Notable Linkage: The Sixth Estate » Who Funds the Right-Wing Think Tanks in Canada

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“What is even more striking about the uniformity of perspective from these think tanks, though, is the uniformity of funding. Once you begin digging, you find that the same big names keep cropping up in the donation records. So what we have in Canada is an incidence of false pluralism. There appear to be many economic policy think tanks in Canada. But they get a large chunk of their funding from the same group of wealthy donors, and they espouse the basic policy prescriptions, which, conveniently, will help their donors get even more obscenely rich than they already are. It’s a pretty circle…”

The Sixth Estate » Who Funds the Right-Wing Think Tanks in Canada

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