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Posts by Molly Gott
Ban Them: Taking on the Corporations Behind the Muslim Ban
Who are the corporations, investors, and banks profiting off of Islamophobia in the US?
Who is Profiting from Incarcerating Immigrant Families?
Corporate profiteers are cashing in off of Trump’s immigrant family incarceration policy. We mapped out them out.
A Guide to the Corporations that are De-Funding Public Education & Opposing Striking Teachers
Teachers are striking against an agenda of austerity and privatization. We look at the billionaires and corporate forces that created the crisis that teachers are responding to.
Mapping the Power in 2018
Last year, we kicked off Map the Power to train and support power researchers across the US. Here’s an update on the project – and a preview of our work for 2018.
Learning to Map the Power! A Guide to Our 2017 Research Webinars
In 2017, we launched Map the Power to train organizers and activists in how to do power research. Here are all the webinars we did, available to everyone.
Research for the Resistance: Map the Power Takes Off!
Map the Power: Research for the Resistance, a new LittleSis initiative to train movement researchers, is taking off across North America.
Spotlight on LittleSis User Maps: Who’s funding the five St. Louis mayoral front-runners?
St. Louis LittleSis users are at it again! This time their map profiles five mayoral candidates, highlighting donors to their campaigns. Because Mayor Slay, the would-be incumbent, has stepped aside, this race marks a turning point in St. Louis history and policy. Get to know the developers, police boards, and business executives that are influencing …
Spotlight on LittleSis User Maps: A Guide to the St. Louis Development Corporation
This week, we’re highlighting a map created by LittleSis users in St. Louis. The map below was created by #TeamTIF St. Louis, a group organizing to challenge the city’s tax incentive system and the ways it which it drives racial inequity. The map focuses on the St. Louis Development Corporation, which determines how the city …
Trump’s Billionaire Club, Part 2: Stephen Schwarzman
Stephen Schwarzman is the private equity billionaire in charge of Donald Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum, a group of CEOs who will advise the president-elect on economic policy. Schwarzman has known Trump for years, but did not publicly support him during the campaign. Now, however, the president-elect is leaning on him heavily for help in …
Trump’s Billionaire Club, Part 1: John Paulson
While Donald Trump was campaigning for president, many prominent Wall Street Republicans refused to publicly support him. One notable exception was John Paulson, the billionaire hedge fund manager famous for making $4 billion by betting that the housing market would collapse in 2007. Paulson is the founder of Paulson & Co., a New York City-based …
Mapping the players in the Peabody Energy bankruptcy
Peabody Energy – the world’s largest private sector coal corporation – filed for bankruptcy in April, the latest in a series of major coal company collapses. As Peabody’s bankruptcy hearings unfold, there is growing concern amongst environmental, labor, and indigenous justice groups that the company will use the bankruptcy process to pay back their big …