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Last year, Mother Jones magazine senior reporter Andy Kroll sympathetically profiled the growing liberal online-fundraising platform named ActBlue — which “has emerged as the fundraising tool of choice for the swelling anti-Trump resistance,” he writes. Based in Somerville, Mass., “ActBlue works with ...
(See the Capital Research Center publication Green Watch, October 2015: “'Waters of the United States,' including Creeks and Ditches.”) President Trump signed another Executive Order on March 28 lifting a ban on new mine leases on federal land. The effort to block the Pebble Mine project that occurred ...

A recent article published in Wired profiles Megan Squire, a computer science professor at Elon University in North Carolina and an active ally of Antifa. Squire may call herself a “peaceful white mom,” but her radical friends are anything but placid. Antifa (short for “Anti-Fascist Action”) is a neo-communist ...
This article was crossposted with permission from Mark Mellinger and Focus on the Family. It was originally published in the December 2017 issue of Citizen magazine. “I can tell you I've been through hell.” Carol Swain, Ph.D., doesn't mince words when describing the past eight years of her life. Before ...
Capital Research Center president Scott Walter was cited in the Washington Times on January 21 on athlete Colin Kaepernick's decision to fund the far-left group Advancement Project, which describes itself as a “multi-racial civil rights organization.” CRC has described the organization as a “key left-wing ...
The latest action by the Trump administration to send the Left into conniptions is a question: “Are you a U.S. citizen?” That question, currently being floated by the U.S. Census Bureau in reviewing its internal rules for the upcoming 2020 census, was revealed in a letter obtained by the left-wing group ...

It doesn't matter if the Soviet Union or China were examples of “real communism.” Communist dictatorships are not an accident, rather they're the natural outcome of Marxism put into practice. CRC video and media producer Jake Klein narrates our latest video – watch it here: ...
Hosted by Capital Research Center President Scott Walter and researcher Michael Watson, the Influence Watch Podcast goes beneath the surface of the news to reveal the web of connected influence, money, and motivation driving the story of the week, sourced primarily from our website ...
The allegations haven't gone away because there is so much evidence against the Clintons, who miraculously earned $240 million after leaving the White House in January 2001 “dead broke” and “in debt,” in Hillary's own words. Capital Research Center has been studying the Clinton Foundation, ...
Big Labor has a new lobbying firm for hire in Washington, D.C., and it's run by a former Republican congressional staffer. McCarthy Advanced Consulting (MAC) is a new firm created by Frank McCarthy, a labor and transportation lobbyist whose background includes work as a senior lobbyist for the National ...
In mid-December, Education Week's “Rick Hess Straight Up” blog featured an as-usual interesting post by Hess, “Three Cheers for Impostor Syndrome.” A resident scholar and director of education-policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, Hess shared his thoughts about a Chronicle of Higher ...
The past year, with major hurricanes in Puerto Rico, Florida, and Texas, has once again cast light on the activities of the American Red Cross. As in the past, there are questions one needs to know about the Red Cross that are hard to answer. Is the organization doing a good job? How could the Red Cross ...
It wouldn't surprise you to learn that the New Yorker has a reporter who specializes in bashing right-wing philanthropists, but Jane Mayer has been doing this for many years. My review of Mayer's Dark Money is behind a paywall at National Review, but my colleague Scott Walter reviewed Mayer's book for ...
On the morning of New Year's Eve Day, Center for American Progress (CAP) president and CEO Neera Tanden sent out an end-of-year fundraising e-mail—quite a common thing to do for any nonprofit organization, whether policy-oriented or not, or conservative or liberal. CAP, as reported by ...
This is the Influence Watch Podcast, where we go beneath the surface to reveal the web of connected influence, money, and motivation driving the news, sourced primarily from our website InfluenceWatch.org, the Capital Research Center's online encyclopedia of the donors, non-profits, and influencers ...
Capital Research Center senior vice president Matthew Vadum was a featured speaker at the David Horowitz Freedom Center's Restoration Weekend on November 17, 2017. After the defeat of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton in November 2016, agitators on the far-left worked with ...
Today, the Capital Research Center (CRC) released a study on the controversial 2010 Citizens United Supreme Court decision, detailing the flow of funding to liberal and conservative political campaigns, outside groups, and traditional public policy organizations before and after the ruling. It includes a ...

Summary: Dissent has been with the Catholic Church from the very beginning. But since the Vatican II council in the 1960s, left-wing dissenters have sought to steer American Catholics towards far-left causes – and away from the Church – under the guise of fake Catholicism.
CRC respects confidentiality and will not share your e-mail address. We look forward to keeping you informed. Capital Research Center · Follow Us on Twitter · Follow Us on Facebook · Follow Us on YouTube. About Us. Capital Research Center (CRC) was established in 1984 to promote a better understanding of charity ...
Ben Johnson is a former state president of the AFL-CIO and a the Vermont affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers. Authored Content. Labor Watch · The Insider's Tale: The People Haven't Spoken. Article on January 17, 2018 by Ben Johnson. Labor Watch · The Insider's Tale: Unionizing Childcare. Article on ...
Far-left fanatics on college campuses may claim to support new social theories in their pursuit of social justice, but they're often chasing Marxism by another name. On November 28, the Cato Institute hosted a policy forum in Washington, D.C., that drew a line connecting the communist Soviet Union with the ...
As my Capital Research Center colleague Michael Hartmann has observed, Atlantic has spent hundreds of millions to create multiple (c)(4) groups of its own, which in turn fund politically active (c)(4) and (c)(3) groups like Center for Community Change Action, National Council of La Raza, PICO Action ...
... wing of the free speech party” has been abandoned in favor of a new watchdog-style strategy. For more on social media platforms' tense relationship with free expression, check out Jared Cumming's article for Capital Research Center on YouTube's alleged discrimination against conservative users.
LIFT Orlando was founded to leverage the reconstruction of the aging Camping World Stadium (formerly known as the Citrus Bowl) and ignite positive neighborhood transformation for its nearby families. Among the group's efforts is its MVP Families program, designed in part to develop local community ...
Wooster is senior fellow at the Capital Research Center. He is the author of three books: Angry Classrooms, Vacant Minds (Pacific Research ...
After the election of President Donald Trump, the NLRB is operating under a new, management-friendly philosophy, which now has an ...
One small pocket of microbiologists did not accept the consensus. Risking their careers and reputations, they doggedly pursued a course they ...
Update: According to the plan unveiled by Senate Republicans, if passed, it would repeal the State and Local Tax Deduction (SALT). With Tax ...
Capital Research Center (CRC) was established in 1984 to promote a better understanding of charity and philanthropy. We support the principles of individual ...
This troubling issue was highlighted by Capital Research Center vice president Dr. Steven J. Allen at The American Conservative's 4th annual ...
Summary: The Service Employees International Union is a mainstay of the professional Left and Big Labor. In Part Two of “Inside the SEIU,” we ...
Summary: The Service Employees International Union is a mainstay of the professional Left and Big Labor. In Part One of “Inside the SEIU,” we ...
Wooster is senior fellow at the Capital Research Center. He is the author of three books: Angry Classrooms, Vacant Minds (Pacific Research ...
When leftist billionaire George Soros moves money, it's bound to make waves. His latest move—depositing a gargantuan $18 billion to his ...
Of all the claims in costly litigation mounted against the Freedom Foundation in Olympia, Wash., for its persistent efforts to notify home ...
When news broke that Hillary Clinton donor and “friend” Harvey Weinstein, a Hollywood producer, had sexually harassed and assaulted ...
A new report released by the Center for Union Facts (CUF) reveals labor unions poured nearly $765 million into Democratic candidates, ...
The Cook County, Illinois, Board of Commissioners voted 15-2 to repeal a sugary drink tax after it has been in effect for barely two months.
The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), an AFL-CIO affiliate, has joined George Soros and a number of other ultra-wealthy, ...
Look at the job market today, and you'll see this continuing paradox: there are lots of people who have been out of work for a long time, and lots of employers who say they have good jobs to fill (but can't) that don't require a college degree. Most recently, I read that contractors seeking to clean up the ...
Hayden Ludwig. Hayden Ludwig is the Communications Assistant at Capital Research Center. He is a native of Orange County, California, and a graduate of Sonoma State University. + More by Hayden Ludwig ...
Steve “Hurricane” Mostyn (full name John Steven Mostyn), a Houston, Texas-based trial lawyer, contributor to left-wing causes, member of the ...
Summary: It's a rare organization that can begin in humble origins, carve out an identity as a major economic and philanthropic presence, and, ...
The Beltway is currently going through a minor influence spat over the possible nomination of Thomas Brunell, a University of Texas at Dallas ...
After the election of President Donald Trump, the NLRB is operating under a new, management-friendly philosophy, which now has an ...
Hartmann is senior fellow and director of the new Center for Strategic Giving at the Capital Research Center. For more than 18 years, he served ...
Perhaps no business model more thoroughly represents the widespread prosperity of the American free enterprise system than the franchise.
Michael conducts research for Capital Research Center. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, he previously worked for a Washington ...
General Counsel Griffin filed charges against McDonald's USA, the corporate parent of McDonald's franchises, holding it liable for the labor law ...
New studies show that the gaps dividing Republicans and Democrats grew substantially under Barack Obama, and have only continued to ...


 

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