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 364 An investigation, in partnership with AlterNet, of American billionaires who saw astronomic gains in wealth during the housing bubble.
One Percent Watch 89 For research on the 1% in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street
Pittsburgh Power Mapping 51 Revealing networks of money and power in Pittsburgh, PA
Take Back Chicago 41 Mapping the corporate and political power structure in Chicago
Social Security Looters 40 An investigation into networks of money and influence behind recent efforts to gut Social Security
Huffington Post Investigative 34 The Health Care Investigative Unit is tracking down and profiling ex-Congressional staffers who are now healthcare lobbyists.
Shadow Gov: Defense & Intelligence 34 Focused on corporations working in the shadows of US defense and intelligence agencies
Power Behind the Police 31 Tracking the St. Louis region's oligarchs and their power networks
Super PAC Sleuth 30 Exposing the operatives behind the outside groups that spent hundreds of millions of dollars to influence the midterm elections.
Cuomo Watch 29 A group of New York State residents and allies keeping a watchful eye on the Cuomo administration.
Who rules Buffalo? 26 Investigating networks of power and influence in Buffalo, NY and the surrounding metropolitan area.
Fracker Watch 25 profiling the powers that be in the world of fracking
Investigate Philly Power 24
Goldman Sachs Investigation 23 This group is putting together a list detailing the key players at Goldman Sachs and their ties to Washington.
The Art World 23 For research on powerful people and institutions in the art world.
Shadow Gov: Education 23 Focused on corporations working in the shadows of state and federal education departments
Prison Watch 22 Connecting the dots between carceral conglomerates and the power elite in the prison-industrial complex.
Who's Behind the Bay Area's Most Powerful Companies? 21 A collaboration with Spot.Us to investigate elite social networks surrounding the biggest corporations in the SF Bay Area.
Who rules the Chamber? 19 LittleSis analysts working to identify the most influential individuals and organizations at the country's most prominent corporate lobby: the US Chamber of Commerce.
Tracking Philadelphia Energy Solutions 18 Tracking and uncovering the reach of the Carlyle Group