Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Think Tank Quickies (#286)

  • Iran conducting surveillance on US think tanks. 
  • Boris Johnson launching "hard Brexit" think tank (Institute for Free Trade).
  • Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) praises Brookings study for revealing tragic state of civic education.
  • PJ O'Rourke: The thing that makes Cato different from the rest of the think tanks in Washington is its determined nonpartisan status.
  • With Harvard dean canceling Chelsea Manning fellowship, will he go to think tank land? 
  • The Allen Institute: An AI think tank founded by Microsoft founder Paul Allen.
  • Role of think tanks in Iran.
  • Turkey's Erdogan tries (and fails) to censor an American think tank? 
  • High hopes for new think tank launched in Shenzen.
  • What's a think tank and what do people actually do there?  (from Belfast Post)