Thursday, September 10, 2015

Think Tank Quickies (#190)

  • JHU Professor Daniel Schlozman: Leading Democratic think tanks have moved left on economics.
  • Foreign policy debates "usually confined to the ivory tower corners of Washington think tanks and government agencies."
  • At the largest 250 US companies, Catholic groups have submitted 12 environment-related shareholder proposals this year, according to, a website sponsored by Manhattan Institute's Center for Legal Policy.
  • Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND): Think tank studies conclude that lifting the oil export ban will add jobs, boost GDP, and lower gas prices.
  • Andrea Torniella: Pope Francis's message misunderstood and badly presented by US think tanks.
  • What makes a great city for think tanks? 
  • 10 ways for a think tank to raise its profile and become and international player.
  • Tea Party voters at odds with Beltway think tanks. 
  • Sabrina De Santiago of Sen. Tom Udall's (D-NM) office leaving to become director of government affairs for Center for American Progress (CAP). 
  • A few think tanks/think tankers to follow on Twitter, via Bloomberg Business.