Movements


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    Antifa

    Antifa–short for “anti-fascist” or “Anti-Fascist action”–is a left-wing extremist movement that violently opposes groups it considers “fascist,” including democratic, center-right conservatives.[1][2][3][4] Antifa lacks a known organizational structure[5]  or an official leader or headquarters, though individual groups in certain states reportedly
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    Black Lives Matter

    Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a movement ostensibly seeking to reform police conduct especially as it involves use of force against African-American suspects and civilians. The movement has been criticized for appearing to tolerate violent demonstrations in its name,[76] for stoking racial tensions, [77] and for
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    Black Lives Matter of Greater New York

    For the national movement, see Black Lives Matter Black Lives Matter of Greater New York is a direct-action protest organization that claims to support the liberation of the black community from racist oppression. The organization is not affiliated with the official Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and instead
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    Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS)

    Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (better known by its acronym, BDS) is an international campaign to delegitimize the State of Israel as the expression of the Jewish people’s right to national self-determination by isolating the country economically through consumer boycotts, business and government withdrawal of investment, and legal sanctions. Critics allege
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    Fight for $15 (Minimum Wage)

    The “Fight for $15” is a corporate campaign principally orchestrated and funded by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) which seeks to unionize the quick-service franchise restaurant industry and raise the federal minimum wage by more than double to $15 per hour, using the slogan “$15 and a union.”
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    Future Coalition

    The Future Coalition is a network of youth-led left-wing organizations that work to promote left-wing views on policy issues from gun control to environmentalism. It is in partnership with the controversial Women’s March and is seen as the organization’s unofficial youth arm. The Future Coalition organized climate change demonstrations
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    Green New Deal (GND)

    The Green New Deal (GND) refers to a U.S. House of Representatives resolution and various legislative proposals supported by radical environmentalist groups. While details of the “Deal” are unclear and frequently change, an attempt to estimate the cost of the plan that critics call a “radical, top-down, socialist makeover of the entire
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    March for Science

    The March for Science is a left-of-center movement that advocates for environmentalist policies and opposes Trump administration initiative. March for Science endorses number of liberal policies include abortion access,[334] expansionist approaches to immigration,[335] and environmentalist regulations. [336] March for Science is backed by left-wing
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    Medicare-for-All

    The Medicare-for-All (sometimes styled “Medicare for All”) movement is a far-left policy agenda to enact legislation expanding the federal Medicare program to replace existing healthcare coverage in the United States with a government-controlled system. Various versions of a Medicare-for-All bill have been proposed by various left-wing groups and individuals, including the Democratic
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    People’s Climate Marches

    Taking place in 2014 the first People’s Climate March was attended by roughly 300,000 demonstrators including left-of-center New York mayor Bill de Blasio, after which the People’s Climate Movement was organized. The People’s Climate Marches organized crowds throughout the United States in order to pressure politicians into giving
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    Shut Down DC

    Shut Down DC is a coalition of environmentalist activist groups which announced plans to significantly disrupt traffic in Washington, D.C. on September 23, 2019 to bring awareness to climate change. The group has stated that it aims for its demonstrations to affect the most powerful people in the city by
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    Strike With Us

    Strike With Us is a movement made up of over 100 environmentalist groups that plans to start a week of strikes beginning on Friday 20, 2019. The movement aims to carry out more strikes leading up to the 2020 presidential election. [392] Strike With Us has put forward
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    Youth Climate Strike

    Youth Climate Strike is an ostensibly youth-led environmentalist organization that organizes students skipping school in order to protest for environmentalist austerity policies to combat climate change. In addition to organizing protests involving students skipping school, the group has also applied pressure to Democrat presidential primary candidates on climate issues. History