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The Best Big Ideas Of 2014

William O’Connor, The Daily Beast, December 11, 2014


The Daily Beast “scours the shelves to find the year’s best ideas between hardcovers” and finds The Rule of Nobody.

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Do we need a ‘radical simplification’ of law?

David Post, Washington Post, December 8, 2014


Volokh Conspiracy contributor writes about Philip Howard’s “very interesting and thought-provoking” CATO essay “Radically Simplify Law.”

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The 7 Most Thought-Provoking Books of 2014

Geoffrey James, Inc., December 2, 2014


The Rule of Nobody is listed among Inc.’s “seven books that force entrepreneurs to rethink the fundamental assumptions of today's business world.”

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Radically Simplify Law

Philip K. Howard, Cato Institute, November 17, 2014


Modern America is the land of too much law. Like sediment in a harbor, law…

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Infrastructure Roadblock

Philip K. Howard, New York Times, October 28, 2014


Bureaucracy, not ideology, has put the brakes on every recent infrastructure initiative.

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When Humans Lose Control of Government

Philip K. Howard, The Atlantic, September 22, 2014


The Veterans Affairs scandal of falsified waiting lists is the latest of a never-ending stream…

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Goodbye, Organization Man

David Brooks, New York Times, September 15, 2014


As recent books by Francis Fukuyama and Philip Howard have detailed, this is an era…

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Are Nursing Home Regulations Like Cobwebs?

Marshall B. Kapp, The Gerontologist, August 26, 2014


An extensive, complex regulatory regime has had its heyday hovering over the operation of nursing…

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NPR: Book Review

Joan Baum, WSHU: NPR News, August 22, 2014


Joan Baum of Connecticut's WSHU calls The Rule of Nobody "important and provocative."

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No More Cupcakes For You!

Santa Cruz Sentinel, August 5, 2014


Welcome to governing in 2014, when complex written rules are taking precedence over common sense…

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It’s Not Your Founding Fathers’ Republic Any More

Myron Magnet, City Journal, August 4, 2014


How far have we distorted the Constitution that the Founders gave us, and how much…

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Review: The Rule of Nobody

Alexis Carra, The University Bookman, July 27, 2014


It is obvious that the current system of government is failing—higher expenses, increased waste, and…

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