Thursday, April 9, 2015

Think Tank Quickies #172

  • Journalist dies at think tank event.
  • Brookings on the impact of Sesame Street around the world.
  • Robert Reich: Think tanks are kissing wealthy posteriors as never before.
  • Russian hackers believed to be behind recent State Department and White House breaches also attacked think tanks.
  • David Callahan: "How objective can [the think tank] PIIE be on global economic policy when most of its funding comes from corporations with a strong financial stake in the issues the institute works on?"
  • Working paper on establishing government think tanks, via Arnaldo Pellini.
  • Lots of think tanks endorsing Comcast deal getting paid to do so?
  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali got rejected from liberal think tanks so started working for AEI.
  • Chris Cillizza called "one man think tank" in high school.