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Mattea Kramer

Business & Economy

A tax day plan for righting the Republic

Just doing what is popular would make us healthier, wealthier, wiser and less indebted, writes Kramer.

Politics

'Homeland security': The trillion-dollar concept that no one can define

Unlike the Pentagon, the DHS draws no attention even though the US has spent $791bn on "homeland security" since 9/11.

US & Canada

Tough Talk for America: A Guide to the Presidential Debates

There are five big things people are not going to hear about in the upcoming presidential debates, explains Kramer.

Politics

Four spending myths that could wreck our world

US lawmakers need to set aside budget initiatives based on fear and fantasy, and fund more domestic programmes.