Stories by Tana Ganeva

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Posted on: Mar 27, 2017, Source: Raw Story

The FBI uses facial recognition without complying with privacy laws.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2017, Source: Raw Story

His progressive message struck a chord with West Virginians grappling with addiction and poverty.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2017, Source: Raw Story

She called the remaining Obama-era staff "sleeper cells."

Posted on: Dec 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Meanwhile many other nonviolent prisoners, like 64-year-old Nancy Ferneau, were denied clemency this year.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2016, Source: Raw Story

Why institute a policy that might make flying more stressful?

Posted on: Dec 22, 2016, Source: Raw Story

It's a star-studded list... of who turned Trump down.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Like the opioid crisis, reckless over-policing has taken its toll on the working class.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2016, Source: The Influence

It's very unlikely that Trump is going to continue Obama's policy of commuting sentences to redress draconian drug war punishments.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

There's little hope that a President Trump will continue Obama's clemency initiative for people serving long sentences for drugs.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The billionaire mogul has turned his attention to keeping pot illegal, even as 60 percent of Americans support legalization.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Getting your sentence commuted doesn't mean you're home free.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Dicky Joe Jackson was released from prison after 21 years. But reintegration has not been easy.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2016, Source: The Influence

That's not really a good idea, and here's why.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2016, Source: The Influence

Life is getting increasingly complicated for officials in states intent on carrying out the death penalty.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2016, Source: The Influence

The media is getting better on covering drug issues, but old habits die hard.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2016, Source: The Influence

They falsely pitched the sting as a way to bust sex traffickers and help their victims.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2016, Source: The Influence

In an atmosphere of social panic, justice gives way to vengeance.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2016, Source: The Influence

Because there's nothing like a nice cabernet after a hard day of packing heat.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2016, Source: The Influence

Civil liberties advocates are highly skeptical of the idea that otherwise healthy people just drop dead in police custody for reasons that have nothing to do with the police.