Stories tagged with Think tanks
By Laurie Bennett | December 15, 2016 at 4:00pm | 0
With every new administration comes a shift in influence among the country’s major think tanks.
By Laurie Bennett | August 19, 2014 at 9:13am | 0
The tensions of Ferguson have found their way to the nonprofit world.
By Laurie Bennett | April 17, 2014 at 8:10am | 0
Like the comprehensive search engine it aims to be, Google covers all political bases when it comes to think tank funding.
By Muckety | March 19, 2014 at 3:17pm | 0
David M. Rubenstein, billionaire co-founder of the Carlyle Group, has been named co-chairman of the Brookings Institution.
By Laurie Bennett | January 17, 2014 at 11:57am | 0
In naming Jon Huntsman Jr. as its new chairman, the Atlantic Council continues a trend of choosing Republicans with ties to the Obama White House.
By Laurie Bennett | December 18, 2013 at 8:40am | 0
As we noted last week, the Center for American Progress revealed its 2013 corporate donors after the announcement that its chairman, John Podesta, would advise the Obama White House.
By Muckety | December 13, 2013 at 5:26pm | 1
Just days after Sen. Elizabeth Warren called on the nation’s largest banks to reveal their donations to think tanks, the Center for American Progress has released a list of corporate funders.
By Laurie Bennett | December 11, 2013 at 9:12am | 1
As if there isn’t enough dark money in the think tank funding stream, at least one organization is now accepting bitcoin.
By Laurie Bennett | December 8, 2013 at 11:48am | 1
In calling on the country’s top banks to disclose their donations to think tanks, Elizabeth Warren is not the tough regulator but the kid exclaiming that the emperor has no clothes.
By Laurie Bennett | December 5, 2013 at 11:08am | 0
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has called on the nation’s six largest banks to release information about their contributions to think tanks.
By Laurie Bennett | October 22, 2013 at 9:05am | 1
“Is Heritage going to go so political that it really doesn’t amount to anything anymore?”
By Laurie Bennett | September 12, 2013 at 11:04am | 0
The Discovery Institute bills itself as a “non-partisan policy and research organization.”
By Laurie Bennett | August 21, 2013 at 8:55am | 0
When, precisely, did the Heritage Foundation stop functioning as a think tank?
By Laurie Bennett | May 10, 2013 at 8:40am | 0
The Heritage Foundation, in the spotlight because of its questionable “research” on immigration, receives millions of dollars from right-leaning foundations each year.
By Muckety | March 27, 2013 at 12:10pm | 0
In the think tank world, there is independent, inspired, even courageous, thought. And then there’s self-serving spin.
By Laurie Bennett | March 24, 2013 at 6:55am | 0
These may well be the think tank glory days, when major research organizations land support from wealthy donors who help grow budgets, staffing and new headquarters.
By Laurie Bennett | March 12, 2013 at 7:39am | 0
Our ongoing Muckety map of members of Congress who have moved on to think tanks expands again, with the announcement yesterday that former Sen. Joe Lieberman had joined the American Enterprise Institute.
By Laurie Bennett | March 11, 2013 at 2:01pm | 2
Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) is joining the American Enterprise Institute.
By Laurie Bennett | February 24, 2013 at 5:36am | 0
Washington think tanks are often seen as administrations in waiting.