Thursday, June 1, 2017

Think Tank Quickies (#273)

  • Zbigniew Brzezinski, Counselor and Trustee at CSIS and co-founder of the Trilateral Commission, passes away
  • AEI head Arthur Brooks proposes a new think tank: James Bond Institute. 
  • Should we be able to sue think tanks for malicious misrepresentation?
  • Camille Busette joins Brookings to lead Race, Place, and Economic Mobility Initiative.
  • Third Way think tank obtained leaked copy of Trump's budget.
  • Andrew Bacevich destroys new Brookings report on national security strategy of the US: "The document is at once pretentious, proudly nonpartisan, and utterly vacuous."
  • Gary Bourgeault: Think tank (RethinkX) misses it concerning oil and self-driving cars.
  • 20 most influential think tankers on Twitter (methodology appears deeply flawed...).
  • Corporate taxes get the think tank treatment.
  • Think tank or fake tank, via Till Bruckner.
  • Pic: What a former leading think tank president (Jim DeMint) does with his free time.