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Philip Howard

'All Eggs Shall Be Cooked' -- Rules That Treat Workers Like Morons

Lenore Skenazy | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics
Lenore Skenazy

If you happen to pick up a copy of the Kansas legal code for the construction and administration of nursing homes -- which, admittedly, you probably w...

Luke Johnson

How Dead People Run Washington

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Philip K. Howard, founder of nonprofit Common Good, thinks that the American government is being run by dead people. And no, he is not t...

Reader Reports Anti-Kindle Copy Of Nook Ebook

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.07.2012 | Technology

The Nook-Kindle ereader rivalry just took an odd turn. Blogger Philip Howard noticed an error in Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace while reading the mons...

Santa Clause

Charles Kolb | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Charles Kolb

Last week, an attorney whom I do not know, but who somehow got my name on a mailing list, sent me a thoughtful electronic holiday message that was to the point.

TED2010: A Social Entrepreneur's Perspective

Courtney Reum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Courtney Reum

If there's one clear thing I take away from TED every year, it's that the world is on the precipice of some monumental shifts, and technology has created an acceleration of these changes at a rate mankind has never seen before.

Notes From TED: Can Simplicity and Innovation Overcome Complexity and Cynicism?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Arianna Huffington

TED is the perfect antidote to cynicism. The one thing you're never going to hear here is: "I love your idea, but it will never fly... you'll never get it past middle America... you'll never get it past Olympia Snowe!" READ MORE Do You Yahoo!? We Do Too (Check Out Our New Yahoo! App) This cool tool lets you quickly flip through all our different sections and preview the latest posts from our top bloggers. And that's just one of the ways we've synced up HuffPost and Yahoo!. READ MORE The Tea Party 600: Canaries in the Political Coal Mine? Think of the Tea Party movement as a boil alerting us to the infection lurking under the skin of the body politic. READ MORE WATCH: Arianna Discusses Glenn Beck and Political Paranoia on Reliable Sources WATCH: Arianna Discusses the Tea Party and Sarah Palin on Countdown

Why Medical Malpractice Reform Is Off Limits

wsj.com | PHILIP K. HOWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Eliminating defensive medicine could save upwards of $200 billion in health-care costs annually, according to estimates by the American Medical Associ...