3rd US high school shooting victim dies

The third girl shot at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington died on Friday from severe injuries after being hospitalized for a week in critical condition.

A time of rampant government paranoia

How does it feel to live under a government that is getting even more paranoid with each passing day?

‘Weak’ US job market ‘bodes ill’ for Democrats in lead-up to midterm elections

The still weak US job market could hurt Democrats just weeks before voters cast their ballots in November’s midterm Congressional elections, as millions remain unemployed amid sluggish economic growth.

The American oligarchy

There is an unspoken rule in American politics, expressed ever more clearly in each election cycle, that the more important an issue is, the less it can be discussed—much less decided—by the election.