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, 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."
Grant Addison, Washington Examiner, June 25, 2020
Philip is interviewed by Grant Addison about the Campaign for Common Good. “The idea is to have people think about how government should work,” he states.
Philip K. Howard, Washington Examiner, June 12, 2020
Philip lays out a four-part plan for fixing America’s decrepit infrastructure.
Philip K. Howard, USA Today, June 8, 2020
Philip explains why there can be no social trust unless people are accountable to those they serve.
Philip K. Howard, City Journal, May 11, 2020
Philip argues that experts are confusing symptoms for causes in addressing the toxic combination of polarized politics, cultural divisions, and growing cynicism. And what Americans need is the freedom to take responsibility.
Philip K. Howard, USA Today, May 4, 2020
Philip argues that a Recovery Authority is an ideal vehicle to enforce fiscal discipline on states in exchange for federal relief.