The Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, founded in 1990, specializes in defending “free speech, privacy, innovation, and consumer rights.”
Likeocracy is a site which enables users to search for the text of a Congressional bill and comment on any part of it, and to see how others are responding as well.
MoveOn.org is a progressive “public policy advocacy group and political action committee” that was formed in 1998.
openDemocracy.net is a digital commons dedicated to hosting local and international conversations and publishing “high quality news analysis, debates, reports, investigations and comment about the world and the way we govern ourselves.”
Rolling Jubilee: A Bailout of the People by the People
Rolling Jubilee is a debt strike project that buys project that “buys debt for pennies on the dollar, but instead of collecting it, abolishes it.”
Rootstrikers is organization that believes that the US system of government “is corrupt. Not corrupt in any criminal sense. But corrupt in a perfectly legal sense: special interests bend the levers of power to benefit them at the expense of the rest of us.” Their members include liberals, conservatives and libertarians who don’t necessarily agree on a “common end” but who all believe that this corruption must be eliminated.
The Yes Men
The Yes Men is a culture jamming prankster/activist group that impersonates corporations, businessmen and government officials to call attention to detrimental business practices and failed policy.
What’s Next California? NextCA.Org
What’s Next California was a deliberative poll conducted in the summer of 2011 to test the effects of direct democracy. “A scientific random sample of the entire state will be transported to a single place for a weekend of face-to-face discussions, in small groups and in dialogue with competing experts” about issues facing California and Californians.