Alliance for Justice: Best known for
its activism vis a
the appointment of federal judges, this group consistently depicts
Republican judicial nominees as "extremists."
America Coming Together: Soros played
a major role in creating this group, whose purpose was to coordinate and
organize pro-Democrat voter-mobilization programs.
America Votes: Soros also played a major
role in creating this group, whose get-out-the-vote campaigns targeted
likely Democratic voters.
American Civil Liberties Union: This
group opposes virtually all post-9/11 national security measures enacted
by U.S. government. It supports open borders, has rushed to the defense of
suspected terrorists and their abettors, and appointed former New Left
Dohrn to its Advisory Board.
American Constitution Society
for Law and Policy: This Washington, DC-based think tank
seeks to move American jurisprudence to the left by recruiting,
indoctrinating, and mobilizing young law students, helping them acquire
positions of power. It also provides leftist Democrats with a bully pulpit
from which to denounce their political adversaries.
American Family Voices:
This group creates and coordinates media campaigns charging Republicans
American Friends Service Committee:
This group views the United States as the principal cause of human
suffering around the world. As such, it favors America's unilateral
disarmament, the dissolution of American borders, amnesty for illegal aliens,
the abolition of the death penalty, and the repeal of the Patriot Act.
American Library Association: This
group has been an outspoken critic of the Bush administration's War on
Terror -- most particularly, Section 215 of the USA
Patriot Act, which it calls "a present danger to the
constitutional rights and privacy rights of library users."
Prospect, Inc.: This corporation trains and mentors young leftwing
journalists, and organizes strategy meetings for leftist leaders.
International: This organization directs a grossly disproportionate
share of its criticism for human rights violations at the United States
Arab American Institute Foundation:
The Arab American Institute denounces the purportedly widespread civil
liberties violations directed against Arab Americans in the post-9/11
period, and characterizes Israel as a brutal oppressor of the
Bill of Rights Defense Committee: This
group provides a detailed blueprint for activists interested in getting
their local towns, cities, and even college campuses to publicly declare
their opposition to the Patriot Act, and to designate themselves
"Civil Liberties Safe Zones." The organization also came to the
defense of self-described radical attorney Lynne
Stewart, who was convicted in 2005 of providing material support for
Brennan Center for Justice: This think
tank/legal activist group generates scholarly studies, mounts media
campaigns, files amicus briefs, gives pro bono support to activists, and
litigates test cases in pursuit of radical "change."
Brookings Institution: This
organization has been involved with a variety of internationalist and
state-sponsored programs, including one that aspires to facilitate the
establishment of a U.N.-dominated world government. Brookings Fellows have
also called for additional global collaboration on trade and banking; the
expansion of the Kyoto Protocol; and nationalized health insurance for
children. Nine Brookings economists signed a petition opposing
President Bush's tax cuts in 2003.
Campus Progress: A project of the
Soros-bankrolled Center for American Progress, this
group seeks to "strengthen progressive voices on college and
university campuses, counter the growing influence of right-wing groups on
campus, and empower new generations of progressive leaders."
Center for American Progress: This
leftist think tank is headed by former Clinton
chief of staff John
works closely with Hillary
Clinton, and employs numerous former Clinton administration staffers.
It is committed to "developing a long-term vision of a progressive
America" and "providing a forum to generate new progressive ideas
and policy proposals."
Center for Community Change: This
group recruits and trains activists to spearhead leftist "political
issue campaigns." Promoting increased funding for social welfare
programs by bringing "attention to major national issues related to
poverty," the Center bases its training programs on the techniques
taught by the famed radical organizer Saul Alinsky.
Coalition for an International
Criminal Court: This group seeks to subordinate American
criminal-justice procedures to those of an international court.
Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund:
Defenders of Wildlife opposes oil exploration in Alaska's Arctic National
Wildlife Refuge. It condemns logging, ranching, mining, and even the use
of recreational motorized vehicles as activities that are destructive to
Democracy Alliance: This
self-described "liberal organization" aims to raise $200 million
to develop a funding clearinghouse for leftist groups. Soros is a major
donor to this group.
Democracy 21: This group is a staunch
supporter of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002, also known as the
Democratic Party: Soros' funding
activities are devoted largely to helping the Democratic Party solidify
its power base. In a November 2003 interview, Soros stated that defeating
President Bush in 2004 "is the central focus of my life" ...
"a matter of life and death." He pledged to raise $75 million to
defeat Bush, and personally donated nearly a third of that amount to
anti-Bush organizations. "America under Bush," he said, "is
a danger to the world, and I'm willing to put my money where my mouth
is." Claiming that "the Republican party has been captured by a
bunch of extremists," Soros accuses the Bush administration of
following a "supremacist ideology" in whose rhetoric he claims
to hear echoes of "Nazi slogans."
Earthjustice: This group seeks to place
severe restrictions on how U.S. land and waterways may be used. It opposes
most mining and logging initiatives, commercial fishing businesses, and
the use of motorized vehicles in undeveloped areas.
EMILY's List: This political network
raises money for Democratic female political candidates who support
unrestricted access to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand.
Feminist Majority: Characterizing the
United States as an inherently sexist nation, this group focuses on
"advancing the legal, social and political equality of women with
men, countering the backlash to women's advancement, and recruiting and
training young feminists to encourage future leadership for the feminist
movement in the United States."
Funding Exchange: Dedicated to the
concept of philanthropy as a vehicle for social change, this organization
pairs leftist donors and foundations with likeminded groups and activists who
are dedicated to bringing about their own version of
"progressive" change and social justice. Many of these grantees assume that
American society is rife with racism, discrimination, exploitation, and
inequity and needs to be overhauled via sustained education, activism, and
Modeling its tactics on those of the radical Sixties activist Saul
Alinsky, this group takes a strong stand against current homeland security
measures and immigration restrictions.
Human Rights First: This group
supports open borders and the rights of illegal aliens; charges that the
Patriot Act severely erodes Americans' civil liberties; has filed amicus curiae briefs on behalf of terror
suspect Jose Padilla; and deplores the
Guantanamo Bay detention facilities.
Human Rights Watch: This group directs
a disproportionate share of its criticism at the United States and Israel.
It opposes the death penalty in all cases, and supports open borders and
amnesty for illegal aliens.
Immigrant Legal Resource Center: This
group claims to have helped gain amnesty for some three million illegal
aliens in the U.S., and in the 1980s was part of the sanctuary movement
which sought to grant asylum to refugees from the failed Communist states
of Central America.
Independent Media Institute: This
group provides leftist organizations with "strategic communications
consulting, training, coaching, networking opportunities and concrete
tools" to help them "achieve their social justice goals."
Institute for Policy Studies: This
think tank has long supported Communist and anti-American causes around
the world. Viewing capitalism as a breeding ground for "unrestrained
greed," IPS seeks to provide a corrective to "unrestrained
markets and individualism." Professing an unquestioning faith in the
righteousness of the United Nations, it aims to bring American foreign
policy under UN control.
for Women's Policy Research: This group views the U.S. as a nation
rife with discrimination against women, and publishes research to draw
attention to this alleged state of affairs. It also advocates unrestricted
access to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand, stating that "access to
abortion is essential to the economic well-being of women and girls."
International Crisis Group: One of
this organization's leading figures is its Mideast Director, Robert
Malley, who was a President Bill Clinton's Special Assistant for
Arab-Israeli Affairs. His analysis of the Mideast conflict is markedly
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law:
This group views America as an unremittingly racist nation; uses the
courts to mandate race-based affirmative action preferences in business
and academia; has filed briefs against the Department of Homeland
Security's efforts to limit the wholesale granting of green cards and to
identify potential terrorists; condemns the Patriot Act; and calls on
Americans to "recognize the contribution" of illegal aliens.
League of United Latin
American Citizens: This group views America as a nation
plagued by "an alarming increase in xenophobia and anti-Hispanic
sentiment"; favors racial preferences; supports the legalization of
illegal Hispanic aliens; opposes military surveillance of U.S. borders;
opposes making English America's official language; favors open borders;
and rejects anti-terrorism legislation like the Patriot Act.
League of Women Voters Education Fund:
The League supports taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand; supports
"motor-voter" registration, which allows anyone with a driver's
license to become a voter, regardless of citizenship status; and supports
tax hikes and socialized medicine.
Stewart Defense Committee: IRS records indicate that Soros's Open
Society Institute made a September 2002 grant of $20,000 to this
organization. Stewart was the criminal-defense attorney who was later
convicted for abetting her client, the "blind sheik" Omar
Abdel Rahman, in terrorist activities connected with his Islamic
MADRE: This international women's
organization deems Americathe world's foremost violator of human
rights. As such, it seeks to "communicat[e]
the real-life impact of U.S. policies on women and families confronting
violence, poverty and repression around the world," and to
"demand alternatives to destructive U.S. policies." It also
advocates unrestricted access to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand.
X Grassroots Movement: This group views the U.S. as a nation replete
with racism and discrimination against blacks; seeks to establish an
independent black nation in the southeastern United States; and demands
reparations for slavery.
Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy
Coalition: This group calls for the expansion of civil
rights and liberties for illegal aliens; laments that illegal aliens in
America are commonly subjected to "worker exploitation";
supports tuition-assistance programs for illegal aliens attending college;
and characterizes the Patriot Act as a "very troubling" assault
on civil liberties.
Media Fund: Soros played a major role
in creating this group, whose purpose was to conceptualize, produce, and
place political ads on television, radio, print, and the Internet.
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund:
This group advocates open borders, free college tuition for illegal
aliens, lowered educational standards to accommodate Hispanics, and voting
rights for criminals. In MALDEF's view, supporters of making English the
official language of the United States are "motivated by racism and
anti-immigrant sentiments," while advocates of sanctions against
employers reliant on illegal labor seek to discriminate against
MoveOn.org: This Web-based
organization supports Democratic political candidates through fundraising,
advertising, and get-out-the-vote drives.
Foundation for Women: This group laments what it views as the
widespread and enduring flaws of American society: racism, sexism, homophobia,
and the violation of civil rights and liberties. It focuses its
philanthropy on groups that promote affirmative action for women,
unfettered access to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand, amnesty for
illegal aliens, and big government generally.
NARAL Pro-Choice America: This group
supports taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand, and works to elect
NAACP Legal Defense and Education
Fund: The NAACP supports racial preferences in employment and education,
as well as the racial gerrymandering of voting districts. Underpinning its
support for race preferences is the fervent belief that white racism in
the United States remains an intractable, largely undiminished,
The Nation Institute: This nonprofit
entity sponsors leftist conferences, fellowships, awards for radical
activists, and journalism internships.
National Abortion Federation: This
group opposes any restrictions on abortion at either the state or federal
levels, and champions the introduction of unrestricted abortion into
developing regions of the world.
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy:
This group depicts the United States as a nation in need of dramatic
structural change financed by philanthropic organizations. It
overwhelmingly promotes grant-makers and grantees with leftist agendas,
while criticizing their conservative counterparts.
National Council for Research on Women:
This group supports big government, high taxes, military spending cuts,
increased social welfare spending, and the unrestricted right to
National Council of La Raza: This
group lobbies for racial preferences, bilingual education, stricter
hate-crime laws, mass immigration, and amnesty for illegal aliens.
Council of Women's Organizations: This group views the United States
as a nation rife with injustice against girls and women. It advocates high
levels of spending for social welfare programs, and supports race and
gender preferences for minorities and women in business and academia.
National Immigration Forum: Opposing the
enforcement of present immigration laws, this organization urges the
American government to "legalize" en masse all illegal aliens
currently in the United States who have no criminal records, and to
dramatically increase the number of visas available for those wishing to
migrate to the U.S. The Forum is particularly committed to opening the
borders to unskilled, low-income workers, and immediately making them
eligible for welfare and social service programs.
National Lawyers Guild: This group
promotes open borders; seeks to weaken America's intelligence-gathering
agencies; condemns the Patriot Act as an assault on civil liberties;
rejects capitalism as an unviable economic system; has rushed to the
defense of convicted terrorists and their abettors; and generally opposes
all U.S. foreign policy positions, just as it did during the Cold War when
it sided with the Soviets.
National Organization for Women: This
group advocates the unfettered right to taxpayer-funded
abortion-on-demand; seeks to "eradicate racism, sexism and
homophobia" from American society; attacks Christianity and
traditional religious values; and supports gender-based preferences for
National Priorities Project:
This group supports government-mandated redistribution of wealth --
through higher taxes and greater expenditures on social welfare programs.
NPP exhorts the government to redirect a significant portion of its
military funding toward public education, universal health insurance,
environmentalist projects, and welfare programs.
National Security Archive Fund: This
group collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the
Freedom of Information Act to a degree that compromises American national
security and the safety of intelligence agents.
Women's Law Center: This group supports taxpayer-funded
abortion-on-demand; lobbies against conservative judicial appointees;
advocates increased welfare spending to help low-income mothers; and
favors higher taxes for the purpose of generating more funds for such
government programs as Medicaid, food stamps, welfare, foster care,
health care, child-support enforcement, and student loans.
Natural Resources Defense Council: One
of the most influential environmentalist lobbying groups in the United
States, the Council claims a membership of one million people.
Pacifica Foundation: This entity owns
and operates Pacifica Radio, awash from its birth
with the socialist-Marxist rhetoric of class warfare and hatred for
Peace and Security Funders Group: This
is an association of more than 50 foundations that give money to leftist
anti-war and environmentalist causes. Its members tend to depict America
as the world's chief source of international conflict, environmental
destruction, and economic inequalities.
People for the American Way: This
group opposes the Patriot Act, anti-terrorism measures generally, and the
allegedly growing influence of the "religious right."
Physicians for Human Rights: This
group is selectively and disproportionately critical of the United States
and Israel in its condemnations of human rights violations.
Planned Parenthood: This group is the
largest abortion provider in the United States and advocates
Ploughshares Fund: This public
grantmaking foundation opposes America's development of a missile defense
system, and contributes to many organizations
that are highly critical of U.S. foreign policies and military ventures.
Prison Moratorium Project: This
initiative was created in 1995 for the express purpose of working for the
elimination of all prisons in the United States and the release of all
inmates. Reasoning from the premise that incarceration is never an
appropriate means of dealing with crime, it deems American society's
inherent inequities the root of all criminal behavior.
Vote: This is the voter-mobilization arm of the Soros-funded ACORN. A persistent pattern of
lawlessness and corruption has followed ACORN/Project Vote activities over
Fund: This foundation directs its philanthropy toward a number of
radical leftwing organizations.
Public Citizen Foundation: Public
Citizen seeks increased government intervention and litigation against
corporations -- a practice founded on the notion that American corporations,
like the capitalist system of which they are a part, are inherently
inclined toward corruption.
Sentencing Project: Asserting that prison-sentencing
patterns are racially discriminatory, this initiative advocates voting
rights for felons.
Sojourners: This evangelical Christian
ministry preaches radical leftwing politics. During the 1980s it
championed Communist revolution in Central America and chastised
U.S. policy-makers for their tendency "to assume the very worst about
their Soviet counterparts." More recently, Sojourners has taken up
the cause of environmental activism, opposed welfare reform as a
"mean-spirited Republican agenda," and mounted a defense of
Urban Institute: This research
organization favors socialized medicine, expansion of the federal welfare
bureaucracy, and tax hikes for higher income-earners.
USAction Education Fund: USAction
lists its priorities as: "fighting the right wing agenda";
"building grassroots political power"; winning "social,
racial and economic justice for all"; supporting a system of
taxpayer-funded socialized medicine; reversing "reckless tax cuts for
millionaires and corporations" which shield the "wealthy"
from paying their "fair share"; advocating for
"pro-consumer and environmental regulation of corporate abuse"; "strengthening
progressive voices on local, state and national issues"; and working
to "register, educate and get out the vote ... [to] help progressives
get elected at all levels of government."
YWCA World Office, Switzerland: The
YWCA opposes abstinence education; supports universal access to
taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand; and opposes school vouchers.