After a decade of service, Arthur Brooks intends to step down as president of AEI. “Brooks has taken AEI to new heights in his tenure,” said Tully Friedman, co-chair of AEI's Board of Trustees. “He has built on AEI’s legacy of high quality research, transitioned AEI to a new and permanent home, established impactful new policy departments, and oversaw an unprecedented period of strong financial growth.” Full Story
Reflections on a decade of leading a think tank
Arthur C. Brooks | The Wall Street Journal
AEI’s motto, going back to its earliest days, is: “A competition of ideas is fundamental to a free society.” Vigorous disagreements, expressed with civility and respect, strengthen a democratic and pluralistic culture. Conformity of ideas leads to stagnation and mediocrity. After a decade promoting this mission, Brooks writes that what worries him most today — not for AEI, but for America — is that the competition of ideas is under attack.
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