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dogindia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-05 05:18 PM
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What are the names of liberal think tanks?
Cener for American Progress
202 682 1611

is the only one I have found so far.

Thank.

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ima_sinnic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-05 05:18 PM
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1. Democratic Underground is the best of the liberal think tanks (n/t)
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ginnyinWI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-05 05:19 PM
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2. Rockridge Institute
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Warpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-05 05:21 PM
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3. Don't ANYBODY say the Brookings Institute
They've gone far to the right of center in the past few years, even though they may occasionally put something out that makes sense.
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CAcyclist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-05 05:33 PM
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8. That has *always* been conservative
This is what Fairness and Accuracy in

http://www.fair.org/extra/9811/brookings.html

To this day, Brookings is commonly, and inaccurately, dubbed "liberal" (e.g., Baltimore Sun, 8/9/98; Cincinnati Enquirer, 7/30/98; Dallas Morning News, 7/1/98; AP, 5/29/98). CBS News correspondent Bernard Goldberg even publicly chastised one of his colleagues for not tagging Brookings as "liberal" in his reporting (Wall Street Journal op-ed, 2/13/96). It's called "centrist" almost as often, but never "conservative," though that label would be more accurate than "liberal."

In fact, much of Brookings' top brass has come from Republican administrations. Its current president, Michael Armacost, was an undersecretary of state for the Reagan administration and ambassador to Japan under Bush. Brookings' president from 1977 to 1995, Bruce MacLaury, spent most of his career in the Federal Reserve, with a stint in the Nixon Treasury Department.


Liberal think tanks:

People for the American Way, although I'm not sure its really a think tank per se.

http://www.opednews.com/kall1003_Podesta_Center_for_ame... an article on a new think tank

From the FAIR website:
http://www.fair.org/extra/0108/think_tanks_y2k.html
Progressive think tanks:

Economic Policy Institute
Center for Public Integrity
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Justice PPolicy Institute
Citizens for Tax Justice
Center for Defense Information
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RobertSeattle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-05 05:21 PM
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4. Liberals have Think Tanks, Conservatives have Spin Tanks
:evilgrin:
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atommom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-05 05:23 PM
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5. and Shark Tanks.
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AlCzervik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-05 05:25 PM
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6. and stink tanks
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Sgent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-05 05:25 PM
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7. Sadly
The Cato Insitute is as close as one I can think of.
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MissMarple Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-05 05:56 PM
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9. Here are a few.
some may be more progressive than strictly liberal.

www.newamerica.net
www.tcf.org
www.americanprogress.org
www.urban.org
www.epinet.org .

And Brookings is a mixed bag of centrist, conservative, and just independent. Just bring your thinking cap when you read there.
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ElsewheresDaughter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-17-05 06:00 PM
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10. Rockridge Institute, PublicCitizen
Edited on Thu Feb-17-05 06:07 PM by ElsewheresDaughter
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