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07/08/2016

Les "Think tanks" s'orientent dans le sens du vent ...

De l'importance des lobbies :

( lu dans le New York Times )

SPECIAL REPORT
Think tanks claim to be independent. But they have become important players in Washington's corporate influence machine.

Sunday, August 7, 2016 11:16 AM EDT

 
Think tanks, which position themselves as “universities without students,” have power in government policy debates because they are seen as researchers independent of moneyed interests.
But in the chase for funds, think tanks are pushing agendas important to corporate donors, at times blurring the line between researchers and lobbyists. And they are doing so while reaping the benefits of their tax-exempt status, sometimes without disclosing their connections to corporate interests.
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