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Searching for Bobby Rubin

With the Geithner “wunderkind” and Summers “socratic genius” brands badly damaged, Obama faces pressure from a broad and growing spectrum to find new front men for his economic policy team. 

Intel Inside? Let’s Try ‘Inside Intel’ Instead.

Lobbyists Groups Hired in 2009 ($80,000 or more): American Continental Group Cassidy and Associates Board of Directors: Noteworthy Members: Reed E. Hundt: according to an official Federal Communications Commission biography,

Almost There! Only $115 to go on Bay Area Funding

After about six weeks of drawing interest, building new friendships, and researching our brains out, we’ve managed to collect 27 donations from organizations and individuals who are rallying behind the

Findings from Hewlett-Packard Research

Being one of the largest and most-established producers of consumer technology in the world, it is no surprise that Hewlett-Packard maintains a dominating presence within northern California’s business, commerce, and

Bay Area Research Project News Clips

I’m going to start posting a locality-specific version of the NameWire (let’s call it SFNewsWire) in order to shed light on recent activity and happenings affecting the Bay Area organizations

Chevron: The Bay Area’s Biggest Company

Research for the “Who’s Behind the Bay Area’s Most Powerful Companies?” project is now in full swing.  last week, I sifted through hundreds of Chevron-related press releases, financial documents, and

Yet Another Goldman Tie to the Federal Government

In 2005, another example of questionable ties between lobbyists and government positions drifted into the fore, raising the eyebrows of some political pundits and government watchdogs: James C. Langdon Jr.,

Partnership with Responsible Endowments Coalition

LittleSis is excited to announce a new partnership with the Responsible Endowments Coalition (REC). REC trains and supports college students making social change by pushing their universities to make responsible