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Good Government
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Cleaning Up Atlantis

How to put a kleptocracy on the road to transparency.

Good Government
Neither Red Nor Blue, But Something New

Even the New York Times has started to recognize that red states do something right, albeit very reluctantly. Change may be coming.

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Driver’s Licenses in the 21st Century

Iowa is developing a driver’s license app. Smart governance is within reach, and becoming more so all the time.

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Power Shift

Unlike the United States, this shift isn’t being driven by price.

Qatar-snipe

The normally discreet Gulf Cooperation Council is embroiled in an unusually public spat with Qatar.

WRM Elsewhere

“Brzezinski’s ability to package his depth of insight and breadth of vision into a form that worked in the Washington policy process, and was influential, is really an outstanding accomplishment.”

At Home

A reminder that under the strain of war and political polarization, the United States is slowly becoming an uglier and more dangerous place.

retirement crisis

Young Americans expect to lean more heavily on Social Security when they retire. But the system is underfunded.

Hail Shale

Give shale the credit it’s due this holiday weekend.

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