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  • Other Group

    Democracy Spring

    Democracy Spring is a left-of-center organization that organized protests against campaign speech and election security. 1 Its website stated that it was nonpartisan, but admitted its leadership was made up of progressives.
  • Political Party/527

    Communist Party USA (CPUSA)

    The Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) is a minor left-wing political party in the United States that was created in 1921 as the result of a forced merger between two rival communist factions, each founded in 1919. As of 2014 it reported only a few
  • For-profit

    Black Business Network Exchange

    The Black Business Network Exchange (BBNE) is a for-profit small business that describes itself as a “social enterprise.” BBNE’s stated mission is to provide “resources and networking opportunities for minority-owned businesses to increase brand awareness.” The resources include three paid services. The first is a Business Starter Kit, which offers
  • Other Group

    52 Feminists was a web-based project featuring short profiles of women (a few men are included) who market themselves as feminist entrepreneurs. Most of those profiled were Americans working in corporate or creative industries, charities, or feminist non-profit organizations. Several are business owners promoting their companies or professional services. A few
  • Person

    Rob McKay

    Rob McKay is former chairman of the left-of-center donor convening Democracy Alliance. 1 A venture capitalist, he is the son of former Taco Bell CEO Rob McKay, Sr.
  • Person

    Rampa Hormel

    Rampa Hormel, a left-of-center environmentalist activist and supporter of Democratic Party candidates, is the president of the Enlyst Fund (formerly known as the Global Environment Project Institute), a board member of the League of Conservation Voters, and a partner of the Democracy Alliance donor collective. Background Rampa
  • Person

    Mary Kay Henry

    Mary Kay Henry serves as the international president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Henry worked for the union almost continuously since 1979, 1 holding 18 different
  • Person

    Anne Bartley

    Anne Bartley is a left-of-center activist and funder who was involved in the creation and leadership of numerous liberal advocacy organizations including America Votes, the Threshold Foundation, Democracy Alliance, and Committee on States.
  • Non-profit

    Hudson Institute

    The Hudson Institute is a right-of-center think tank based in Washington, D.C. The Institute’s scholars conduct research in the areas of defense, international relations, economics, health care, technology, culture, and law and make policy recommendations that support individual freedom, free markets, and economic growth based on technological innovation.
  • For-profit


    BerlinRosen (also styled Berlin Rosen) is a for-profit public relations and campaign communications consulting firm headquartered in New York City that works for Democratic campaigns, progressive nonprofit organizations, and labor unions, with a focus on New York. Founded in 2005 by former Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now
  • Labor Union

    American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)

    The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal worker union with over 300,000 members.1 Affiliated with the AFL-CIO union federation since its founding, AFGE collectively bargains
  • Non-profit

    National Jobs for All Coalition

    The National Jobs for All Coalition is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in Lynbrook, New York. The organization is known for its advocacy of far-left economic policies such as a $15 minimum wage, higher taxes, and a guaranteed annual income for all Americans.
  • Non-profit

    Breakfree Education

    Breakfree Education, formerly known as The Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings (CEEAS), is an educational advocacy group that pushes for reforming juvenile correctional facilities. 1 Originally founded in 2011, the organization is
  • Non-profit

    Organizing for Action (OFA)

    Organizing for Action (OFA) was an advocacy group that was the lineal descendant of the campaign organizations supporting the election of former President Barack Obama, Obama for America and Organizing for America. OFA was a 501(c)(4) devoted to preserving and building on the Obama agenda.
  • Non-profit

    Truman Center for National Policy (CNP)

    The Truman Center for National Policy is a left-of-center national security-focused think tank located in Washington D.C. The organization was formed by the merger of the Center for National Policy and the Truman National Security Project in 2013. The center advances various left-of-center positions in national security, including promoting
  • Non-profit

    Advancement Project

    The Advancement Project (AP) was established in 1999 by a group of civil rights lawyers as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. While its stated objective is to address race and civil rights issues through the legal system and community activism, AP is in fact a key left-wing agitation group that
  • Non-profit

    Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (STBF)

    The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (STBF) is one of the charitable entities associated with billionaire Berkshire Hathaway investor Warren Buffett, who funds the Foundation. Founded in 1964 as the Buffett Foundation, STBF was later renamed for Warren’s late first wife Susan, whose estate granted the Foundation over $2 billion.
  • Non-profit

    Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)

    The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is a controversial watchdog of extremist groups. It has been criticized for its financial practices and for characterizing non-violent conventional conservative organizations as equivalent to violent extremists. SPLC was co-founded in 1971 by Morris Dees, a lawyer and direct marketing expert and fellow
  • Non-profit

    Skoll Global Threats Fund

    The Skoll Global Threats Fund is a private grantmaking foundation and a controlled entity of the Skoll Foundation, both of which are funded by billionaire philanthropist Jeffrey Skoll.1 Skoll is
  • Person

    Naomi Klein

    Naomi Klein is a prominent Canadian activist, syndicated columnist, and author of four books. She is a Writing Fellow at the Nation Institute and contributing editor for The Nation magazine. She has written articles for Harpers, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Boston Globe, The Guardian,