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Try common sense : replacing the failed ideologies of right and left / Philip K. Howard.

Howard, Philip K. (author.).
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  • 5 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781324001768
  • ISBN: 1324001763
  • Physical Description: 240 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-230) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Replacing a failed philosophy. America the practical -- The fixation on correctness -- Back to basics : allocate scope of responsibility -- How correctness causes failure and alienation -- Fifty years of marginal reforms -- Unworkable political ideologies -- Four principles for practical government. Give responsibility to identifiable people -- Restore accountability to public culture -- Governing institutions must govern -- Revive the moral mandate -- Profile of a practical society -- Who has responsibility for change? -- Appendix: principles for a practical society.
Summary, etc.:
The founder of the Common Good nonprofit critiques the ideologies of both Republicans and Democrats, outlining a radically simplified government that empowers everyday Americans to overcome bureaucratic obstacles and create practical solutions.
Subject: Political culture > United States.
Public interest > United States.
Government accountability > United States.
United States > Politics and government > Philosophy.

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