Search results for ‘common cause’

  • Other Group

    WhyNot Initiative

    The WhyNot Initiative is a program of Patriotic Millionaires which advocates for government-controlled healthcare, redistributing individual income, and gun control advocacy. The WhyNot Initiative primarily engages in funding elections research and advocacy training programs for left-of-center issues. The WhyNot Initiative also financially backs efforts to oppose Republican officials and
  • Non-profit

    Bloomberg Family Foundation (Bloomberg Philanthropies)

    The Bloomberg Family Foundation is the $7 billion foundation1 created by left-leaning Democratic billionaire and former Mayor of New York City Michael R. Bloomberg. Bloomberg,
  • Person

    Robert McChesney

    Robert McChesney is the Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign1 and a socialist
  • Non-profit

    Stand Up Republic (SUR)

    Stand Up Republic (SUR) is a nominally right-leaning advocacy organization founded by failed 2016 presidential candidate Evan McMullin and former 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign staffer Mindy Finn. 1 Stand Up Republic Foundation
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    Cleveland Votes

    Cleveland Votes is a left-of-center voter project and advocacy organization that funds various get-out-the-vote projects in the greater Cleveland area. The group is a project of the Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association. The group was formed in 2013 ahead of the 2014 election cycle by Erika Anthony, a community activist
  • Non-profit

    URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity

    URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity is a left-of-center pro-abortion and gender-activist organization. It has chapters at colleges and universities in California, Georgia, Kansas, and Ohio. 1 URGE’s issue advocacy
  • Non-profit

    Democracy Fund

    Also see Democracy Fund Voice (Non-profit) The Democracy Fund is a public policy-oriented foundation chaired and principally funded by eBay founder and former chairman Pierre Omidyar.1 The
  • Non-profit

    Our Oregon

    Our Oregon is a labor union-funded advocacy organization that aims to institute left-wing economic policy in the state of Oregon, specifically to promote the expansion of government education and government control of healthcare. The group is a major supporter of left-wing ballot initiative campaigns, providing over $1.4 million to ballot
  • Person

    Adelaide Park Gomer

    Adelaide Park Gomer is an heiress to the Park Communications and Duncan Hines fortunes. Gomer is now the president of the left-of-center environmentalist Park Foundation based in Ithaca, New York. In addition to her activism with the foundation, Gomer is a trustee of Ithaca College and a substantial donor
  • Person

    Nancy R. Bagley

    Nancy Bagley is the president of the Arca Foundation, a foundation funder of various left-of-center causes and groups. She is also on the board of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, a North Carolina-based funder of left-wing groups and causes in that state. She also is the editor of
  • Non-profit

    Jennifer and Jonathan Allan Soros Foundation

    Also see Jonathan Soros (Person) The Jennifer and Jonathan Allan Soros Foundation (JJASF) is a grantmaking foundation created in 2009 by left-wing philanthropist Jonathan Soros and his wife, Jennifer Allan. Jonathan Soros is the chairman of the JJASF and the third child of left-leaning billionaire activist George
  • Person

    Robert Reich

    Robert Reich is a left-of-center lawyer, professor, author and public figure who served as Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration from 1993 to 1997. As Secretary of Labor Reich promoted most of the generally centrist economic policies of the administration, such as the North Atlantic Free Trade
  • Other Group


    SourceWatch is a wiki-style website run by the left-leaning Center for Media and Democracy.1  The website’s content has a liberal bias
  • Non-profit

    Park Foundation

    The Park Foundation is a left-of-center funding group for several of America’s most prominent environmentalist organizations. Led by liberal megadonor and heiress of the Duncan Hines foods and Park Communications media fortunes Adelaide Park Gomer, the foundation leads the movement to prohibit exploration for America’s natural gas resources.
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    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
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    FitzGibbon Media

    FitzGibbon Media was a high-powered left-of-center PR firm working for major liberal clients like and Planned Parenthood founded by Trevor FitzGibbon. Trevor FitzGibbon was a former state-level communications director for President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign.
  • Labor Union

    Wisconsin Education Association Council

    Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) is a left-of-center teachers’ union representing teachers and other public-school employees in Wisconsin. The union was formed in the 1970s and is an affiliate of the National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers union. The union frequently advocates for left-leaning policies in Wisconsin. The
  • Non-profit

    Verified Voting

    Verified Voting is a left-of-center nonprofit organization that advocates against the use of electronic voting machines, instead championing the use of verified paper ballots to allegedly promote election security.
  • Labor Union

    United Federation of Teachers (UFT)

    The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) is a government worker union representing schoolteachers in New York City. It is an affiliate of the national American Federation of Teachers labor union as AFT Local 2 and the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and is one of
  • Non-profit

    American Prospect

    The American Prospect is a left-progressive publication that promotes left-of-center public policy through articles on its website and in print. Founded in 1989 by Robert Kuttner, Paul Starr, and former Clinton administration Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, the Prospect has received grants from a number of left-of-center