The Red Tape Conundrum

Brian O'Keefe, Fortune , October 20, 2016

This cover story on red tape from Fortune’s November issue highlights the work of Philip and Common Good. “You can’t reform this system,” says Philip. “You have to rewrite it. That’s the lesson of history.”

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We Can’t Change Washington—So Let’s Dismantle It and Spread It Around

Philip K. Howard, Daily Beast, October 17, 2016

Philip describes Washington’s toxic culture, and proposes a radical solution to fix it.

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Fixing Infrastructure: At Last, Something to Agree On

Philip K. Howard, New York Times, September 23, 2016

In a letter to the editor, Philip explains that the reason America can’t rebuild its infrastructure is not because of financing, but because of red tape.

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Practical Fixes for a Broken Washington

Philip K. Howard, Wall Street Journal, September 19, 2016

Change is in the air in Washington, Philip argues, but neither presidential candidate has a coherent vision of what it should look like.

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Conversation Becomes Shouting in a Society Without Authority

Philip K. Howard, Daily Beast , September 14, 2016

Philip explains how the breakdown of authority has turned public discourse into a shouting match.

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Are the Kids Alright?

Graham Hillard, Weekly Standard, September 5, 2016

Graham Hillard cites Philip, The Rule of Nobody in his review of No Child Left Alone.

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Common Good Borrows ‘Daily Show’ Style to Build Interest in Infrastructure

Fredrick Kunkle, Washington Post , August 19, 2016

Philip is interviewed about Common Good’s video on the need to expedite approval of the Gateway Rail Tunnel Project. The video is part of Common Good’s “Who’s in Charge Around Here?” campaign.

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Who’s In Charge Around Here?

Sen. Bill Bradley and Philip K. Howard, Huffington Post, August 1, 2016

In a piece co-authored by former Senator Bill Bradley, Philip argues that what’s missing from this campaign season is a coherent plan to fix Washington. They also announce the launch of a new campaign to fill the void.

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Tired of Dumb Regulations? Here’s the Ultimate Fix

Leigh Buchanan, Inc. , August 1, 2016

Inc. magazine’s editor-at-large summarizes a roundtable discussion of entrepreneurs led by Philip, and offers a better regulatory approach.

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Less Talk, More Action on Hudson Rail Tunnels, Before It’s Too Late

Jim Dwyer, New York Times, May 17, 2016

Jim Dwyer writes about the Gateway Rail Tunnel Project, citing Common Good’s “Billions for Red Tape” report and quoting Philip.

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Billions for Red Tape: Focusing on the Approval Process for the Gateway Rail Tunnel Project

Philip K. Howard, Common Good, May 9, 2016

In a new report, Philip and Common Good show that improved permitting for the proposed Gateway Project would save taxpayers billions and avoid significant environmental harm.

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Beltway Sclerosis

Editorial Board, Las Vegas Review-Journal, April 6, 2016

The Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial board endorses Philip Howard’s Wall Street Journal essay “The Crippling Hold of Old Law.”

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