Best Leftist Groups and Movements
This is a historical movement in the US that was at its height in the 1950s and 1960s. It focused on ending segregation and discrimination against Africans Americans and other people of color. Its legislative achievements include the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
One of the only good ones.
This movement focuses on reversing economic inequality by challenging corporate power and improving democracy. Supporters of this movement typically oppose major cuts to government social programs.
It originally started as Occupy Wall Street, then spread around the world. Its slogan is "we are the 99%," and it has been said to inspire people to support Bernie Sanders for president.
I agree with their goal but some of the members in the group aren't all that good.
This was the "second wave" of feminism in the 2nd half of the 20th century. It fought against sexism and male domination in societies around the world.
Medicare for all is both a policy and a movement in support of transforming the US healthcare system to something like Canada's healthcare system, in which the US government funds healthcare costs for everyone using tax revenues.
I'm into universal healthcare, but it questions me that we don't have it yet.
I definitely agree with them.Many people are dying because they can't afford medicare.
The animal rights movement fights for animals and against animal abuse, particularly in factory farming, which kills billions of animals every year.
The labor movement took off in the 19th century, in reaction to the terrible working conditions after the industrial revolution. Workers around the world (including the US) fought for strong unions, shorter work days, a living wage, ending child labor, and safe, well-regulated working conditions.
Honestly this could be kinda bad because if minimum wage increases then people won't be willing to work as hard because they will be earning more money anyway.
This is a movement in support of increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour, and they have succeeded in cities across the US.
While this movement is quite small, it is focused on liberating young people who are restricted by age of majority laws, and prevented from exercising autonomy and participating in society. This movement was given a small boost by the youth-led gun safety movement March for Our Lives.
This culturally impactful movement protests police brutality and racism against black people. Typically they organize demonstrations when racist cops are let off the hook after killing black people.
Police brutality against black people has been around for a long time, they need to say their message by posts. No violence.
Most Americans who support BLM are looking towards concerns with police brutality among the Black community, and that is an important issue.
Some people in this group are racists but most people in BLM just want to end police brutality.
People everywhere are fighting to get rid of ICE, yet completely ignore Antifa, who literally support mugging and jumping people who aren't commies.
This is a group started by Bernie Sanders that supports progressive candidates for political office.
What has our country come to?
Get this higher.
Needs to be higher. It was because of this movement that women are allowed to vote in the US.
This movement believes in improving social, economic, and environmental conditions as a precondition for international trade, and in improving the economic power of exploited workers and marginalized developing countries.
This incipient movement is for banning government contracts for corporations that have a large wage gap between executives and the average worker.