Jesse Singal, Boston Globe, April 17, 2014
We’re so used to lawsuits, to confrontation, to the idea that only rules can keep…
Kyle Smith, New York Post, April 13, 2014
The Rule of Nobody "is a plea to get things done, and an explanation of why they aren’t."
Nick Gillespie, The Daily Beast, April 10, 2014
The Rule of Nobody "helps to explain why government at all levels not only is on autopilot but on a flight path that can only end in disaster."
Stuart Taylor, Wall Street Journal, April 14, 2014
Philip Howard “argues that the very structure of our democracy is…clogged by deep thickets of dysfunctional law.” The Rule of Nobody “drives home large truths.”
Luke Johnson, Huffington Post, April 5, 2014
“The problem is...rooted in outdated laws and special interest money that make change difficult, if not impossible.”
Huffington Post, February 15, 2014
Philip Howard's commentary on news stories, articles, and ideas of the day, published on the Huffington Post.
Wall Street Journal, November 22, 2013
Building new infrastructure would enhance U.S. global competitiveness, improve our environmental footprint and, according to McKinsey studies, generate almost two million jobs.
The Atlantic, October 20, 2012
The U.S. government has become a rusty pile of accumulated entitlements, endless forms, and overlapping programs.
Wall Street Journal, December 3, 2011
Taking responsibility is basically illegal in the modern regulatory state.
Common Good, December 3, 2011
Between deregulation on one end, and regulatory micromanagement on the other, is a more sensible option: Results-based regulation.
The Atlantic, August 3, 2012
A deviant subculture is defined by sociologist Anthony Giddens as one "whose members have values…
The Atlantic, August 17, 2012
To cure the deviant subculture of government, abandon bureaucracy and put humans on the spot.