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 352 An investigation, in partnership with AlterNet, of American billionaires who saw astronomic gains in wealth during the housing bubble.
One Percent Watch 81 For research on the 1% in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street
Social Security Looters 38 An investigation into networks of money and influence behind recent efforts to gut Social Security
Take Back Chicago 35 Mapping the corporate and political power structure in Chicago
Pittsburgh Power Mapping 35 Revealing networks of money and power in Pittsburgh, PA
Huffington Post Investigative 29 The Health Care Investigative Unit is tracking down and profiling ex-Congressional staffers who are now healthcare lobbyists.
Power Behind the Police 28 Tracking the St. Louis region's oligarchs and their power networks
Super PAC Sleuth 26 Exposing the operatives behind the outside groups that spent hundreds of millions of dollars to influence the midterm elections.
Shadow Gov: Defense & Intelligence 26 Focused on corporations working in the shadows of US defense and intelligence agencies
Cuomo Watch 25 A group of New York State residents and allies keeping a watchful eye on the Cuomo administration.
Who rules Buffalo? 23 Investigating networks of power and influence in Buffalo, NY and the surrounding metropolitan area.
Goldman Sachs Investigation 20 This group is putting together a list detailing the key players at Goldman Sachs and their ties to Washington.
Fracker Watch 20 profiling the powers that be in the world of fracking
Who's Behind the Bay Area's Most Powerful Companies? 18 A collaboration with Spot.Us to investigate elite social networks surrounding the biggest corporations in the SF Bay Area.
Who rules the Chamber? 18 LittleSis analysts working to identify the most influential individuals and organizations at the country's most prominent corporate lobby: the US Chamber of Commerce.
Shadow Gov: Education 16 Focused on corporations working in the shadows of state and federal education departments
The Art World 15 For research on powerful people and institutions in the art world.
Inside the Obama Administration 13 Compiling accurate and up-to-date information on all Obama administration insiders.
Prison Watch 13 Connecting the dots between carceral conglomerates and the power elite in the prison-industrial complex.
Koch U 12 Researching the Koch brothers' ties to universities across the country