Hudson Institute Event: Are Think Tanks Becoming Too Political?

Feb 13, 2012, 11:35 ET from Hudson Institute

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Tevi Troy argues in the Winter 2012 issue of National Affairs that the American think tank sector is becoming less focused on developing thoughtful policy ideas than on serving political goals.

Hudson Institute's Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal will hold on February 16th an engaging panel discussion featuring Neera Tanden of the Center for American Progress; Tevi Troy of Hudson Institute; the Heritage Foundation's Michael Franc; and Will Marshall of the Progressive Policy Institute. Hudson Institute Distinguished Fellow Christopher DeMuth will moderate the discussion.

Panel discussion on the politicization of think tanks

Michael Franc, Heritage Foundation Vice President for Government Studies
Will Marshall, President and Founder of the Progressive Policy Institute
Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress
Tevi Troy, Hudson Institute Senior Fellow
Christopher DeMuth, Hudson Institute Distinguished Fellow and former President of the American Enterprise Institute (Moderator)

Thursday, February 16, from 12 to 2:00 PM

Betsy and Walter Stern Conference Center
Hudson Institute, 1015 15th Street NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC, 20005

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Registration and lunch will open at 11:30 AM.

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For more information, please contact:
James Bologna: 202-974-6456,
Kristen McIntyre: 202-974-2424.

SOURCE Hudson Institute