Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Think Tank Quickies (#399)

  • Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows joins the Conservative Partnership Institute, a group run by former Heritage Foundation president Jim DeMint. 
  • French President Emmanuel Macron speaks at Atlantic Council event.
  • Rocky Mountain Institute announced it will now go by RMI, as part of a major brand relaunch.
  • 31-year-old think tank researcher Shai Akabas achieved something that hordes of well-funded lobbyists and power players in Washington often fail to do: He got Congress to take action.
  • In 2019, US Ambassador to Denmark barred an American NATO expert critical of Donald Trump (Atlantic Council's Stanley Sloan) from speaking at an international conference hosted by the US embassy and a Danish think tank (Danish Atlantic Council).
  • Embassy of Qatar has been hosting Democrats close to Joe Biden who work at think tanks.
  • The Palm Center: "A think tank that advocates for LGBTQ policies in the military."
  • New think tank seeks to influence thinking on disability at work.
  • Foundations focusing their attention of saving democracy.
  • Think tanks and policymaking, via Hartwig Pautz.