In theory, both sides want infrastructure improvements. But Democrats are wedded to burdensome reviews, and Republicans to zero taxes. Kushner: make ’em deal.
Philip K. Howard is the author of Try Common Sense: Replacing the Failed Ideologies of Right and Left. He is the founder of Common Good, a nonprofit that advocates for simplifying government. His book The Rule of Nobody was a finalist for the Manhattan Institute’s Hayek Book Prize. He lives in New York.
Trump was elected on a mandate to clean out Washington. Does he really intend to keep that promise? Well, here’s how he can do it.
The culture of Washington is totally unchangeable. But we can breathe new life into government agencies by taking them out of Washington. Yes, really.
Congress won’t fund projects, but even if it did, they’d never get built. Here are three ways to speed the process and add accountability.
Regulations and rules are making it harder to do the right thing.
In an excerpt from his new book, The Rule of Nobody, Philip K. Howard argues that mindless legal rigidity is strangling common sense solutions to our problems.
The government-shutdown drama was just the latest example of Washington's paralysis. So how can we get America moving forward? In this week's Newsweek, 20 big thinkers, from Google's Eric Schmidt to Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, tell Philip K. Howard how.
Fed up with broken government, lawyer and author Philip K. Howard proposes five ways to liberate America. Plus, Tea Partiers and lefties react.
Hailed by David Brooks for seizing "the crucial theme of the moment," lawyer and author Philip K. Howard proposes five ways to liberate America, streamline government, and revive our can-do spirit.
Obama named two deputy Treasury secretaries yesterday, but our confirmation process has left key positions unfilled just when we need leadership most.