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 347 An investigation, in partnership with AlterNet, of American billionaires who saw astronomic gains in wealth during the housing bubble.
One Percent Watch 76 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
Pittsburgh Power Mapping 29 Revealing networks of money and power in Pittsburgh, PA
Huffington Post Investigative 28 The Health Care Investigative Unit is tracking down and profiling ex-Congressional staffers who are now healthcare lobbyists.
Power Behind the Police 27 Tracking the St. Louis region's oligarchs and their power networks
Cuomo Watch 25 A group of New York State residents and allies keeping a watchful eye on the Cuomo administration.
Super PAC Sleuth 24 Exposing the operatives behind the outside groups that spent hundreds of millions of dollars to influence the midterm elections.
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? 18 Investigating networks of power and influence in Buffalo, NY and the surrounding metropolitan area.
Fracker Watch 17 profiling the powers that be in the world of fracking
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.
The Art World 12 For research on powerful people and institutions in the art world.
Shadow Gov: Education 12 Focused on corporations working in the shadows of state and federal education departments
Inside the Obama Administration 11 Compiling accurate and up-to-date information on all Obama administration insiders.
Privatising public education 11 Watchdogging the major corporations behind education privatisation in the UK
Tracking Philadelphia Energy Solutions 11 Tracking and uncovering the reach of the Carlyle Group