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American Civil Liberties Union

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a liberal advocacy organization. The ACLU is perhaps the most prominent sponsor of progressive causes in the American court system. The ACLU argues against private property rights, gun rights, the death penalty (even ...
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BlueGreen Alliance

The BlueGreen Alliance is a non-profit group that advocates for green jobs and “social justice.” The BlueGreen Alliance has ties to many far-left groups and ideologues, including the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the Association of Community Organizers for Reform ...
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Brennan Center for Justice

The Brennan Center for Justice (Brennan Center) is an American non-profit legal advocacy group. Describing itself as “part think tank, part public interest law firm, part advocacy group,” the Brennan Center operates out of the New York University School of ...
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Center For American Progress

The Center for American Progress (CAP) is a decidedly left-of-center public policy research and advocacy organization. The Center for American Progress supports strict energy regulations, universal health care and affirmative action programs. Climate Progress, one of the Center for American ...
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Center for Media and Democracy

The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is a liberal watchdog group. It exists to investigate and malign conservative leaders, groups, and media. The Center for Media and Democracy spins the truth about conservatives and libertarians to push media and ...
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Climate Reality Project

The Climate Reality Project (Project) is an effort to advance the liberal climate change message that human beings are causing dramatic global warming and that massive, global government intervention in the economy is necessary to prevent planetary catastrophe. Formerly known ...
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Color of Change

Color of Change (COC)[1] is a black advocacy organization headquartered in Oakland, California. Color of Change is primarily a web-based group that emails its members, writes petitions and lobbies politicians. Van Jones and James Rucker co-founded Color of Change, whose motto ...
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Defenders of Wildlife

Defenders of Wildlife (DOW) is an American non-profit organization that advocates for wildlife preservation. Defenders of Wildlife staffs over 150 scientists, policy experts and attorneys who work through the media, government, localities and the courts to advance its wildlife preservation ...
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EARTHWORKS

Earthworks is an American non-profit environmental organization. Based in Washington, D.C., Earthworks seeks to prevent or limit mining operations, natural gas production, hydraulic fracturing and oil production. Earthworks is a vocal opponent of mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska – an ...
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Enroll America

Enroll America is an American nonprofit organization organized primarily to sign up consumers for the health coverage plans that are dictated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – commonly known as “ObamaCare.” Engaging with hospitals, doctors, insurers and ...
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Environment America

Environment America is an American non-profit that advocates for green causes. Environment America works to elect pro-environment candidates for political office, and its “advocates work in Congress to pass national legislation to protect the environment.”[1] Environment America is a 501(c)(4) ...
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Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation is a private organization that funds liberal programs that support: the weakening of homeland security and anti-terrorism measures the suspension of American borders the promotion of mass, open immigration to the United States the redistribution of wealth ...
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Greenpeace

Greenpeace is one of the largest environmental advocacy organizations in the world. Greenpeace has offices in 40 countries and millions of members. Greenpeace is an activist group that uses direct action, protests, stunts, and blockades to advance its agenda. Greenpeace ...
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Institute for America’s Future

The Institute for America’s Future (IAF) is a liberal American think-tank. The Institute for America’s Future advocates for income redistribution, government-run single-payer health care and “green” technology. The Institute for America’s Future has a sister organization, the Campaign for America’s ...
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Mother Jones

Mother Jones is one of the largest liberal magazines in the United States.[1] Based in San Francisco, Mother Jones specializes in investigative journalism. According to Discover the Networks, Mother Jones’“investigative reporting… mostly targets corporations, capitalists, private property, and Republican officeholders.”[2] Mother Jones publishes its magazine bimonthly.[3] Mother ...
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MoveOn.org

MoveOn is an American liberal advocacy group that raises millions of dollars to support liberal candidates and is an arm of billionaire George Soros’ political army. MoveOn raises money for liberal candidates through rock concerts and entertainment events. It generates ...
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NARAL

NARAL Pro-Choice America (NARAL) is one of the largest abortion advocates in the world. NARAL believes that there should be no restrictions on a woman’s ability to kill her unborn baby. NARAL opposes parental notification laws (even in the case ...
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights group that promotes a racial and progressive agenda. The NAACP message contradicts what civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. stood for. Dr. King advanced the ...
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National Council of La Raza

The National Council of La Raza (“La Raza”) is a left-of-center Hispanic group that opposes many American immigration laws. La Raza describes itself as a civic-minded Hispanic advocacy group. Critics complain La Raza supports amnesty for illegal immigrants. La Raza ...
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National Public Radio

NPR, also known as National Public Radio, is an American media organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. Funded by private and public money, NPR programming is syndicated to more than 900 radio stations nationwide and reaches 27 million people a week.[1] ...
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NEWS21

News21 is an investigative journalism collaborative. Comprised of college students and led by academic advisors, News21 conducts in-depth investigative reporting. News21 provides its stories freely to the media. Liberal media outlets often publish work written by News21 students in a ...
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Open Society Foundations

Open Society Foundations (OSF)[1] is liberal billionaire George Soros’ most prominent foundation. OSF supports a vast number of organizations and operates worldwide in more than 70 countries.[2] George Soros founded the Open Society Foundations (OSF). According to itself, OSF’s mission is ...
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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is a non-profit advocacy group that promotes animal welfare. PETA believes in total animal liberation. PETA opposes human uses for animals including the following: eating food derived from animals, wearing clothes ...
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Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (Planned Parenthood) is one of the largest abortion providers in the world. In fiscal year 2006-2007, Planned Parenthood performed 289,570 abortions.[1] In its 2007-2008 fiscal year, Planned Parenthood performed 305,310 abortions.[2] Planned Parenthood performs one out of ...
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ProPublica

ProPublica is a left wing investigative news organization. ProPublica is funded by, and has ties to, some of America’s most extreme liberal ideologues. Newspapers and other media outlets regularly print ProPublica work. ProPublica claims to be “an independent, non-profit newsroom ...
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Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is a North American labor union. Easily recognizable by their purple t-shirts, SEIU members flock to protest conservative and free-market events and to campaign for democratic candidates. SEIU leaders are closely tied to pro-socialist ...
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Sierra Club

The Sierra Club is one of the oldest and largest environmental groups in the United States. The Sierra Club promotes anti-coal[1] , anti-natural gas[2] and anti-oil[3] campaigns, under the theory that human activity is causing significant and dangerous global warming and promotes ...
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Southern Poverty Law Center

Introduction The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is a non-profit civil rights group. The SPLC is best known for cataloging hate groups in the United States. According to the SPLC, almost any organization that disagrees with its far-left worldview is ...
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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Komen) is an American non-profit organization that supports those who work to find a cure for breast cancer. Komen is well known for holding races and high profile events to raise money for breast ...
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The Alliance for Global Justice

The Alliance for Global Justice (AGJ) is an American-based non-profit that advocates social change and economic justice primarily in Latin America. The Alliance for Global Justice seeks "alternatives to the unjust domination of governments, global financial institutions and multinational corporations ...
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The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a very wealthy environmental group that owns enormous amounts of land worldwide. The Nature Conservancy amassed its wealth largely by selling memberships, accepting corporate donations and engaging in land deals. Founded in 1951,[1] the Nature Conservancy ...
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The Tides Foundation and The Tides Center

The Tides Foundation is a large progressive foundation that supports a broad array of liberal causes. Since its founding, the Tides Foundation has doled out billions of dollars to progressive organizations.[1] The Tides Foundation has a unique operation. Donors give vast ...
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The National Center for Public Policy Research, founded in 1982, is a non-partisan, free-market, independent conservative think-tank. Ninety-four percent of its support comes from individuals, less than four percent from foundations and less than two percent from corporations. It receives over 350,000 individual contributions a year from over 60,000 active recent contributors.