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International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to strengthen democratic institutions and...
International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 185 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic...

News Releases

Canada’s only Americas think-tank to wrap up projects and close at end of September | FOCAL mènera à bien ses projets et fermera ses portes fin septem
2011-06-14
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
FOCAL, an independent think-tank created by an Act of Cabinet in 1990 to advance Canadian interests in the Americas, will cease operations at the end of September, when all obligations to funders are ...
Leading Canadian Think Tank Closes Its Doors
2009-11-12
Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)
Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) will cease to exist after 15 years of quality independent public policy research.
Sources welcomes Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
2008-12-13
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to strengthening Canadian relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.

Sources Select Resources

Debunking the Fraser Institute's Latest Crusade: Teacher Merit Pay
Gutstein; Donald
Article
2011
The Tyee
Fresh from the triumph of successfully promoting its fallacious school report card, this time in Alberta, the Fraser Institute is already scheming to peg teacher pay to student test scores and create ...
A freedom that we can't afford
Rightwing thinktanks profess a love of freedom, but their refusal to reveal who funds them is deeply undemocratic
Monbiot, George
Article
2011
The Guardian
Freemarket thinktanks vastly outnumber those arguing for public spending. The author suggests that these thinktanks allow corporations to exert influence on public life without showing their hand, he ...
Protesters cast shadow over US billionaires' rally in the sun
Koch brothers to host rightwing politicians and business leaders to discuss how to influence politics
Pilkington, Ed
Article
2011
The Guardian
The Koch brothers' annual rally of rich Americans and rightwing media figures was hosted to raise money for anti-government think tanks and climate change denial. This year a counter rally was orgnai...

Sources Bookshelf

Publicity and the Canadian State
Kozolanka, Kirsten
Book
2014
A collection examining the state's relationship with public practices and the "permanent campaign," the constant search for politicians and their strategists for popular consent.


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