The Mapping the Left (MTL) project combines data, research and news articles to show the magnitude of the radical Left’s infrastructure in North Carolina. For decades, the liberal/progressive movement has mostly been invisible to the general public. Hiding from the “liberal” label, the well-organized progressive movement has built a network of groups that work together to push an extreme, liberal/progressive agenda that the media has failed to report upon.
The MTL project includes more than 140 activist organizations. There are more than 1,800 individuals working in even more positions (including staff and board members) within those organizations. Also included in the database are more than 300 funders, such as the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, which have awarded grants in the hundreds of millions of dollars to the covered organizations. MTL was created to educate citizens and policy makers. In addition, it is a repository of important information which adds transparency to the largest liberal funders and participants in today’s North Carolina political battles.
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