientists and data privacy activists focused on alleged police misconduct, corruption, and digital rights. [195] LPL claims that Chicago practices militarized policing by leveraging cameras, social media monitoring, facial recognition software, and gunshot detection systems. [196] LPL
  • Person

    Dan O’Sullivan

    Dan O’Sullivan is a career left-of-center labor organizer. He currently works as the director of communications for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), one of the largest and most influential labor unions in the United States with deep ties to the Democratic Party establishment. Previously, he worked as a
  • Person

    Nate Silver

    Nate Silver is a statistician and polling expert best known as the founder of FiveThirtyEight. Silver has been credited with greatly increasing the popularity of political polling and poll analysis with the media, politicians, and the general public. [240] Silver initially worked in finance after college but soon
  • Other Group

    FiveThirtyEight

    FiveThirtyEight is an American website founded by statistician Nate Silver. Silver and other analysts make predictions on politics, sports, economics, and other affairs using algorithms and statistical models. As of November 2021, FiveThirtyEight has 41 staff members on its masthead. [267] FiveThirtyEight is best known for utilizing a
  • Person

    Bill Vandenberg

    Bill Vandenberg is a program director for the Open Society Foundations (OSF), a left-of-center private grantmaking organization that forms the core of George Soros’s Soros Network of advocacy philanthropy institutions. He helps oversee OSF’s grantmaking among state-level organizations. [297] Prior to working for OSF, Vandenberg
  • Non-profit

    Environmental Defender Law Center

    Environmental Defender Law Center (EDLC) is a grantmaking organization that provides legal assistance and funds to environmentalist activists in developing countries that oppose business activities and laws deemed to be anti-environment. EDLC has funded projects that oppose mining, dams, and large-scale farming and that support other environmentalist causes. History Environmental
  • Person

    Gina McCarthy

    Gina McCarthy is a Democratic environmentalist bureaucrat who serves as the White House National Climate Advisor under President Joe Biden and was the former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under President Barack Obama. McCarthy is a lifelong environmental bureaucrat who has worked in a variety of
  • Person

    Ben Wyskida

    Ben Wyskida is a communications and media strategist who has worked for a variety of left-of-center advocacy groups and grantmaking organizations. He is currently the vice chairman of NEO Philanthropy, a New York-based nonprofit that acts as a fiscal sponsor and funding intermediary for left-of-center causes. Wyskida was previously
  • Non-profit

    Institute for Family Studies

    The Institute for Family Studies (IFS) is a think tank which promotes right-of-center policies intended to improve family formation and child care. The institute also supports conservative perspectives towards marriage and family structure. In addition to research and advocacy, IFS tracks statistics such as birth rates and income levels in
  • Non-profit

    Americans for Prosperity Foundation

    The Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP Foundation) is the activist training and educational foundation arm of Americans for Prosperity (AFP), a libertarian advocacy nonprofit associated with the billionaire businessman and philanthropist Charles Koch and his late brother David. The organization was formed in 2004 from a split of
  • Non-profit

    FreedomWorks

    FreedomWorks is a right-of-center advocacy organization that promotes limited government and low taxes, along with many other issues traditionally aligned with the Tea Party Movement strain of conservative activism that emerged in opposition to the Obama administration. The organization was originally founded as Citizens for a Sound Economy in
  • Non-profit

    Americans for Prosperity

    Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a libertarian advocacy nonprofit associated with billionaire businessman and philanthropist Charles Koch and his late brother David. The organization was formed in 2004 after Citizens for a Sound Economy split into Americans for Prosperity and FreedomWorks. AFP engages in direct grassroots lobbying events
  • Non-profit

    Center for Growth and Opportunity

    The Center for Growth and Opportunity (CGO) at Utah State University is a non-partisan think tank that conducts economic research in order to develop policy solutions that it claims will create economic growth and empower individuals. [467] Along with its research, CGO hosts conferences, seminars, and visiting speakers, and
  • Person

    Anne Filipic

    Anne Filipic is a Democratic political operative who became the White House Director of Management and Administration at the beginning of the Biden Administration in early 2021. She has worked in several other positions for Democratic politicians and Democratic-aligned organizations, including the Obama Administration, the Democratic National Committee,
  • Political Party/527

    Population Connection Action Fund PAC

    The Population Connection Action Fund PAC is a left-leaning political action committee that donates to Democratic congressional candidates who support left-leaning policies regarding abortion, contraceptive use, and environmentalism. [512] The organization is the PAC arm of Population Connection, which was founded in 1968 as Zero Population Growth
  • Other Group

    Sex Workers Project

    The Sex Workers Project (SWP) is a program of the Urban Justice Center that provides legal representation and other services to prostitutes. The program also advocates for the nationwide decriminalization of prostitution. [529] Support for Legalizing Prostitution The Sex Workers Project and those associated with the group
  • For-profit

    The Atlantic

    The Atlantic is a left-of-center literary, political, and ideas magazine that publishes ten issues per year. It was founded as The Atlantic Monthly in 1857 by several prominent American literary figures such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. [540] In 2017 the Emerson Collective, a