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Document Trove Details Bradley Foundation's Efforts to Build Right-Wing "Infrastructure" Nationwide
Bottari, Mary
Article
2017
Documents examined by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) expose a national effort funded by the Milwaukee-based Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation to assess and expand right-wing "infrastructure...
Foreign funding for Canadian political parties
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1992
Why are some types of foreign political funding of interest to CSIS, while it ignores the more prevalent types?
Foundations and Social Change
Barker, Michael
Article
2011
Corporate philanthropy is money laundering, pure and simple. It is an institution that serves to legitimate ill-gotten gains, and to hide the fact that were it not for our system of regressive taxatio...
Funding for Non-profit Media or Public Interest Activities: Part 7 of 7 - Canada's Media in Crisis
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2010
A group that launches, or even refocuses, an independent news media project - or raises money for just about any public-interest activity - will probably have success in fundraising if it does the pro...
The Koch Whisperers: Big Brothers Buy in at Big Media
Martens, Pam
Article
2011
A review of documents and tax records for the dizzying, interconnected web of corporate front groups, frequently created, supported and influenced by Charles or David Koch, shows just how dangerous th...
Radical Digressions 1
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1973
Society of Citizens of the World
Sarvide, Laura ; Sanchez, Gabriela
Book
Why NGOs and Leftish Nonprofits Suck (4 Reasons)
McMillan, Stephanie
Article
2015
NGOs have proliferated like mushrooms all over the world. First deployed in social formations dominated by imperialism, they've now taken over the political scene in capital's base countries as well. ...

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An Activist Actor's Climate Group Is Moving Rapid Grassroots Grants
Williams, Tate
2016
Mark Ruffalo's the Solutions Project has quickly grown into a legit national clean energy campaign, and in the past year, a grantmaker. It continues to impress with its new plan to deploy nimble commu...
Federal Theatre Project
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The Federal Theatre Project (FTP) was a New Deal project to fund theatre and other live artistic performances in the United States during the Great Depression.
Federal Writers' Project
Wikipedia article
A United States federal government project to fund written work and support writers during the Great Depression
A freedom that we can't afford
Rightwing thinktanks profess a love of freedom, but their refusal to reveal who funds them is deeply undemocratic
Monbiot, George
2011
Freemarket thinktanks vastly outnumber those arguing for public spending. The author suggests that these thinktanks allow corporations to exert influence on public life without showing their hand, he ...
Journalism: Truth or Dare?
Hargreaves, Ian
2003
Ian Hargreaves discusses the history, development, future and ethics of journalism and describes journalists' relationship with the public. He focuses on the increase in journalism's influence and the...
Secret funding helped build vast network of climate denial thinktanks
Goldenberg, Suzanne
2013
Anonymous billionaires donated $120m to more than 100 anti-climate groups working to discredit climate change science.