Monday, May 5, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#120)

  • Think tanks harsher in their appraisal of President Obama is general?
  • How the Center for Global Development (CGD) leverages donor dollars.
  • Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom on think tanks: "We understand and value of your support and insight."
  • Elites at well-endowed think tanks support Common Core and charter schools?
  • Think tank debate in China heats up: Serve the government or be independent?
  • Reps from 59 think tanks met at 1st-ever North American Think Summit held in Washington, DC.
  • Free-Market Think Tanks in the Americas: Their Debt to the "Chicago Boys." 
  • Truman Project and CNP announce new Board of Advisors; present Muskie award to Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL).
  • Carter Center sends high-level delegation to Panama elections.
  • Atlantic Council's 2014 Distinguished Leadership Awards draws 900; honors Europe at annual awards dinner; VP Joe Biden speaks at ACUS event, and so does Secretary of State John Kerry.