Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Think Tank Quickies (#210)

  • Should all think tank research be free?  Is it?
  • Former White House aide Will Jawando is running for a congressional seat in Maryland, and his wife Michelle (who earned $65,000 in the 1st half of 2015) works at Center for American Progress.
  • Why a Silicon Valley funder is doubling down on a Beltway think tank (CGD).
  • PS21 sponsors March 28 event: Think Tanks - What Do They Really Contribute?
  • Jennifer Rubin: Heritage Foundation gives Trump legitimacy.
  • China launches joint South China Sea think tank with Indonesia's CSIS; will invite other Southeast Asian think tank to join.
  • Max Abrahms Twitter poll: Why did Western think tank pundits get basic facts of Syria so wrong?
  • What is the Cato Institute's role as a think tank? (via Ed Crane and others)
  • Women in think tanks reading list, via On Think Tanks.
  • CFR on challenges of the world's oceans.
  • HUD Secretary Julian Castro and DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx do Brookings.