This Kid Made An App That Exposes Sellout Politicians


Photo credit: Nick Rubin

By Hannah Ewens

A 16 yr. old kid has created a plug-in for browsers that, when you hover over the name of a member of congress mentioned on any webpage, popups to give you a list of donations made to that congressperson from lobbyists, corporations, etc.  Right now it has numbers for 2012 but he’s working on getting it to 2014.

It does not display pac money and other shenanigans but it is a needed start.

Oh yeah.  The kid’s motto?  “Some are red, some are blue, ALL are green”!  I love this kid!


Get the plug-in:


Categories: Economic policy, Economic rights, Education, Free speech, Politics, Social policy

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2 replies

  1. Brilliant kids like this boy let me restore my lost faith in the future, I bit they will make a change

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