Monday, August 4, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#135)

  • How CGD led the way to a $1.5 billion vaccine program.
  • Center for American Progress hosts Secretary of State John Kerry; launches "India: 2020" program to deepen partnership with India.
  • C-SPAN Q&A with CNAS head Michele Flournoy.
  • At Netroots Nations session titled "Stink Tanks in Your State," speakers denounce State Policy Network, which wants to build a 50-state network of free-market think tanks.
  • What music do you listen to when you enter a think tank event?
  • Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) is on the market, but will a think tank gig pay enough?
  • Will Brookings raise more money than Obama's presidential library?
  • On New Organizing Institute, the Democrats' "think tank for campaign know-how."
  • Neal Urwitz, formerly of CSIS, named director of external relations at CNAS.
  • UPenn's think tank program visits Washington's think tank land. 
  • Heather Conley and Jon Alterman promoted to Senior Vice Presidents at CSIS.