Vote all you want, the secret government doesn’t change.
Vote all you want, the secret government doesn’t change.

The voter who put Barack Obama in office expected some big changes. From the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping to Guantanamo Bay to the Patriot…

Yes, Mass Shootings Are Occurring More Often
Yes, Mass Shootings Are Occurring More Often

( Click to enlarge ) Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared in the Los Angeles Times . It’s not a matter of if, but…

As Planet Warms, Scientists Predict Changes For Autumn Leaf Season
As Planet Warms, Scientists Predict Changes For Autumn Leaf Season

In this October 1998 file photo, a farmer chops corn in front of a hillside of color in Richmond, Vt. CREDIT: AP Photo/Toby Talbot The phenomenon…

Turmoil in Hong Kong, Terrorism in Xinjiang: America’s Covert War on China
Turmoil in Hong Kong, Terrorism in Xinjiang: America’s Covert War on China

China is facing increasing pressure along two fronts. In its western province of Xinjiang, terrorists have been stepping up destabilization and…

How LBJ and Reagan Wrecked Our Idealism
How LBJ and Reagan Wrecked Our Idealism

In the mid-’60s polar opposites Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan promised America more than they could possibly deliver. The result was…

Intimate Images of US Marshals From an Embedded Photographer
Intimate Images of US Marshals From an Embedded Photographer

The FBI may get all the love (and movies), but the US Marshals Service is America’s oldest federal law enforcement agency. Brian Finke…

“I cannot continue to live and work like this”: How Wal-Mart drove me to shut down Park Avenue
“I cannot continue to live and work like this”: How Wal-Mart drove me to shut down Park Avenue

and last week risked arrest because I cannot continue to live and work like this at America’s largest employer. In fact, I actually was…

The Racial Double Standard On Gun Violence
The Racial Double Standard On Gun Violence

One week ago, in an op-ed for the far right wing website World Net Daily, National Rifle Association (NRA) Board Member Ted Nugent commented on…