Search results for ‘common cause’

  • Labor Union

    Canadian Building Trades Unions (CBTU)

    The Canadian Building Trades Unions is a labor union and Canadian office of North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU). The organization represents half a million Canadian workers who belong to fourteen international unions.
  • Non-profit

    Laura and John Arnold Foundation

    The Laura and John Arnold Foundation is a private foundation based in Houston, Texas. The foundation was founded in 2008 by hedge fund manager John Arnold and his wife, Laura. The foundation focuses on criminal justice, education issues, public pensions, dietary policy, and scientific research reform. The foundation
  • Political Party/527

    Planned Parenthood Texas Votes

    Planned Parenthood Texas Votes is a lobbying organization associated with the abortion advocacy network Planned Parenthood which was launched in 2014 to advocate for abortion rights and other left-leaning political priorities. 1
  • Non-profit

    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)

    Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) is a left-of-center media criticism organization based in New York City and founded in 1986 by Jeff Cohen and Martin A. Lee. It routinely attacks conservative media outlets, but also accuses mainstream media outlets (including those generally considered to be on the political left,
  • Non-profit


    50CAN (Coalition for Achievement Now) is a Washington, D.C.-based education advocacy group.  In 2016, 50CAN merged with Students First, an education advocacy group formed by former chancellor of D.C. Public Schools Michelle Rhee.
  • Movement

    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
  • Non-profit

    Washington Office on Latin America

    The Wash­ing­ton Office on Latin Amer­i­ca (WOLA) is a left-of-center advocacy group founded in 1974 that advocates for left-of-center foreign policy in Latin America. 1 WOLA has advocated for lenient diplomatic policies towards Cuba, opposed all
  • Non-profit

    Democracy Works

    Democracy Works is a nonprofit corporation that promotes the use of technology to increase voter participation. The group also provides information on candidates, voting precinct locations, and means of transportation for voters who need it. The main component to Democracy Works is a project called TurboVote, which was launched
  • Non-profit

    Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote

    Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) is a left-of-center voter turnout organization that receives financial support from leading left-of-center grant makers like the Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and NEO Philanthropy.
  • Non-profit


    UltraViolet (formally UltraViolet Education Fund) is a social-progressive nonprofit that advocates for LGBT and expanded abortion access, usually using social media campaigns, petitions, and small protests, oftentimes alongside or in conjunction with other left-of-center groups. UltraViolet Action is the organization’s lobbying arm. High-profile figures against whom the organization has
  • Person

    Lily Eskelsen Garcia

    Lily Eskelsen Garcia is a teachers union activist and the former president of the National Education Association (NEA), the largest labor union in the United States. Eskelsen Garcia was considered a top contender for the Education Secretary in the administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Eskelsen Garcia began
  • Person

    Shannon Watts

    Shannon Watts is a left-of-center gun control activist and founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (Moms Demand Action). Watts founded the left-of-center gun control organization in 2012 to support a number of anti-gun regulations, including “red flag” laws to allow judges to bar individuals from
  • Person

    Glenn Simpson

    Glenn Simpson is an American journalist, corporate researcher, and political opposition researcher. He is a founding partner at Fusion GPS, the research firm which produced the controversial and unverified document commonly known as the “Steele dossier” containing allegations against then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his campaign during
  • For-profit


    SKDKnickerbocker (SKDK) is a political consulting and public affairs company whose clients include prominent Democratic Party politicians, particularly in the state of New York. SKDK has done consulting work for former President Barack Obama, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D), and New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential
  • Person

    Ana Maria Archila

    Ana Maria Archila is a liberal expansionist immigration activist and the co-executive director of the left-of-center Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) and the Center for Popular Democracy Action Fund along with Andrew Friedman, Jennifer Epps-Addison, and Brian Kettering. Archila claims to support the idea of “believe
  • Person

    William Janeway

    William Hall Janeway is a left-of-center economist and policy advocate. He is the co-founder of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), a think tank founded in 2010 with the financial backing of billionaire financier and left-of-center philanthropist George Soros that pushes for increased government involvement in the
  • Person

    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. 1   In the mid-1980s
  • Non-profit

    Demand Progress Action (DPA)

    Not to be confused with Demand Progress Action (PAC) Demand Progress Action (DPA) is a left-of-center organization that advocates for policies relating to foreign policy and civil liberties.
  • Person

    Morris Pearl

    Morris Pearl is a left-of-center financier and activist. He is the board chair of The Patriotic Millionaires, an organization of wealthy individuals who advocate for higher taxes on high-income Americans. The group also pushes for other left-leaning economic and social policies such as an increased minimum wage. Pearl also
  • For-profit

    Vox Media

    Vox Media is an American digital media company that operates news and opinion websites and new media channels. Originally founded by left-wing political activists including Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas and led by an executive team with deep connections to the Democratic Party, Vox Media has expanded from