For-profits (Page 23)


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    Twitter

    Twitter is a social networking website founded in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams. In 2020, Twitter was the third-most-popular website in the United States, counting over 530 million monthly visits. [1] As of 2019, an estimated 22% of Americans had Twitter
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    U.S. Peace Council

    The U.S Peace Council is the American affiliate of the World Peace Council, an international organization advocating for peace and disarmament. [42] “Mission.” U.S Peace Council. Accessed September 13, 2022. https://uspeacecouncil.org/mission/[/note]  
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    Uber

    Uber Technologies is an American technology company best known for its ridesharing and restaurant delivery services. Founded in 2009, Uber became one of the most successful startups in history and a leading company in Silicon Valley. As of January 2021, Uber was valued at over $80 billion.[43] Since
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    UN Principles for Responsible Investing

    UN Principles for Responsible Investing is an international organization of financial institutions, supported through the United Nations, that collaborate to promote Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) decision-making within corporate investing. [89]
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    Union Labor Life Insurance Company

    Union Labor Life Insurance Company, Inc. (“Ullico”) is a union-owned company that provides health and life insurance and other insurance and investment products to members of more than 13 labor unions, including the Teamsters, the United Food and Commercial Workers, and the Laborers International Union of North
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    Unite Virginia

    Unite Virginia is the Virginia affiliate of Unite America, a left-of-center election policy advocacy group based in Denver, Colorado. The group advocates for  changes to Virginia’s congressional redistricting process, ranked choice voting, and expanded vote-by-mail systems. [119] Unite Virginia supported two Democratic and two Republican candidates in the
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    United Snacks, Inc.

    United Snacks Inc. is a food company that produces and sells snack food. [138]
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    Upworthy

    Upworthy is an online viral news and video production organization and part of media company GOOD Worldwide. [139]
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    Upworthy/Cloud Tiger Media

    Upworthy (legal name Cloud Tiger Media) is a left-of-center news aggregation site. Founded by left-of-center activists Eli Pariser and Peter Koechley, Upworthy attempts to manipulate “emotional data” in order to influence readers’ “decision making” on social issues. [140] In 2017, Upworthy merged with GOOD Worldwide,
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    Uranium One

    Uranium One is a uranium mining company with headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It has operations in Australia, Canada, Kazakhstan, South Africa and the United States.
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    USA CRITS

    USA CRITS is an organization that support cyclist events and merchandise under the Criterium Racing brand. [189]
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    USAA

    The United Services Automobile Association is a Texas-based Fortune 500 diversified financial services group of companies including a Texas Department of Insurance regulated reciprocal inter-insurance exchange and subsidiaries offering banking, investing, and insurance to people and families that serve, or served, in the United States military.
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    Utah Association of Energy Users

    The Utah Association of Energy Users was formed in Utah in 2012 and is comprised of a collection of oil and gas, higher education, manufacturing and healthcare companies. The organization seeks to develop energy policies and regulations. [190]
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    Venice Community Housing

    Venice Community Housing (VCH) is a property management firm in Los Angeles, California. The firm operates as a nonprofit, relying on grants and donations, and cites left-progressive ideology as its motivation for providing housing. Approximately one-third of the units that VCH owns are set aside for the homeless, and the
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    Vestige Strategies

    Verified Voting is an organization that works with secretaries of state and election officials to advocate for the expansion of legislation to support transparent elections and the security of voting systems. [202]
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    Vice Media Group

    Vice Media Group is a left-leaning for-profit media organization based in New York City. The organization operates numerous brands both online and in the broadcast media. The company has faced problems with profitability and labor issues among its international brands. Brands Vice is made up of numerous brands. Vice News
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    Vigil for Democracy

    Vigil for Democracy is a left-of-center agitation organization that organizes rallies, boycotts, protests, strikes, and other actions to “mass mobilize against tyranny” [224] and advocate for left-of-center policy outcomes. [225] [226] [227] [228] [229] Vigil for Democracy supported
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    Visa Inc.

    Visa Inc. is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, United States. It facilitates electronic funds transfers throughout the world, most commonly through Visa-branded credit cards and debit cards.
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    Viscoil

    Viscoil Group was an energy company based in California that formerly employed Paul Pelosi, son of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). The company dissolved in 2010, but reformed in 2013 under a new name, NRGLabs. [265]
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    Vote Save America

    Vote Save America (VSA) is an online voter guide operated by the left-of-center political media company Crooked Media. VSA’s Adopt a State campaign steers activists who do not reside in battleground states to volunteer in the effort to win elections in those states for left-leaning candidates in 2020. The