Search results for ‘common cause’


  • Non-profit

    Common Cause Texas

    Common Cause Texas is the Texas state branch of Common Cause, a left-of-center advocacy organization. Common Cause Texas lobbies for changes to the Texas judicial-selection process, campaign finance laws, and election laws. The organization’s executive director said he was “really concerned about violence at the polls” prior to the
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    Common Cause Education Fund

    The Common Cause Education Fund is the 501(c)(3) partner organization of Common Cause, an influential and controversial 501(c)(4) advocating for left-of-center causes headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Common Cause Education Fund exists to raise tax-deductible dollars from liberal donors and foundations that can be used to support the progressive
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    Common Cause

    Common Cause is a 501(c)(4) progressive advocacy group focusing on campaign finance law, so-called “fair redistricting,” and general liberal policy. Common Cause describes itself as “a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to restoring the core values of American democracy, reinventing an open, honest and accountable government capable of solving today’s challenges
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    Common Justice

    Common Justice is a Brooklyn-based criminal justice advocacy organization that promotes efforts to defund the police and end the incarceration of criminals, including violent felons. 1 The
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    Common Good Iowa

    Common Good Iowa is a left-of-center advocacy organization that advocates increased social welfare spending in Iowa. The organization opposes cutting Iowa’s state income tax, claiming that tax cuts would benefit the wealthy and lead to draconian cuts in Iowa’s welfare spending.
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    Vote Common Good

    Vote Common Good is an left-leaning voter advocacy and education group focused on religious voters. Founded in 2018 by longtime liberal evangelical activist Doug Pagitt, Vote Common Good was explicitly founded to oppose the policies of the Trump administration.
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    Common Sense Institute

    The Common Sense Institute (CSI) is a non-partisan, public-policy think tank that intends to protect and promote Colorado’s economy using principles that support free markets, individual freedom, and individual opportunity. 1 CSI is
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    Commonwealth Fund

    The Commonwealth Fund is a health care policy-focused private foundation. It funds research on and advocacy for health care systems, frequently taking a left-of-center perspective on state intervention in the medical system
  • Other Group

    Rally for Common Ground

    Rally for Common Ground is a left-wing organization which helps organize protests and events promoting left-wing environmental causes.1
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    Common Dreams

    Common Dreams is a left-wing nonprofit news organization which frequently publishes news and opinion pieces with a left-of-center perspective. 1 Though the organization claims to maintain editorial independence by refusing corporate and government funding, Common Dreams explicitly
  • Person

    Tom Morello

    Tom Morello is a musician best known as the lead guitarist of the now-defunct band Rage Against the Machine and a left-wing political activist. Morello is on the Council of Advisors for Progressive International, a left-of-center organization of international socialist political parties and socialist-aligned activist groups that aims to
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    Fair Maps Virginia

    Fair Maps Virginia was a left-of-center issue advocacy campaign launched by left-of-center redistricting advocacy group OneVirginia2021 (now known as UpVote Virginia) to promote the passage of a state constitutional amendment in the 2020 elections in Virginia that would establish an independent redistricting commission to draw district lines for state
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    Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

    Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation is a left-of-center grant making foundation that was founded in 1995 by Home Depot co-founder and Democratic Party donor Arthur M. Blank. 1
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    Young People’s Alliance

    Young People’s Alliance is a North Carolina-based student advocacy organization consisting of college students and young adults. 1 It solicits students to lobby elected officials in North Carolina, and during the 2022 and 2023
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    Digital Action

    Digital Action is an international advocacy group operated by the New Venture Fund that operates campaigns opposing “Big Tech” and supporting government policies of strict regulation, content moderation, and censorship of social media platforms in the United States, European Union, and elsewhere in the world. The group is
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    American Endowment Foundation (AEF)

    American Endowment Foundation (AEF) is a donor-advised fund (DAF) provider that manages over $4 billion in assets and consists of 10,000 individual donor-advised funds 1 serving donors in all 50 states.
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    Washington Monthly

     Washington Monthly is a left-of-center magazine and media outlet that serves as a political watchdog and commentator on Washington D.C. politics. Washington Monthly is known for espousing neoliberalism, a more pro-market or pro-business variant of traditional American liberalism conceived by Washington Monthly founder and former editor-in-chief Charles Peters. History Washington
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    Sentencing Project

    The Sentencing Project is a criminal justice activism organization. 1 Since its founding in 1986 as a legal assistance and training organization for prisoners with
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    Psephos

    Psephos is a nonprofit known for founding and managing the National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC), a bipartisan electoral watchdog that includes conservative members like Americans for Tax Reform and left-leaning members like the Brennan Center for Justice. NEDC has also included libertarian members in the past, like
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    National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC)

    National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC) opposes what it perceives as a Republican effort, influenced by former President Donald Trump, to oppose to fair and free elections. It favors of election reforms that would lead to widespread vote by mail, frequent and standardized election recounts, and opposition to what it