Stories by Tana Ganeva

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Posted on: Mar 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Pastor says that they'd found people under bridges, on park benches, and that's likely where they'll return.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Even though drug testing welfare recipients has proven costly and ineffective, GOP legislators continue being fired up about it.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A security company collects data from license plate readers and shares it with police and federal law enforcement, no warrant needed.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Child poverty rates have soared across the U.S. since the recession, but some states have more than their share of underprivileged kids.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A Florida law requiring drug-testing of the poor was panned by the courts. That hasn't stopped other GOP lawmakers.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Families are being kicked out of hotels during a shocking rise in family homelessness.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A shelter system in Florida is imperiled by a ban on homeless residents selling newspapers on busy streets.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Cities are cracking down on the homeless in endlessly nasty ways.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Mass incarceration: the answer to all our problems.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Budget cuts have strained domestic violence resources. What does that mean for women who need a safe place to go?

Posted on: Mar 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Mayor Michael Bloomberg leaves behind one of the biggest wealth gaps in the country.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A man in Houston ran afoul of a law making it illegal to dig through trash. Seriously.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Grocery giant TESCO has strapped electronic armbands to their warehouse workers to measure their productivity.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Center for Constitutional Rights and Muslim Advocates, who are suing the NYPD over the program, would like someone to ask Brennan about this as he is considered for top job at the CIA.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Laws all over the country are designed solely to target the homeless. There are better solutions.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2012, Source: AlterNet

They could be ripped from the plot of a sci-fi movie.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Homelessness in New York has skyrocketed, thanks in part to years of conservative policy predicated on right-wing ideology.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A Christian magazine warns that homosexuality is caused by sex with demons. And that's just the beginning.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Time for the bogus War on Christmas!

Posted on: Nov 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

We've assembled the media's best efforts to gin up even more controversy over the CIA sex scandals.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Floridians will have to look elsewhere to buy sex and drugs.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Ryan's political theater has jeopardized donations to the food bank.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The NYPD has expanded into a massive global anti-terror operation with surveillance and military capabilities unparalled in the history of local US law enforcement.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Bill Nye doubled down on criticisms of Creationism, which he says thwarts American innovation.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

License plate readers are getting set up at a brisk pace across the country.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Family homelessness essentially did not exist until the 1980s. And the financial crisis has made the problem massively worse.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

EFF's Jennifer Lynch discusses the expansion of biometric data collection, the growth of databases and the impact on increased surveillance.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

No population has their human and civil rights so casually and routinely trampled as do homeless Americans.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

America's cities may soon be swarming with surveillance drones equipped with high-tech snooping tools.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The private information users share on dating sites is not as secure as you may think.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

When it comes to a spate of new technologies, our privacy protections are wildly outdated.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Civil libertarians worry about the roll-out of Next Generation Identification, a massive expansion of the agency's current biometric database.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Occupiers rallied with homeowners facing foreclosure or eviction, interrupted housing auctions, protested at banks, and took over vacant properties to move homeless families in.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Some worry that camping on private property may invite more extreme police attacks.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet

New York's Department of Homeless Services has tried to launch a new policy restricting access to shelters.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Why is an overwhelmingly peaceful protest under such heavy surveillance?

Posted on: Sep 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

If you look closely there are promising signs that American attitudes are changing in a way that may blunt the impact of religion on politics and culture.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Biometric technology is being used to more closely track low-wage workers, already desperate in a bad economy.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Facial recognition technology has become more advanced, and it's increasingly popping up in two realms: law enforcement and commerce.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Many crisis pregnancy centers are converting into limited-service medical clinics. With Planned Parenthood under attack, will they be more of a draw for women?

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