Monday, July 28, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#133)

  • The Project on Leadership and Development and Project on Prosperity and Development at CSIS launch a new development blog called Prosper.
  • Think Tank Watch's Think Tank Quickies now featured in On Think Tanks.
  • Britain's Ed Miliband does roundtable discussion at CAP.
  • AEI President Arthur Brooks guest hosts Squawk Box on CNBC (and its not his first time); pens piece in WSJ titled "Love People, Not Pleasure."
  • Centrist and dovish think tanks underrepresented at hearings on Iran sanctions?
  • Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks AGAIN at AEI.
  • 21 contributors from Heritage and other think tanks explain why trends in social and economic indicators matter in efforts to strengthen society.
  • Fox News on CAP: "CAP Founder Podesta now serves as Counselor to Obama, highlighting the awkward relationship between the donors he's courted and the public policy decisions they want from the president."
  • Reclusive Swiss multi-billionaire Hansjorg Wyss has given $4.1 million to CAP and $2.6 million to CBPP.
  • RIP: John Blundell, head of Institute for Economic Affairs; shaped Tory policy.