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President Nobody: No One to Fix Society’s Problems

Megan Wildhood, Real Change News, December 9, 2015


Megan Wildhood reviews The Rule of Nobody, writing: “[I]f The System were working so well, why would it need all this (red) tape to hold it together? Then consider Howard’s book.”

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One Man’s Suggestion for U.S. Infrastructure Fix

Editorial, The Oklahoman, January 14, 2016


The Oklahoman editorial board writes in support of Philip’s recent infrastructure proposal in The Atlantic.

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5 Questions for Philip K. Howard

Abby Schachter, CapX, January 12, 2016


Philip talks about infrastructure permitting reform, the need for decision-makers to be able to make decisions.

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Put Humans in Charge

Philip K. Howard, Public Administration Review, January 1, 2016


Philip offers a prescription to fix broken government: restore human responsibility.

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How to Fix a Pothole With Bipartisan Approval

Philip K. Howard, The Atlantic, December 28, 2015


Philip proposes a potential deal between Democrats and Republicans that could transform the economy.

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How Congress Can Fix Broken Government

Philip K. Howard, Ripon Forum, December 14, 2015


Philip contributes to an issue of the Ripon Forum focusing on the need to fix old laws.

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Making Our Roads ‘Shovel-Ready’

William Galston, Wall Street Journal, December 2, 2015


Brookings’ William Galston calls Common Good’s Two Years, Not Ten Years “a landmark report.”

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‘You’re Fired!’ Won’t Fix Government

Philip K. Howard, Washington Post, October 2, 2015


Philip discusses the fallacy of looking for a strong man.

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How Lengthy Environmental Review Harms the Environment

Philip K. Howard, Huffington Post, September 21, 2015


Philip explains how environmental review actually harms the environment.

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Two Years, Not Ten Years: Redesigning Infrastructure Approvals

Philip K. Howard, Common Good, September 2, 2015


In a new report, Philip and Common Good staff calculate the costs of delaying infrastructure permits, and offer solutions on how to improve the process.

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People Who Prove Broken Government Can Work

Mark Funkhouser, Governing, September 1, 2015


Governing publisher and Kansas City (MO) mayor Mark Funkhouser reviews The Rule of Nobody.

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What Are the 2016 GOP Candidates Reading?

Tevi Troy, Observer, August 21, 2015


Observer article cites Philip’s The Rule of Nobody as a recent read by Gov. Jeb Bush.

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