HARVARD MAGAZINE - Racial unrest, crumbling infrastructure, and a failing public education system are just a few of the many serious problems the United States government can’t seem to fix. Political gridlock, the cause, is so deep-set that some business leaders worry it will threaten the country’s economic growth.
BOSTON HERALD - Now more than ever, it feels like good public policy is an afterthought to political performance. A quick scan of the headlines shows partisan point-scoring has crowded out independent decision-making. My time in government gave me a front-row seat to this shift in how governing is done, and I know we can do better. We have to do better.
PURPLE PRINCIPLE PODCAST - Our national legislative agenda hinges on any one Senator’s vote or abstention or last minute demand… A few months into term and the majority of U.S. House Members already anticipate their next primary battle… Meanwhile, bridges crumble, the border crisis deepens, and gun carnage continues unabated…
Pennsylvania, Florida, Arizona. Three states in which the race to wrest or retain control of the White House is, once again, feverishly playing out.
FOMOSAPIENS PODCAST - Competition and accountability drive business innovation. So why doesn’t America’s political system work that way?
MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINAL - Imagine you are a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. You are deliberating over a bill that addresses a critical national challenge that should be handled on a bipartisan basis.
Along with my co-author, Harvard Business School professor Michael E. Porter, I’m donating all the proceeds from “The Politics Industry” to The Institute for Political Innovation, the not-for-profit organization I have founded to catalyze model, modern and nonpartisan political change in America.
THE FULCRUM - On Monday, ranked-choice voting was crowned champion of the inaugural Democracy Madness tournament, held here at The Fulcrum.
SALON - Our political system runs on a set of hidden rules. They don't work for anyone — except the system itself
THE ATLANTIC -Election changes such as ranked-choice voting and nonpartisan primaries are popping up across the country—and are already upending national politics.
FREAKONOMICS PODCAST - We all know our political system is “broken” — but what if that’s not true? Some say the Republicans and Democrats constitute a wildly successful industry that has colluded to kill off competition, stifle reform, and drive the country apart. So what are you going to do about it?