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April 2019

Try Common Sense: A Reform Agenda for Education and Democracy

April 2, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am PDT
Pacific Club, 4110 MacArthur Blvd
Newport Beach, CA 92660 United States
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Featuring Philip K. Howard Founder and Chair, Common Good Author, Try Common Sense With Special Commentary by Jed Wallace I Former President, CEO, California Charter School Association Richard Arum I Dean, UCI School of Education

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Lunch with Philip Howard

April 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Silver Cloud Stadium Hotel, 1046 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134 United States
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Washington Policy Center Luncheon Invitation Philip K. Howard is the founder of Common Good, a nonprofit that advocates for simplifying government. His last book, The Rule of Nobody, was a finalist for the Hayek Book Prize. In his new book, Try Common Sense, Philip K. Howard proposes a radical simplification of government to re-empower Americans in their daily choices. Nothing will make sense until people are free to roll up their sleeves and make things work. The first steps are…

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Philip Howard on Ora TV

April 11, 2019

Larry talks with Common Good founder Philip K. Howard on replacing "failed ideologies of the Right and Left." Watch here (interview starts at 12:53).

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Philip Howard on Ora TV

April 26, 2019

Founder and chair of "Common Good" Philip K. Howard joins guest host Matthew Cooke on PoliticKING to discuss abandoning Right/Left ideologies in our political system. Watch here.

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May 2019

Philip Howard on AM 970 The Answer

May 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT

Philip will be on Philip Howard on AM 970 The Answer at 9:25am during the Joe Piscopo Show to talk about the infrastructure news coming out of the White House. Listen live here.

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Philip Howard at the Sonoma Valley Authors Festival

May 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Philip Howard will be speaking at the Sonoma Valley Authors Festival. Learn more here.

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National Association of Scholars Podcast With Philip Howard

May 30, 2019

Why are modern laws so unreadably lengthy? Today’s podcast guest, Philip Howard, joins to talk about the overgrowth of bureaucracy and law, and the unfortunate effects it has for millions of Americans’ everyday lives.

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July 2019

Philip Howard on The Glenn Beck Program

July 11, 2019

Try Common Sense with Philip K. Howard. Replacing the Failed Ideologies of Right and Left, Rules and regulations are replacing our freedom. Mechanism for accountability has been lost. No one is thinking for themselves. Philip's segment starts at 1:25:45.

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September 2019

Philip Howard on Steve Forbes’ Podcast

September 1, 2019

America was once a common-sense, can-do country. Yet today we seem stuck in molasses, bogged down by rules and regulations. Philip Howard, author of the new blockbuster book, Try Common Sense: Replacing the Failed Ideologies of Right and Left, explains in this absorbing, highly-important conversation how we got into this terrible situation. Why does it take ten years to build a highway that once took two years? Why can’t teachers discipline students without consulting a 500-page manual? Why can’t grossly…

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Philip Howard on Ora TV

September 13, 2019

Political commentator and author of the book "Try Common Sense: Replacing the Failed Ideologies of Right and Left" Philip K. Howard explains the key 2020 issue he believes Democrats are ignoring at their peril.

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Philip Howard on The Glenn Beck Program

September 21, 2019

Author and attorney Philip K. Howard is at the forefront of legal reform and the fight against government micromanagement. His latest book, “Try Common Sense: Replacing the Failed Ideologies of Right and Left,” takes aim at the bloated bureaucracies of both parties and proposes a practical government that allows Americans to live WITHOUT all the red tape. In this interview, Glenn and Philip discuss how our overstuffed rule books – mixed with modern fears of failure, pain, and lawsuits –…

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November 2019

Philip Howard at the Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival 2019

November 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST

Lionel Shriver’s twelfth novel, The Mandibles (A Family 2029-2047), a frightening yet wickedly satirical book about a nation’s not-to-distant future economic collapse, was described in the Observer as “a chilling and timely portrait of the death of the American dream.” If Shriver is the “Cassandra of American letters” (New York Times), Philip K. Howard has a vision to counteract despair. His current book, Try Common Sense, advocates personal responsibility as opposed to bureaucratic government intervention. What will the two polemicists…

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February 2020

Bureaucracy and Presidential Administration: Expertise and Accountability in Constitutional Government

February 6

In Federalist No. 68, Alexander Hamilton wrote that “the true test of a good government is its aptitude and tendency to produce a good administration.” More than two centuries later, constitutionally minded Americans still grapple with what this ought to mean in our own time. What does “good administration” look like? How do we strike the right balance between “stability and energy” (to borrow a few lines from Hamilton’s co-author, James Madison)? What is the right mix of independent expertise and…

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