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Published on: November 16, 2016
What Just Happened?
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.

Philip K. Howard is chair of Common Good and author, most recently, of The Rule of Nobody (2014).
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