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 340 An investigation, in partnership with AlterNet, of American billionaires who saw astronomic gains in wealth during the housing bubble.
One Percent Watch 71 For research on the 1% in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street
Social Security Looters 32 An investigation into networks of money and influence behind recent efforts to gut Social Security
Huffington Post Investigative 27 The Health Care Investigative Unit is tracking down and profiling ex-Congressional staffers who are now healthcare lobbyists.
Cuomo Watch 22 A group of New York State residents and allies keeping a watchful eye on the Cuomo administration.
Super PAC Sleuth 21 Exposing the operatives behind the outside groups that spent hundreds of millions of dollars to influence the midterm elections.
Goldman Sachs Investigation 18 This group is putting together a list detailing the key players at Goldman Sachs and their ties to Washington.
Who rules Buffalo? 16 Investigating networks of power and influence in Buffalo, NY and the surrounding metropolitan area.
Take Back Chicago 15 Mapping the corporate and political power structure in Chicago
Who rules the Chamber? 14 LittleSis analysts working to identify the most influential individuals and organizations at the country's most prominent corporate lobby: the US Chamber of Commerce.
Who's Behind the Bay Area's Most Powerful Companies? 13 A collaboration with Spot.Us to investigate elite social networks surrounding the biggest corporations in the SF Bay Area.
Shadow Gov: Defense & Intelligence 13 Focused on corporations working in the shadows of US defense and intelligence agencies
Fracker Watch 11 profiling the powers that be in the world of fracking
Temple Watch 10 Investigating the ties between Temple University and Wall St.
Inside the Obama Administration 9 Compiling accurate and up-to-date information on all Obama administration insiders.
Privatising public education 9 Watchdogging the major corporations behind education privatisation in the UK
UB Watch 9 A research group investigating governance and policy at the University at Bufalo (SUNY-Buffalo).
Shadow Gov: Education 9 Focused on corporations working in the shadows of state and federal education departments
The Art World 8 For research on powerful people and institutions in the art world.
UO Watch 8 Investigating the ties between University of Oregon and Wall St.