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The Center for Organizational Research and Education (CORE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to research and education about a wide variety of activist groups, exposing their funding, agendas, and tactics.

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Projects

Uncovering the Truth About Big Green's Agenda

Find out more about Big Green activists and how their agenda hurts you.

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Environmental Policy Alliance

The Environmental Policy Alliance (EPA) is devoted to uncovering the funding and hidden agendas behind environmental activist groups and exploring the intersection between activists and government agencies.

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Big Green Radicals

Big Green Radicals is a project of the Environmental Policy Alliance (EPA), which exists to educate the public about the real agenda of well-funded environmental activist groups. The EPA receives support from individuals, businesses, and foundations.

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EPA Facts

EPA Facts is a project of the Environmental Policy Alliance dedicated to highlighting the high cost of the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory actions and peeling back the layers of secrecy surrounding the agency’s actions.

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Green Decoys

Environmental and left-wing foundations have poured millions into “sportsmen,” “hunting,” and “angling” groups, using them as cover to push their pet causes. See the evidence, and learn about the fringe agendas of these organizations.

Defending Consumer Choice Since 1996

Learn more about defending your rights against the growing nanny state and fringe animal rights activists like PETA and the Humane Society for the United States.

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Center for Consumer Freedom

Founded in 1996, the Center for Consumer Freedom is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting personal responsibility and protecting consumer choices. We believe that the consumer is King. And Queen.

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Humane Watch

The dog-watchers at the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) need their own watchdog too. HSUS now has an annual budget around the size of an NFL payroll. It has become too big and too unaccountable. Someone has to pay closer attention.

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PETA Kills Animals

PETA Kills Animals exposes the deadly hypocrisy of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which kills up to 97% of the cats and dogs at its “animal shelter” every year.

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Prop 65 Scam

In 1986, environmental and public health activists convinced California voters to approve the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act — better known as Proposition 65. Prop 65 Scam exposes the law’s many flaws that have imposed massive burdens on businesses without appreciably improving Californians’ health.

Exposing Junk Science and Sensationalist Headlines

Tired of scary headlines and activist driven junk science? Dr. Joe Perrone holds scientists and the media accountable.

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Center for Accountability in Science

The Center for Accountability in Science provides a balanced look at the science behind alarmist news stories and examines the organizations behind the effort to scare consumers.

Fighting Radical Activists One Fact at a Time

There are a lot of activist groups out there. We give you the facts you need to understand who’s funding them, what their agendas are, and how seriously (or not) you should take them.

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Activist Facts

The organizations we track on this site are tax-exempt nonprofits, many of which engage in anti-consumer activism. Many are linked by personnel, history, and finances. These groups promote false science, scare campaigns, and sometimes even violent “direct actions” to threaten our right to choose certain products.

Updates

New Book Dives Into Humane Society’s Unresolved Sex Scandal
Humane Watch

If you’ve only seen TV ads for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), you might be under the...

Accused Sexual Predator Hires Two Republican Lobbyists
Humane Watch

They say politics makes strange bedfellows, but we’re having trouble figuring this one out. Disgraced animal rights lobbyist Wayne Pacelle put...

Animal Rights Group Accused Of Sexual Misconduct, Retaliation
Humane Watch

The animal liberation group Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) is having a bad month. First, its co-founder Wayne Hsiung was found...

Animal Rights Extremist Found Guilty and Jailed
Humane Watch

Imagine a group of strangers breaking into your home, claiming you’re abusing your pets, and then stealing your pets. You’d...

“Humane Society” of the United States Spends $5 Million on Executives in One Year
Humane Watch

We obtained the latest tax return for the Humane Society of the United States, a national organization that raises money...

Is Upside Foods Going Upside Down?
Center for Consumer Freedom

It’s no secret that the fake meat industry is in the pits. After the IPO of Beyond Meat in 2019,...

Glass Found in Impossible Burger, Lawsuit Claims
Center for Consumer Freedom

Imitation meat uses a lot of industrial additives to try to mimic the mouthfeel and taste of natural meat. Titanium...

Is the ASPCA Deceiving Donors About Maui Rescue Efforts?
Humane Watch

The wildfire that gutted Lahaina has claimed many human and animal lives. In a tragic new story, parents found their...

Meet Farmer Turncoat
Humane Watch

There’s always a turncoat. In the American Revolution, there was Benedict Arnold. In the battle of the EATS Act, it’s...

Animal Rights Activist Guilty of Animal Cruelty
Humane Watch

Animal rights activists are often hypocrites. PETA celebrities wear leather and eat meat. PETA itself kills pets by the truckload. And now...

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