Various Publications, February 1, 2019
Read reviews and endorsements of Philip’s new book, Try Common Sense, including from TIME and Kirkus Reviews, as well as leading thinkers such as Jonathan Haidt, Mary Ann Glendon, and Sen. Al Simpson.
Philip K. Howard, Regulatory Review, September 12, 2019
In a series for the Penn Program on Regulation, Philip argues why we have a once-in-a-generation chance to remake both the civil service and framework of modern government.
Philip K. Howard, American Infrastructure, October 1, 2019
Philip expounds upon his call for the creation of a National Infrastructure Board in order set priorities, expedite approvals, and avoid pork barrel waste.
Philip K. Howard, Washington Examiner, September 9, 2019
Philip writes about how, despite voter desire for reform, the Democratic presidential candidates have failed express a commitment to overhaul Washington.
Quest, August 4, 2019
Philip is profiled by Quest magazine, offering his thoughts on how Washington can—and should—be fixed.
Review: Draining the Swamp? This BlockBuster Book Shows How, While Enhancing Safety Nets And Making Our Lives Better
Steve Forbes, Forbes, August 31, 2019
Steve Forbes reviews Try Common Sense, calling it “a small book with blockbuster content."
Philip K. Howard, Forbes, July 12, 2019
Philip explains how the presidential candidates are missing a huge opportunity to attract voters.
Philip K. Howard, America Magazine, June 14, 2019
America Magazine excerpts Try Common Sense.
Quin Hillyer, Washington Examiner, June 6, 2019
Quin Hillyer writes that Try Common Sense is “masterful” and “engrossingly readable and wise.” He concludes: “Demand that your elected officials read it – and act according to Howard’s advice.”
Gillian Tett, Financial Times, June 6, 2019
Gillian Tett calls Try Common Sense “a thunderous little book.”
Charlotte Allen, Law & Liberty, May 27, 2019
Charlotte Allen describes Try Common Sense as “an engagingly written and never-dull aperçu that pinpoints with deadly accuracy in only a few pages so much that is wrong with the current American administrative state.”
Philip K. Howard, The Hill, May 18, 2019
Philip lays out three reforms that should be enacted as the foundation of any infrastructure bill, including permitting reform, creating a National Infrastructure Board, and creating a funding plan that is half cutting waste and half new taxes.