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Philip Howard in the American Interest: Democracy for an Age of Distrust

UPDATE: Howard’s essay was excerpted by the Weekly Standard—read it here.

Writing for American Interest, Common Good Chair Philip Howard argues that, in the wake of the 2016 election, there’s an historic opportunity to reimagine government. “Change is overdue,” he writes “But it’s not the change advocated by either party. The change needed, to liberate American citizens and to fix American government, is to return to our founding philosophy: to honor humans by creating a framework that empowers them to take initiative, act on their beliefs, and make a difference.”

Click here to access the essay as a PDF.

If you agree, it will make a difference if you encourage others to read it. This is a critical time, and the future direction of government is uncertain.