Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Think Tank Quickies (#244)

  • Leaders of 17 think tanks around the world react to election of Donald Trump. 
  • Josh Boak: "Whoa.  Even think tanks are getting into the Cyber Monday action."
  • Chris Baker: If you start to search most think tanks in Google, the top suggested result is the think tank's name followed by "bias."
  • These professors (and think tankers?) make more than a thousand bucks an hour peddling mega-mergers. 
  • Think tank funded by Dick & Betsy DeVos: "Bring back child labor: Work is a gift our kids can handle"; Blake Hounshell says may come up at confirmation hearing.
  • Chicago Council partnered with Brookings and Atlantic Council to produce "Preserving Ukraine's Independence" report.
  • John Bolton of AEI and Richard Haass of CFR are potential Secretary of State picks under Trump. 
  • Burson-Marsteller and Bipartisan Policy Center host panel discussion focused on policing, race, and the media.
  • "Think tank" (British Influence) plans legal action to keep UK in EU single market. 
  • Foreign Policy Research Institute provided reports to the Washington Post on misinformation campaign against Hillary Clinton.