Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#148)

  • Chinese ramp up spying on Australian think tanks.
  • Think tanks in South Korea blasted for fund misuse.
  • Brookings' Strobe Talbott to be honored by Cleveland Council on World Affairs.
  • Dan Drezner on thinking about think tanks; and five things I now think I think about think tanks.
  • Aspen Institute head: There's no real reason to have think tanks start before 10am.
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry gives speech at Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).
  • Plagiarism from think tanks costs US senator his degree.
  • Heidi Shierholz, former economist at EPI, becomes Labor Department's chief economist.
  • CSIS launches "Global Sustainability Series" with support from Bechtel Corporation; announces new initiative in partnership with Fortune Magazine called "Smart Women, Smart Power."
  • CNAS announces formation of Defense Strategies and Assessments Program.
  • Andrew Selee of Wilson Center has piece in Time magazine - "Think Tanks: What Are They Good For?" (cites Jerry Seinfeld on think tanks)