People (Page 8)


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    Anthony Thigpenn

    Anthony Figpenn is a Los Angeles-based political activist and environmentalist. He is the founder and president of the left-of-center voter registration and coalition group California Calls and the Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE).
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    Anton Hajjar

    Anton Hajjar is a former labor union employee who has been nominated to sit on the United States Postal Service (USPS) Board of Governors by President Joe Biden. As of May 19, 2021, Hajjar is awaiting confirmation by the United States Senate. [1] Hajjar has spent
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    Antonio Maldonado

    Antonio Avian Maldonado II is an Apple, Inc. investor most notable for submitting shareholder resolutions calling for an accelerated diversity recruitment policy in the company’s upper management and board of directors. [20] After Proposal No. 6 was rejected by voters in 2016, Maldonado resubmitted his proposal with
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    Antony Blinken

    Antony Blinken is a Democratic foreign-policy operative and U.S. Secretary of State in the Biden administration. [32] He started his career in 1993 in the U.S. Department of State during the Clinton administration. For the next 25 years, Secretary Blinken held a variety of positions
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    Anuradha Mittal

    Anuradha Mittal is the founder and executive director of the Oakland Institute.
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    Archana Sahgal

    Archana Sahgal is a left-of-center political consultant and former Obama administration staffer who currently runs Hyphen, a funding collaborative she founded in 2021. Hyphen is a funding collective that works with left-leaning organizations and foundations to fund campaigns supporting priorities of the Biden administration. [79]
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    Ari Melber

    Ari Melber is a left-of-center television opinion-show host who as of 2021 hosts “The Beat with Ari Melber” on MSNBC.
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    Ari Phillips

    Ari Phillips is a left-progressive environmentalist writer who as of 2021 is an editor and writer for Environmental Integrity Project.
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    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. [91]   In the mid-1980s she married Texas oil-heir Michael Huffington, who was later elected to the U.S. Congress as a moderate Republican.
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    Arianna Packard Martell

    Arianna Packard Martell is the granddaughter of David Packard, a co-founder of the Hewlett-Packard technology company. She is a member of the board of directors for the Packard Humanities Institute, which her father, David Woodley Packard, founded. She made headlines in 2010 for her strong opposition to then-California Republican
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    Arielle Swernoff

    Arielle Swernoff is executive director of the Democratic-aligned PAC LaunchProgress. Swernoff is the co-founder of the far-left group AbolishICE. [191]
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    Arkadi Gerney

    Arkadi Gerney is the founder and executive director of the Hub Project, a left-of-center coalition-building media strategy group that services national and local advocacy campaigns. [192] Prior to founding the Hub Project, Gerney was a senior fellow at the left-of-center Center for American Progress (CAP) and
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    Arlene Blum

    Arlene Blum is a mountaineer, scientist, author, and environmentalist activist. She is the founder and executive director of the Green Science Policy Institute, an advocacy group that opposes the use of certain chemicals, and a research associate in chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley. [207] Advocacy
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    Arlene Holt Baker

    Arlene Holt Baker is an African-American trade union activist. A staff assistant with the AFL-CIO since 1995, she was appointed Executive Vice-President of the labor federation by the AFL-CIO Executive Council in 2007 and won re-election in 2009, holding the post until 2013.
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    Arlie Schardt

    Arlie Schardt was a journalist, Democratic political operative, and environmentalist activist. He served as a spokesman for then-U.S. Senator Al Gore‘s 1988 campaign for President, covered the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, and worked for the Environmental Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union, Environmental Media Services,
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    Arnold Hiatt

    Arnold Hiatt is an American businessman notable for having been the president of the Stride Rite footwear company. He is a large contributor to political campaigns for the Democratic Party despite calling for money to get out of politics.
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    Art Pulaski

    Art Pulaski is the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the California Labor Federation.
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    Art Reyes III

    Art Reyes III is a liberal political activist and organizer who was instrumental in Democratic get-out-the-vote efforts in Michigan in the 2020 presidential election. Time magazine identified Reyes as a key figure in the “shadow campaign” to beat former President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. [215] 2020
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    Art Werner

    Art Werner provides accounting seminars for Werner-Rocca Seminars and holds a J.D. and M.S. in taxation.
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    Arthur Blank

    Arthur Blank co-founded the Home Depot in the late 1970s after being fired from a regional hardware store chain in Southern California. After stepping down as CEO of Home Depot in the early 2000s, Blank’s interests centered on a variety of Atlanta-based sports franchises and the Arthur M. Blank Family