This post describes how I built Crony Connect, a tool to identify politically-connected individuals by cross-referencing public databases. I’m writing this because it might be helpful to others working on similar projects, and also as a reminder to myself of what the hell this code does, because no matter how many comments I add I will absolutely forget.
Interactive map of the key players featured in the "Untold Murder" podcast
An app to search corporate ownership and political donation records.
Following on from the original My Little Crony map, this visualization zooms in on the government contracts being awarded to firms linked to an Evangelical Christian sect: the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church.
A visualization of the connections between UK politicians and companies being awarded government contracts during the pandemic
Visualizing links between Tory politicians and firms that won contracts during the pandemic
Visualizing COVID contracts won by firms associated with Plymouth Brethren Christian Church, an Evangelical Christian sect