Current TV: The official website of Al Gore's new youth oriented television network.
Activism Sites and Organizations
Below are some of the best and most important activism sites and organizations. If you would like to contact us about adding another project to our list, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org, and make the subject read Activism Project. We feel that the sites that we have provided will help get more Americans involved in the political process and bring back grassroots politics to the forefront.
Democratic National Committee: The Democratic National Committee (DNC) - plans the Party's presidential nominating convention; promotes the election of Party candidates; and works with national, state, and local party organizations, elected officials, candidates, and constituencies to respond to the needs and views of the Democratic electorate and the nation.
Daily Kos: The Daily Kos is a very popular left-leaning blog with political analysis and other daily rants on the state of the nation.
MyDD: MyDD is another very popular liberal that discusses the due diligence of politics, election forecast, and the world today.
Democratic Underground: Democratic Underground provides political satire and commentary for Democrats. The site offers a set of forums that now houses over 44,000 members along with a new feature called Campaign Underground, which has tons of political info for each state.
Air America Radio: Air America is a progressive talk radio station that houses such personalities as Al Franken and Robert Kennedy Jr. The station offers online listening here.
Change the Party: An organization headed by former DNC Chair candidate, Donnie Fowler, Change the Party is a new organization that promotes new ideas activism for the Democratic Party.
Democracy For America: Democracy for America is dedicated to grassroots activism and supporting candidates at all levels of government. The site was a spinoff the campaign of Gov. Howard Dean.
MoveOn.org: MoveOn is a catalyst for a new kind of grassroots involvement, supporting busy but concerned citizens in finding their political voice. The nationwide network of more than 1,700,000 online activists is one of the most effective and responsive outlets for democratic participation available today.
Natural Resources Defense Council: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) uses law, science, and the support of more than 1 million members and activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things
Bush Green Watch: BushGreenwatch provides accurate and timely information on the Bush Administration's assault on our environment and public health.
HSUS Protect Seals: Protect the Seals is an organization dedicated to stopping the Canadian's treatement of seals.
Win Without War: Win Without War is a coalition of national organizations representing broad constituencies that aim to Keep America Safe by advocating alternatives to preemptive war in Iraq.
Media Matters For America: Media Matters is an independent watch group that calls out fallacies in the media and responds to them with the facts and truth.
Truth Out: Truth Out is a non profit independent news. They offer progressive insight and focuses on bringing out the truth in politics.
Center For American Progress: The Center for American Progress is a nonpartisan research and educational institute dedicated to promoting a strong, just and free America that ensures opportunity for all. We believe Americans are bound together by a common commitment to these values and we aspire to ensure our national policies reflect these values.
Campaign For America's Future: The Campaign For America's Futures has over 100 Prominent Americans — citizen activists and policy experts concerned about our country and our planet — joined together to launch and build the Campaign for America's Future. We are challenging the big money corporate agenda by encouraging Americans to speak up — to discuss and debate a new vision of an economy and a future that works for all of us.
People For The American Way: People For the American Way (PFAW) and People For the American Way Foundation (PFAWF) work to protect the heart of democracy and the soul of the nation. In Congress and state capitals, in classrooms and in libraries, in courthouses and houses of worship, on the airwaves and on the printed page, on sidewalks and in cyberspace, we work to promote full citizen participation in our democracy and safeguard the principles of our Constitution from those who threaten the American dream.
Rainbow Push Coalition: Rainbow Push is a progressive organization fighting for social change. As a mighty coalition of conscience; workers, women and people of color have the power to make the American Dream a Reality!
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a nonpartisan research organization and policy institute that conducts research and analysis on a range of government policies and programs.
Human Rights Campaign: The Human Rights Campaign is the largest national gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender political organization with members throughout the country. It effectively lobbies Congress, provides campaign support and educates the public to ensure that GLBT Americans can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.