Philip K. Howard, USA Today , February 23, 2021
Philip argues that public unions have erected an impenetrable barrier to good government, and offers a way out.
George Will, Washington Post, February 27, 2021
George Will discusses Philip’s Yale Law Journal essay, “From Progressivism to Paralysis.”
Peter H. Schuck and Philip K. Howard, USA Today, January 11, 2021
With Yale Law School’s Peter Schuck, Philip outlines how the Biden administration can reverse Americans' distrust of government.
Philip K. Howard, Yale Law Journal, January 6, 2021
Philip describes how good government slowly evolved into a framework that disempowers everyone, even the President, from acting sensibly.
Philip K. Howard, The Hill, November 21, 2020
Philip writes that despite the post-mortems from the 2020 election that America is divided, most of us share the same core values and goals – and that most of us believe government needs to be reformed.
Philip K. Howard, The Hill, September 29, 2020
Philip offers an overhaul vision for frustrated voters who simply want to see government work again. He writes: "Americans aren’t angry because government aims too high .... What drives Americans nuts is the clumsy way government does things."
Editorial, Florida Times-Union, August 31, 2020
The Florida Times-Union endorses the Campaign for Common Good, chaired by Philip. "Common Good doesn't want to eliminate government but make it work sensibly, cleaning out waste, inefficiency and obsolete programs."
Donald F. Kettl and Philip K. Howard, Newsweek, August 19, 2020
Philip and University of Texas Professor Don Kettl argue that Democrats are making a mistake by not offering a plan to make government work better.
Philip K. Howard, Education Next, August 11, 2020
Philip argues that now's the time to jettison the top-down bureaucracy for good, and restore the local autonomy needed to build energetic school cultures.
Philip K. Howard, USA Today, July 27, 2020
Philip argues that Americans at all levels of responsibility have been disempowered from making sense of public choices.
Philip K. Howard, The Hill, July 26, 2020
Philip offers a principled vision for a new social contract for dealing with pandemics. "A new pandemic social contract is needed that reassures Americans they will not be left to fend for themselves if they get sick."