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Democracy for an Age of Distrust

Americans now have an historic opportunity to reimagine government. The key is to abandon the centralized operating philosophy which, in thousand-page rulebooks, purports to tell everybody how to do everything. We need to re-empower human agency at all levels of society.

Published on: November 16, 2016
Philip K. Howard is chair of Common Good and author, most recently, of The Rule of Nobody (2014).
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