LittleSis, in partnership with AlterNet, has identified 67 "bubble barons" who saw eye-popping returns on their wealth during the years of the housing bubble, largely due to investments in real estate and finance. This research group will be investigating these individuals over the course of the next month.
Watch this space for future trainings announcements!
Thanks to everyone who made Tuesday's trainings.
* Bubble Baron assignments (find your analyst name on the spreadsheet, or write kevin with a preference).
* A research checklist to guide you through your investigation. New to LittleSis? Watch our tutorial videos for help getting started.
* Write Kevin or Daniela if you have questions.
Recent notes by LittleSis analysts in this group
bubblebaronsI'm excited to help publicize the tyrannical control the mega-rich exercise over our economy and political system. Just read that in 2007, the richest 400 families in the U.S. hauled in a combined $138 billion, more than the combined GDP of all of Central America (40 million+ people). They need to be exposed.
American multi-billionaires who saw astronomic gains in wealth during the housing bubble. Culled from Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans lists.