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Im-Politic: Little Thinking in The NY Times on Think Tanks

Even though news organizations like The New York Times are big outfits where it’s hard to keep the left hand informed about what the right hand is doing, it’s disturbing to see how completely the paper has ignored its own reporting about the sophisticated form of corruption perfected by major American think tanks – and keeps mindlessly citing their work and staff members in articles. 906 more words

Im-Politic

Think Tank Smells Like Corporate Money for Clinton

On August 8, The New York Times published an investigative report on the increasingly blurred lines between think tank researchers and corporate lobbyists. Their strongest cited supportive evidence involved the Brookings Institution. 643 more words

Hillary Clinton

Trends in Advanced Industries- Brookings Institute.

The Brookings Institute has prepared a comprehensive report on America’s Advanced Industries- Industries that invest at least $450 per worker in research and development and employ at least 20% of their workforce in STEM- intensive occupations. 249 more words

Manufacturing Careers

For Britons, the Soviet collapse may be a lesson in the unintended consequences of referendums

In March 1991, the citizens of nine Soviet states voted in a referendum on whether to hold together the country in a way that devolved power out to the republics. 340 more words

Fifth Annual Municipal Finance Conference

On July 12, this year’s Municipal Finance Conference will be held for the first time at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.   The other sponsors are the Brandeis International Business School and the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. 105 more words

Bonds