Brookings Institution

The Great Think-Tank Bubble
Think tank salaries are looking more and more like lobbyist salaries. That's no surprise.
February 19, 2013

Why are so many think-tank scholars being paid like lobbyists? Because they're acting like lobbyists, too. 

Frenemies
November 13, 2009

Last week’s U.S.-EU annual summit differed from its predecessors in ways that fuel the perception on the other side of the Atlantic that Barack Obama is just not that interested in Europe. First, there was the venue of the opening lunch: Blair House, the government’s official guest house, not the usual White House. Then, there was the luncheon’s host: Vice-President Joe Biden, not the president himself.

The Thinker
July 24, 2006

Jason Zengerle on Newt's flirtations with running for president in 2008.