Advocacy group
Advocacy groups (also known as pressure groups, lobby groups, campaign groups, interest groups, or special interest groups) use various forms of advocacy to influence public opinion and/or policy; the...
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Coke And Pepsi Give Millions To Public Health, Then lobby Against It
The findings, published Monday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, document the beverage industry's deep financial ties to the health community over the past five years, as part of a strat...
This Farm Fits Injured Animals with Prosthetics
Jenny Brown lost her leg, and says her prothesis helps in everyday life. Now, she helps fit new limbs on animals at the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary in Wo...
The Right to Lobby
In a one person = one vote = one voice, structured democracy such as ours, how does one justify the political lobbyists? Are they just mucking up the system? The answer ? 'The Constitution guarantees ...
Only Three States Score Higher Than D+ In State Integrity Investigation; 11 Flunk | Center for Public Integrity
Trouble at the Statehouse: secrecy, corruption and conflicts of interest. In November 2014, Arkansas voters approved a ballot measure that, among other reforms, barred the state’s elected officials fr...
Donald Trump: Tax System Is Letting Hedge Funds “Get Away With Murder”
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took a break from talking about illegal immigrants on Sunday to say that he would change the tax code to force people who work at hedge funds to pay more...
Lawrence Lessig Presidential Campaign: Donate Before Labor Day For Citizen Equality Act.
On Tuesday Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard law professor, announced that he would run for president if he receives $1 million in donations by Labor Day. Lessig’s plan is decidedly idiosyncratic—he has neve...
Donald Trump Nailed The Bitter Truth About Money In Politics
Trump specifically attacked his fellow GOP presidential contender, Jeb Bush, calling the former Florida governor a "puppet to his donors." He elaborated by saying "I know how the system works better t...
House To States: Don't You Dare Demand GMO Labels
A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs. The argument over genetically modified food has been dominated, in recent years,...
Exclusive - Gene Baur Extended Interview Video
Animal rights' activist Gene Baur discusses his book "Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer, and Feeling Better Every Day."
Koch brothers fight climate funding probe
The multinational corporation run by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch has said it will not cooperate with a Senate investigation into whether the corporation has paid for research skeptical...
Advocacy
Advocacy is a political process by an individual or group which aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions. Advocacy can include many activities that a...
Lobbying
Lobbying (also lobby) is the act of attempting to influence decisions made by officials in the government, most often legislators or members of regulatory agencies. Lobbying is done by many types of p...
Social movement
Social movements are a type of group action. They are large, sometimes informal, groupings of individuals or organizations which focus on specific political or social issues. In other words, they carr...
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Community organizing
Community organizing is a process where people who live in proximity to each other come together into an organization that acts in their shared self-interest. Unlike those who promote more-consensual ...
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Environmental organizations
An environmental organization is an organization that seeks to protect, analyse or monitor the environment against misuse or degradation from human forces.In this sense the environment may refer to th...
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