Billions for Red Tape

Philip K. Howard, Right of Way, January 9, 2017

Common Good’s May 2016 report—titled “Billions for Red Tape” and authored by Philip—is excerpted for the January/February cover story for Right of Way magazine.

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Six presidents have failed to cut red tape. Here’s how Trump could succeed.

Philip K. Howard, Washington Post, December 14, 2016

Philip makes the case for what's needed to finally tame the red tape monster.

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Democracy for an Age of Distrust

Philip K. Howard, American Interest, November 16, 2016

Philip writes on why America’s current crisis of democratic identity can’t be resolved merely with new policies at the top.

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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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