Think Tanks in America

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Think Tanks

Political Orientation


Heritage Foundation conservative
American Enterprise Institute conservative
Center for Strategic and International Studies conservative
Hudson Institute conservative
Hoover Institution conservative
Progress and Freedom Foundation conservative
Manhattan Institute conservative
Competitive Enterprise Institute conservative
International Institute for Strategic Studies conservative
Family Research Council conservative

National Center for Policy Analysis conservative
Lexington Institute  conservative
Discovery Institute conservative

Conservative / Libertarian

Reason Foundation libertarian / conservative
Cato Institute libertarian / conservative


Washington Institute for Near East Policy center-right


Brookings Institution centrist
Carnegie Endowment centrist
Institute for International Economics centrist
New America Foundation centrist
Aspen Institute centrist
Milken Institute centrist
National Bureau of Economic Research centrist
Council on Foreign Relations centrist
Freedom Forum centrist
Economic Strategy Institute centrist

Progressive Policy Institute centrist
Public Policy Institute of California centrist
New America Foundation centrist
Inter-American Dialogue centrist
Kaiser Family Foundataion centrist
RAND Corporation centrist
Asia Society centrist
Center for Politics centrist
Employee Benefit Research Institute centrist
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars centrist


Urban Institute center-left
Center for American Progress center-left
Carter Center center-left


Citizens for Tax Justice progressive
Justice Policy Institute progressive
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities progressive
Center for Public Integrity progressive
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies progressive
Worldwatch Institute progressive
Center for Defense Information progressive
Institute for Policy Studies progressive
Economic Policy Institute progressive
Center for Economic and Policy Research progressive

Democracy watch

Media Control and Propaganda

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