Thursday, September 25, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#145)

  • First Lady of Japan Akie Abe comes to CSIS to talk Womenomics.
  • How naming rights for think tanks can go terribly wrong, and how to protect yourself as a donor.
  • Who funds Princeton think tank Witherspoon Institute?
  • Will retiring hawkish Fed chief Charles Plosser join a think tank?
  • Think tanker Dinesh D'Souza avoids prison.
  • Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jinal to speak at AEI on Oct. 6.
  • Did Republican gubernatorial candidate in Connecticut Tom Foley plagiarize from think tanks? 
  • WPost on Brooke Williams, co-author of the recent investigative NYT piece on foreign government funding of US think tanks, and conflicts of interest.
  • Incoming Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai seeking to influence US think tanks.
  • Any think tankers experiencing blogger burnout
  • Is Silicon Valley cozying up more with Washington think tanks?