Avaaz - meaning "voice" in several European, Middle Eastern and Asian languages - launched in 2007 with a simple democratic mission: organize citizens of all nations to close the gap between the world we have and the world most people everywhere want.
Welcome! This is an open, shared space for distributed research focused around OccupyWallStreet / OccupyTogether. We are sharing ideas, research questions, research methods, tools, datasets, and later working to gather, analyze, discuss, write, code, and otherwise develop the theory and practice of occupy research together. Check out the left hand column for links to different pages (e.g. research questions, interview guides, overview of tools and practices in the camps, etc).
Voter supression laws passed around the US will put ballot boxes out of reach of millions of americans eligible to vote, may of whom are people of color, physically disabled, students and seniros. The voting rights act gives you the authority to protect constitutional voting rights. We ask you to stop the Kochs and 21st century jim crow.
In January 2010, a closely divided Supreme Court opened the floodgates, ruling that corporations have a Constitutional "free speech" right to spend money on elections. The court trampled on decades of settled law, including the new McCain-Feingold law enacted just a few years ago by members of Congress from both parties.
Alliance for Justice is a national association of more than 100 organizations dedicated to advancing justice and democracy. For 30 years we have been leaders in the fight for a more equitable society on behalf of a broad constituency of environmental, consumer, civil and women's rights, children's, senior citizens' and other groups. Alliance for Justice is premised on the belief that all Americans have the right to secure justice in the courts and to have our voice heard when government makes decisions that affect our lives.
Our vision is for every community to have access to in-depth investigative reporting, quality local news and critical watchdog journalism that empower citizens, hold our leaders accountable and represent the diversity of our nation.
We call on the Department of Justice, our nation's top law enforcement agency, to stand up and protect American citizens whose rights to protest peacefully are under attack -- from New York to Oakland and every occupation in between.
The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel is a grassroots strategic alliance of concerned organizations and individuals in New York, formed to demand an immediate, unconditional, and permanent end to U.S. and U.S.-sponsored Israeli aggression in the Middle East. In response to the continuing injustices committed by the U.S. and Israel, which constitute gross violations of international law, Adalah-NY stands with the people of the Middle East in their demands for justice, equality, democracy, and respect for human rights.
Loudsauce is the brainchild of Colin Mutchler and Christie George. Their objective in creating the organization was to set up a means of getting ideas out via large-scale advertising, using crowdsourced funds.
SignOn is a service provided by MoveOn.org Civic Action to allow anyone to set up their own online petition, share it with friends, and stay in touch with the signers of their petition using email.
Rootstrikers is aimed at restoring power over American politics and government to 100% of the people. We hope patriots of all political persuasions will join us to help build an unstoppable grassroots movement that demands and delivers lasting reforms.
We believe that building momentum for social change globally means empowering citizen activists locally. That's why anyone, anywhere - from Chicago to Cape Town - can start their own grassroots campaign for change using our organizing platform.
Occupy DC is a peaceful grassroots movement that are fed up with the current political and economical system in this nation. We are an independent branch from occupytogether.org and occupywallst.org but carry the same terminology and philosophy.
Hello! We are Occupy LA. We are in solidarity with Occupy Wallstreet! Our official occupation began on Oct. 1, 2011. We are occupying at Los Angeles City Hall, at 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
The vision of Brave New Foundation is an open democratic society that encourages rigorous debate, opportunity and justice for all. Our mission is to champion social justice issues by using a model of media, education, and grassroots volunteer involvement that inspires, empowers, motivates and teaches civic participation and makes a difference.
Welcome to OCCUPY TOGETHER, an unofficial hub for all of the events springing up across the country in solidarity with Occupy Wall St. As we have followed the news on facebook, twitter, and the various live feeds across the internet, we felt compelled to build a site that would help spread the word as more protests organize across the country. We hope to provide people with information about events that are organizing, ongoing, and building across the U.S. as we, the 99%, take action against the greed and corruption of the 1%.
Rebuild the Dream is a non-profit organization that breathes life into, tells the story of, and acts as a hub for the emerging American Dream Movement. After you sign up to join Rebuild the Dream, we'll send you an email whenever there's a way for you to take action to revitalize and restore the American Dream, alongside hundreds of thousands of other members of the movement. In addition, we'll soon be rolling out new tools that will enable you to organize locally on your own initiative with others in your community.
We stand for the 99%, who no longer have representation by Congress. The 99%, who are being exploited by corporate greed. The 99% who want to be the change they see in the world. The 99% who has had enough! Stand together with us.
It's time to get things done and finally get money out of politics. Our Washington insider Jimmy Williams is now preparing a Constitutional amendment to get big money from special interests out of our political system.
Tonight, Wednesday, October 5th, 2011, Mike made his fifth visit to #OccupyWallStreet and delivered the following address from the steps on the east side of Liberty Plaza (Zuccotti Park) amplified by the 'human microphone':
NationofChange is a 501(c)3 nonprofit news organization that provides an online magazine, daily newsletter, and community platform free to the public. We report 24/7 on critical issues affecting our democracy with a focus on positive solutions to social and political problems.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris just announced that she's opposing a proposed deal with Wall Street banks that would give them immunity for crimes that haven't been investigated yet.
The Graph exists to educate people about the American brand of liberty, and as pro-American organization, we re dedicated to fighting Marxist ideology in all its variants. We fully support America s first principles. We concur with the all of the Founding Fathers, who agreed in the -The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America - that the most important principle is that our rights are derived from our Creator.
The top six financial institutions in this country own assets equal to more than 60 percent of our gross domestic product and possess enormous economic and political power. One of the great questions of our time is whether the American people, through Congress, will control the greed, recklessness and illegal behavior on Wall Street, or whether Wall Street will continue to wreak havoc on our economy and the lives of working families.
American Crossroads is a new kind of non-profit political organization dedicated to renewing America s commitment to individual liberty, limited government, free enterprise and a strong national defense - through informed and effective political action by citizens like you.