Stories by Kristen Gwynne

Kristen Gwynne is an associate editor and drug policy reporter at AlterNet.  Follow her on Twitter: @KristenGwynne subscribe to Kristen Gwynne's feed

Posted on: Jul 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

When Winehouse died this Saturday at age 27, she joined the ranks of Joplin, Hendrix and Cobain in the mysterious "Twenty-Seven club."

Posted on: Jul 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A new drug sold legally in head shops as "bath salts" is getting a lot of media attention that may be doing more harm than good.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jul 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jul 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jul 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jul 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Activists' demands include firing Fox News panelist Eric Boiling and a congressional investigation into Murdoch.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jul 5, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The case against Anthony seemed solid until the defense painted her as a victim.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Corruption down the line, from Big Pharma to doctors and the war on drugs, builds a growing epidemic and an addiction-fueled empire.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

There is a new drug in Russia, and addicts are using it until their skin falls off.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

National Nurses United has a message for Wall Street: bankers need to pay up for the ailments they've caused.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

An intimate portrait of 13 Thames, a collective house in Bushwick, Brooklyn, that provides refuges for homeless street punks and idealists of all sorts.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jun 3, 2011, Source: AlterNet

"One more reason why there is so much cynicism in the public about what goes on in Washington."

Posted on: Jun 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: May 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: May 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Organized by the Brave New Foundation, the Guerrilla Drive-In event culminated in a "guerilla rebranding" of the Koch Theatre at Lincoln Center.

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