Monday, May 11, 2015

Think Tank Quickies (#176)

  • Quora: What is it like to work at a think tank?
  • Urban Institute event on 5/14: Promoting diversity in our nation's think tanks; On Think Tanks has new series on women in think tanks.
  • Heritage Foundation to score votes for 2016 presidential elections.
  • Corinthian Colleges secretly funded DC think tanks, including AEI.
  • American think tanks manipulate German politics?  Are think tanks (like lobbying) booming in Germany?
  • Libya drops Qorvis, the PR shop whose goal was to ensure Libya's messages reached think tanks.
  • A think tank queen (Heather McGhee) fighting for a seat at DC's table.
  • UAE gets new think tank: Emirati Institute.
  • Bjorn Lomborg row shows why universities are different from think tanks.
  • On 5/12 President Obama participates in discussion with AEI President Arthur Brooks.
  • Third Way President Jon Cowan celebrates 50th b-day at 14th St. condo in DC.