What’s with the name?
“left bank” is a magical place for some – a café full of artists, writers, dreamers, bohemians. A place full of life and promise, beside a river flowing through a jewel of a city. For us, “left bank” is where progressive organizations seek advice and strategies to raise funds to change the world, to confront animal cruelty, to demand social justice, to obliterate poverty, to silence intolerance, to free the human spirit and to honour Mother Earth.
left bank was launched outside of Boston in the early 1980s as an audacious act by a semi-desparate entreprenuer. left bank produced The Concert for Nuclear Disarmament, headling with Arlo Guthrie & Jonathan Edwards, to benefit local organizations working on nuclear disarmament.
In 1986, Joe accepted Mal Warwick's suggestion to start The Progressive Group, a telephone