Various Publications, February 1, 2019
Read reviews and endorsements of Philip’s new book, Try Common Sense, including from TIME and Kirkus Reviews, as well as leading thinkers such as Jonathan Haidt, Mary Ann Glendon, and Sen. Al Simpson.
Philip K. Howard, The Hill, April 13, 2019
Philip defines a radical centrist platform for 2020. “The best model for modern government is to revive the framework of democratic responsibility designed by the Framers,” he writes. “Replace red tape with human responsibility at all levels of society.”
Philip K. Howard, Daily Beast, March 18, 2019
Philip argues that what’s needed in 2020 is not just a new centrist candidate, but a new party aimed at fixing broken government and liberating Americans to make practical choices.
Philip K. Howard, RealClear Books, February 22, 2019
RealClear Books excerpts Philip’s Try Common Sense, focusing on what he argues are the core values needed for a healthy society.
Philip K. Howard, Newsweek, February 13, 2019
Newsweek excerpts Philip’s Try Common Sense.
Jonathan Leaf, City Journal, February 12, 2019
City Journal reviews Philip’s Try Common Sense, writing: “Try Common Sense runs to barely more than 160 small pages. Its significance and scope, however, are the equal of much thicker books.”
Robert Litan, Washington Post, February 10, 2019
Brookings’ Bob Litan reviews Try Common Sense in the Washington Post, writing: “He makes a convincing case that in many ways government doesn’t work.”
Philip K. Howard, Niskanen Center, February 9, 2019
The Niskanen Center excerpts portions of Try Common Sense, including "Ten principles for a practical society."
Philip K. Howard, Center on Capitalism and Society, February 4, 2019
Philip prepared this essay, adapted in part from Try Common Sense, for a February 2019 forum co-hosted by Common Good and the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University.
Philip K. Howard, American Interest, February 1, 2019
In an essay adapted in part from Try Common Sense, Philip diagnoses the bureaucratic causes of public failure, economic repression, and voter alienation.
RealClear Books, February 1, 2019
RealClear Books names Philip’s Try Common Sense “Book of the Week,” writing: “Howard picks up where he left off with 'The Death of Common Sense’…tapping into bipartisan unrest and prescribing three basic reforms…in an effort to restore power to the people.”