This category is designed to house links to sites that deal with political and social controversy, such as right to life, gay marriage, and illegal immigration.
Big Mouth Productions
Big Mouth Productions is an independent social-issue documentary production company based in New York City and founded in 1997 by Katy Chevigny and Julia Pimsleur.
Developed by a group that seeks to raise awareness about suicide awareness, specifically suicide by jumpers from the Golden Gate Bridge, this site contains proposals about how the bridge's safety can be improved, testimonies of those whose loved ones have jumped to their deaths from the bridge, and methods by which readers may contribute.
Campaign for Democratic Media
A central resource for Canadians interested in promoting a democratic media encourages people to take action regarding media reform matters, including Net Neutrality, trends at the CBC, and the ongoing development of Canadian democracy.
Center for Consumer Freedom
The Center for Consumer Freedom is a non-profit organization that supports the rights of customers. Much of the website's content is concerned with food and diet issues, including a wealth of resources on the obesity debate. You can also read the organization's Op-Ed articles here.
The non-profit, non-partisan organization was established for the purpose of working for the ratification of U.S. congressional term limits. A proposed constitutional amendment to that effect is published, along with information about CitLeg’s sponsors and contacts. An online shopping area is included, and legislators may be contacts through the site. General information about federal term limits are included.
Provides news stories that the corporate press shies away from, including editorials and commentaries regarding the complicity of Big Pharma and corporate television, ethnic cleansing's role in the transfer of land and wealth, and healthcare reform. Also available are subscription information, a bookstore, archived entries, and links to political sites.
Craven and Ober
Craven and Ober, is a lobbying and government relations firm which provides political strategy to its clients.
Ethics Resource Center
The Ethics Resource Center is a nonprofit organization that aims for the advancement of ethical standards and practices by means of research, partnership and education. The website provides resources such as the Ethics Toolkit, Resource Database and listing of articles and other publications focused on Ethics and the ERC as well. The website also has an online store where you can order the PDF version of the National Business Ethics Survey 2007 or subscribe to the ERCommunity.
Organization that monitors governance and corruption issues around the world provides a special section for journalists and those who want to know about the organization itself or about corruption issues generally. Also available are the organization's research assessments on government corruption and its corruption index.
The Independent Institute is an American organization that conducts research in public policy issues including education, health and the environment. You can purchase the Institute's books and other materials from the site. There is a section dedicated to students.
Is It Normal?
A collection of user-submitted articles from normal people with unnatural questions, behavior and trips allows users to know what others perceive about their situations.
Provides information and commentary on various issues that are not accessible to the masses. Covers global warming, politics, economics, natural heritage, resources, sustainability, technology and more.
MultiState Associates is a lobbying and consulting firm offering legislative tracking services.
Concentrates on worldwide propaganda delivery. Includes a propaganda gallery, industry archives, essays and articles, exhibitions and a mailing list.
Pew Research Center
This organization studies different aspects of American society and makes available recent studies completed by the Center, opinions on Iraq, the role of gender in the home and other demographic trends.
Peyser Associates is a lobbying firm that specializes in helping organizations gain the resources needed to develop non-profit projects and programs.
Phyllis Perron and Associates
Phyllis Perron and Associates is a legislative lobbying and regulatory services group based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Offers comprehensive background information and links on major U.S. public policy issues, including education, the environment, crime, health policy, and more.
Pozitiv Communications is a public relations firm providing political lobbying and crisis management services.
Human rights group that strives to protect citizen privacy offers information about a range of privacy concerns here including data protection, communications surveillance, genetic privacy and financial surveillance. The site also has studies of the privacy practices of various countries.
Protest.Net provides a public record of worldwide activism accessible via internet. The website features upcoming worldwide protests and also provides information about the groups and organizations that are part of Protest.Net and these groups' upcoming protest. Protest.Net's events can be browsed by issues ranging from animal rights to third world issues or by city. The website's highlights includes an activists handbook, newletter subscription, news and action alerts and a lot more.
Students For Academic Freedom
A clearing house and communications center for a national coalition of student organizations whose goal is to end the political abuse of the university and to restore integrity to the academic mission as a disinterested pursuit of knowledge.
Sussex Strategy Group
The Sussex Strategy Group is a public relations firm providing guides to legislative and regulatory affairs.
This website provides information on Inter-American Dialogue. If you are interested in free trade and other economic issues affecting countries in the western hemisphere, then this website has information for you. You also find analysis on democratic governance as well as education and social policy.
Tongour Simpson Holsclaw Green
Tongour Simpson Holsclaw Green is a small Federal government relations consulting firm, specializing in the Congressional legislative process.
Transparency International is a non-profit organisation dedicated to increasing government accountability and the curbing of corruption.
Turner GPA is a Washington-based lobbyist for emerging business, also advising on public relations and venture capital.
Weingarten & Reid
Weingarten & Reid is a lobbying firm providing legislative and regulatory representation, as well as advocacy consulting for non-profit organizations.
The WorldWideWhistleblowers web site provides information on unethical business practices, corruption, and morally reprehensible activities going on without reprisal.
Yoswein is a full service government affairs and public relations firm that provides clients with insight and strategy in complex public policy.