Public services need competition

From Mr Daniel J. Aronoff. Sir, Jeffrey Sachs argues that more, not less government spending is the cure for US economic ills, and higher taxes are the way to pay for it

A sure sign of how far America still has to travel

From Mr Alan Watson. Sir, Jeffrey Sachs writes that ‘America requires a combination of higher personal, corporate, estate, net-worth and financial-transactions taxes, with better tax enforcement, to collect about 4% of gross domestic product more in federal revenues’

US is now up against other societies

From Mr William E. Hoover. Sir, I am not usually in the same corner as Jeffrey Sachs, but I must concur with his article ‘Death by strangling’