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Interest Groups and the World Wide Web

{See also http://www.aum.edu/home/academics/schools/sciences/pspa/I_Groups.htm}

{See also http://world.std.com~voteinfo/ascii_reports/key2orgs.html}{Seealso http://www.ipl.org/ref/AON}

 

Agriculture (see Labor Unions, below)

 

††††††††††† *American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) [http:// www.fb.org/]

††††††††††† *National Farmers Alliance (NFA)

††††††††††† *National Farmers Organization (NFO) [htpp://www.nfo.org]

††††††††††† *National Farmers Union (NFU) [http://www.nfu.org/]

††††††††††† *National Grange [http://www.grange.org/nation1.htm]††††††

 

Business (see pp. 334 and 350F)

 

†††††††††† *American Bankers Association (ABA) [http://www.aba.com/]

††††††††††† *Business Roundtable [http://www.brtable.org/]

††††††††††† *National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) [htpp://www.nam.org/]

††††††††††† *United States Chamber of Commerce [http://uschamber.org/]

 

Education (see Labor Unions and Professions, below)

 

††††††††††† *American Federation of Teachers (AFT) [http://www.aft.org/] {AFL-CIO affiliated}

††††††††††† *California Federation of Teachers (CFT) [http://www.cft.org/] {AFL-CIO affiliated}

††††††††††† *California Teacherís Association (CTA) [http://www.cta.org/] {NEA affiliated}

††††††††††† *National Education Association (NEA) [http:www.nea.org/] {compare http://arts.endow.gov/}

††††††††††† *United Teachers--Los Angeles (UTLA) [http://www.gseis.ucla.edu/utla/utla.htm]

††††††††† †††{affiliated with both the AFL-CIO and the NEA}

†††††††††††

Environment (see p. 357F)

 

††††††††††† Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) [http://www.edf.org/]

††††††††††† Friends Of the Earth (FOE) [http://www.foe.org/]

††††††††††† Greenpeace International [http://www.greenpeace.org/]

††††††††††††††† League of Conservation Voters (LCV) [http://www.lcv.org/]

††††††††††††††† National Resources Defense Council (NRDC)[http://www.nrdc.org/nrdc/index.html]

†††††††††††††† *Sierra Club [http://www.sierraclub.org/]

 

 

Labor Unions (seep. 350F and Agriculture, above) {all below are AFL-CIO affiliated}††††††††††

††††††††††† *American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)

††††††††††††††† ††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† †††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††[http://www.aflcio.org]

††††††††††† *American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

††††††††††† †† †††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† [http://www.afscme.org]

††††††††††† *International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† [http//www.ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/ibewnet]†††††††† ††††††††††† International Brotherhood of Teamsters [http://www.teamster.org/]

††††††††††† Service Employees International Union (SEIU) [http://www.seiu.org/] {largest in CA}

††††††††††† *United Auto Workers (UAW) [http://www.uaw.org/]

†††††††††††† United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), formerly, Retail Clerks Union††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† [http://www.ufcw.org/]

†††††† †††††*United Farm Workers (UFW) [http://www.ufw.org/]--Cesar Chavez, founder

†††††††††††† Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees (UNITE), formerly, International††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Lady Garment Workers Union, ILGWU [http://www.uniteunion.org/]

†††††††††††

 

Professions (see p. 350F and Education, above)

††††††††††† *American Bar Association (ABA) [http:// www.abanet.org/]

†††††††††††† *American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) [http://www.aicpa.org]

††††††††††† *American Medical Association (AMA) [http://www.ama-assn.org/]

††††††††††† *American Nurses Association (ANA) [http://www.nursingworld.org/]

 

 

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Interest Groups and the World Wide Web (continued)

{See also http://www.yahoo.com/government/politics/interest_groups}

{See also http://www.yahoo.com/Economy/Organizations/Public_Interest_Group}

 

 

Race, Ethnicity, National Origin and Religion

 

††††††††† *Anti-Defamation League (ADL) [http://www.adl.org/]

††††††††† *American Indian Movement (AIM) [http://members.aol.com/Nowacumig/aim.html]

†††††††††† Christian Coalition [http://cc.org]

††††††††† *Japanese American Citizenís League (JACL) [http://www.jacl.org/index2.html]

††††††††† *Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)

††††††††††† †††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† †††††††† [http://www.latino.sscnet.ucla.edu/community/maldef.html]

††††††††† *Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (MEChA) [http:// www.msu.edu/user/mirelese]

††††††††† *Nation of Islam (NOI) [http:// www.noi.org]

††††††††† *National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) [http:// www.naacp.org]

†††††††††† National Association of Arab Americans NAAA [http://www.steele.com/naaa/]

†††††††††††† *Rainbow/PUSH Coalition [http://www.rainbowpush.org/] also see below, Operation PUSH

†††††††††††† *National Urban League [http://www.nul.org/index.html]

††††††††† *Operation PUSH (see above, Rainbow/PUSH Coalition)--Jesse Jackson, founder

††††††††† *Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) [http://www.us.net/upa/guides/sclc3.htm]

†††††††††††††††

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Single Issue(see pp. 336-337, especially p. 337F)

 

††††††††††† Accuracy in the Media (AIM)†††

††††††††††† American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) [http://www.aarp.org/]

†††††††††† *American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [http://www.aclu.org/]

††††††††††† American Legion [http://www.legion.org]

††††††††††† Animal Rights Coalition [http://www.primenet.com/~skyblew/arc/arc.html]

††††††††††††††† Children's Defense Fund (CDF)[http://www.tmn.com/cdf/index.html]

††††††††††† Children Now [http://dnai.com~children]

†††††††† †††††Child Labor Coalition [http://www.essential.org/clc/]

†††††††††††† Child Welfare League of America [http://www.handsnet.org/cwla/]

††††††††††† Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)

††††††††††† Federation For American Immigration Reform (FAIR) [http://www.fairus.org/]

††††††††††††††† Habitat for Humanity [http://www.habitat.org/]

†††††††††††††† *Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) www.gran-net.com/madd/madd.htm

†††††††††† National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL): www.naral.org

††††††††††† National Coalition for the Homeless [http://nch.ari.net/]

††††††††††† *National Rifle Association (NRA) [http:www.nra.org]

††††††††††† National Right to Life Committee [http://www.nrlc.org/] also see below, Operation Rescue††††††††

††††††††††††† *Operation Rescue [http://www.pitt.edu/~stfst/About PLN.html](also see , National Right to Life)

††††††††††††††† People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) [http://www.envirolink.org/arrs/peta/]

†††††††††††† Rock the Vote [http://www.rockthevote.org]

††††††††††† *Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGS) [http://www.pirg.org/pirg/], see p. 25f--Ralph Nader

††††††††††† *Students Against Driving Drunk (SADD) [http://www.gda.org/gda/activ/sadd/sadd.html]

†††††††††††† Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

†††††††††††† Vietnam Veterans of America [http://www.vietvet.org/]

 

Women

 

††††††††††† EMILY's List [http://www.emilyslist.org]

††††††††††† Feminist Majority Foundation Online [http://www.feminist.org/]

††††††††††† League of Women Voters' Voter Education Project(LWV)

†††† †††††††††† ††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† †††††††††††[http://www.oclc.org/VoteSmart/lwv/lwvhomex.htm]

†††††††††††††† *National Organization for Women (NOW) [http://www.now.org/now/home.html]

††††††††††† National Womenís Political Caucus (NWPC) [http://www.feminist.com/nwpc.htm]

††††††††††† Women's Coalition {see Susan Carpenter-McMillan, Los Angeles Times, 7-10-97, p. B4}††