People (Page 13)


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    Benji Backer

    Benji Backer is an environmentalist activist who associates with the Republican Party politically. He is the founder and president of American Conservation Coalition (ACC), a nominally right-leaning environmentalist organization with financial ties to left-wing environmentalist groups. American Conservation Coalition In 2017, Backer and other conservative students at the University of Washington
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    Bernard Coleman

    Bernard Coleman previously served as a chief diversity officer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, the Democratic National Committee, and ridesharing company Uber. He previously served on Tide Advocacy’s board of directors.
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    Bernardine Dohrn

    For more see: Weather Underground, Students for a Democratic Society, and Bill Ayers Bernardine Dohrn was an original co-founder and arguably the top leader of the Weather Underground, a radical-left violent extremist group that was active from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s. Prior to this
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    Bernice Schoenbaum

    Bernice Schoenbaum is an individual shareholder in the utility company Dominion Energy, and is active in submitting shareholder proposals that support a left-of-center environmental, social, and governance (ESG) agenda. Schoenbaum has notably submitted shareholder resolutions relating to Dominion’s use of mountaintop removal mining (MTR), lobbying activities,
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    Bernie Horn

    Bernie Horn is the senior director for policy and communications at the Public Leadership Institute. He is also on the advisory committee of Our Story Hub, a project of the Proteus Fund which advises left-of-center politicians and groups on communications strategies.
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    Bernie Sanders

    Bernard “Bernie” Sanders is a Vermont politician, currently serving as the state’s junior United States Senator. Sanders ran for the Democratic Party nomination for President of the United States in 2016. A self-described “democratic socialist,” Sanders is formally an independent but caucuses with the Senate Democrats.
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    Bert Feuss

    Bert Feuss is an investment professional with a focus on Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) activist investing. Until July 2020, he was senior vice president for investments for the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a left-of-center-aligned provider of donor-advised funds to donors mostly based in Northern California.
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    Berta Rodriguez

    Berta Rodriguez is a consultant at Consumer Insights.
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    Beth Kobliner

    Beth Kobliner is an author, commentator and journalist focused primarily on personal finance. She has written two New York Times bestselling books,1 is a philanthropist through her family foundation,
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    Beth Lynk

    Florence Elizabeth “Beth” Lynk is a left-leaning political activist, advocate, strategist, and communications specialist. She supports left-progressive policies including abortion,1 government-funded health care,
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    Bhairavi Desai

    Bhairavi Desai is a New York City-based union organizer best known as the founder and president of both the New York Taxi Workers Alliance and the National Taxi Workers Alliance, both of which are unions of largely independent contractor taxi drivers, rideshare app drivers, chauffeurs, and other private drivers.
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    Bhaskar Sunkara

     Bhaskar Sunkara is a prominent socialist editor and author. He founded the Marxist publication Jacobin in September 2010 and became the president of the social-democratic magazine The Nation in February 2022.
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    Bianca Yarborough

    Bianca Yarborough is a left-wing activist with Organizing For Action.
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    Bill Ackman

    William “Bill” Ackman is a Democratic political donor, investor, and hedge fund manager. Ackman has shorted stocks betting they would fall in value while pushing negative media stories about those companies. Ackman is also an “activist” investor who has pushed for policy and leadership changes at companies in which he
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    Bill Ayers

    For more see: Weather Underground, Students for a Democratic Society, and Bernardine Dohrn Bill Ayers was an original co-founder and one of the top leaders of the Weather Underground, a radical-left violent extremist group that was active from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s. Prior to
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    Bill Byrnes

    Bill Byrnes is on the board of trustees of WashREIT.
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    Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton is a Democratic politician who served as President of the United States from January 20, 1993 until January 20, 2001. He is the husband of former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the father of Chelsea Clinton. In December 1998 he was impeached by
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    Bill de Blasio

    Bill de Blasio is a New York City Democratic politician who has served as mayor of New York City since 2014 after serving lesser roles in the city government for twelve years. He ran for the Democratic nomination for President in 2020 but suspended his campaign after four months. De
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    Bill Gallegos

    Bill Gallegos is an environmental consultant and activist organizer involved in organized labor, climate change activism, and various left-of-center social causes. Since 2014, Gallegos has been operating Gallegos and Associates, a private consulting firm offering strategic planning and leadership training to nonprofits and foundations in the climate and social justice
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    Bill Gates

    Bill Gates is the founder and former CEO of technology giant Microsoft. He also founded the philanthropic Bill Gates Foundation, known since Gates’s marriage to Melinda Gates (nee French) as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Since founding Microsoft in the 1970s, Gates has become one of the world’s