Research Groups

Research groups allow LittleSis analysts to work together on research projects. If you want to create a group to help you organize a project on LittleSis, please submit a request.
Name Analysts Description
The Bubble Barons 345 An investigation, in partnership with AlterNet, of American billionaires who saw astronomic gains in wealth during the housing bubble.
One Percent Watch 75 For research on the 1% in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street
Social Security Looters 34 An investigation into networks of money and influence behind recent efforts to gut Social Security
Take Back Chicago 33 Mapping the corporate and political power structure in Chicago
Huffington Post Investigative 28 The Health Care Investigative Unit is tracking down and profiling ex-Congressional staffers who are now healthcare lobbyists.
Cuomo Watch 25 A group of New York State residents and allies keeping a watchful eye on the Cuomo administration.
Pittsburgh Power Mapping 25 Revealing networks of money and power in Pittsburgh, PA
Super PAC Sleuth 23 Exposing the operatives behind the outside groups that spent hundreds of millions of dollars to influence the midterm elections.
STL Oligarchy Research 23 Tracking the St. Louis region's oligarchs and their power networks
Goldman Sachs Investigation 20 This group is putting together a list detailing the key players at Goldman Sachs and their ties to Washington.
Shadow Gov: Defense & Intelligence 20 Focused on corporations working in the shadows of US defense and intelligence agencies
Who rules Buffalo? 17 Investigating networks of power and influence in Buffalo, NY and the surrounding metropolitan area.
Who's Behind the Bay Area's Most Powerful Companies? 16 A collaboration with Spot.Us to investigate elite social networks surrounding the biggest corporations in the SF Bay Area.
Who rules the Chamber? 16 LittleSis analysts working to identify the most influential individuals and organizations at the country's most prominent corporate lobby: the US Chamber of Commerce.
Fracker Watch 16 profiling the powers that be in the world of fracking
The Art World 11 For research on powerful people and institutions in the art world.
Shadow Gov: Education 11 Focused on corporations working in the shadows of state and federal education departments
Inside the Obama Administration 10 Compiling accurate and up-to-date information on all Obama administration insiders.
Privatising public education 10 Watchdogging the major corporations behind education privatisation in the UK
UO Watch 10 Investigating the ties between University of Oregon and Wall St.