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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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The Crippling Hold of Old Law

Philip K. Howard, Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2016


Philip explains how bringing American law up-to-date would transform society.

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When Nobody is in Charge

Andrew R. Thomas, Industry Week , February 29, 2016


Andrew Thomas reviews The Rule of Nobody, stating that “to best maintain sanity and perspective amidst all of this (political) noise, one would be well served to [read it].”

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A New Kind of Public Works

Will Marshall , Democracy, February 11, 2016


In an essay laying out a new infrastructure policy, the Progressive Policy Institute’s Will Marshall draws from Philip-authored report on permitting reform “Two Years, Not Ten Years.”

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