Republic 3.0

Government that works.

A Practical Path Toward a Carbon Tax

Rep. John Delaney’s carbon tax plan would fund rebates for low-income families, help displaced coal workers and lower corporate tax rates. But its best virtue might be bipartisan appeal.



Welcome to Republic 3.0, the Washington Monthly’s new policy innovation column. Here you’ll find innovative, practical and progressive ideas to reimagine government, politics and society for the better. Our goal is to cull through the noise to find the best solutions for the problems of today, whatever their source: think tanks, philanthropy, industry, and academia…. Read more »

Open Data, Better Cities

What Works Cities, a new $42 million initiative, will help cities use data to improve performance and policy.