Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Think Tank Quickies (#89)

  • Will think tanks prevent a Chilean retreat from free market principles?
  • Pakistan's Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif speaks at USIP on Oct. 22; Italian Prime Minister spoke at Brookings on Oct. 17.
  • D. Suba Chandran of IPCS: "South Asia needs more Brookings and Carnegies," and "UPenn think tank index has been questioned by many in terms of parameters used." 
  • How D.C. Appleseed became the official think tank of the shutdown.
  • Heritage President Jim DeMint's WSJ op-ed: We Won't Back Down on ObamaCare.
  • Brookings report: Mexico drives North American auto investment.
  • Antony Loewenstein in The Guardian: "It's Time We Stopped Drinking the Think Tank Kool-Aid."
  • Glenn Greenwald: "The Brookings Institution demands servile journalism." (flashback)
  • Jason Stahl in Salon: "The Heritage Foundation has always been intellectually bankrupt."
  • "Think tanks couldn't come up with situational baserunning that bad."