Al Gore's Alliance for Climate Protection has launched a $300-million ad campaign in hopes of getting every last SUV-driving, thermostat-cranking Bush voter to see the fluorescent light. Warm monger William H. Macy narrates the first of what will surely be many ads.
The George Soros-backed Democracy Alliance pools contributions from the richest progressive donors in the country to fund advocacy groups capable of building a counterweight to the well-entrenched conservative movement But there's a potential dark side for groups whose views don't conform to the Alliance's (more) .
Just four years after defaulting on more than $100 billion in debt, Argentina is expected to completely re-pay its debt to the International Monetary Fund and strengthen its alliance with Venezuela's populist leader, Hugo Chavez. Read the story.