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Government: Think Tanks & Public Policy Groups

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Think Tanks & Public Policy Groups

Politicians and political parties operate within governmental systems to effect change. But there are other groups outside of the governmental structure, which strive to change public policy through raising public awareness of issues, publishing scholarly research on particular topics, and drafting policy proposals. These public policy groups, often referred to as think tanks, are usually funded through grants and endowments. Here are some links to a few well-known think tanks.


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