Common Sense Government: Works Better and Costs Less (Paperback)

By Albert Gore, Jr., Bill Clinton, Etc (Foreword by), Philip K. Howard (Introduction by)
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The federal government is ailing and needs a cure. The cure lies in embracing a principle long known to the American people but little recognized by Washington - until now: common sense. In this pathbreaking report, Vice President Al Gore, presiding over the National Performance Review, at the request of President Clinton, charts a fundamental shift in how government conducts itself. This report understands that a government that recognizes who its real customers are, works with them to understand their needs, and puts them first, not last, is a government that deserves to govern.

About the Author


Former Vice President Al Gore is chairman of Current TV, an independently owned cable and satellite television nonfiction network for young people. He also serves as chairman of Generation Investment Management, a firm that focuses on a new approach to sustainable investing. The author of two previous bestsellers, "Earth in the Balance" and "An Inconvenient Truth,"



Philip K. Howard, the author of the New York Times bestseller The Death of Common Sense, is the chair of Common Good. He lives in New York City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679771326
ISBN-10: 0679771328
Publisher: Random House (NY)
Publication Date: October 17th, 1995
Pages: 315
Language: English