Stories by Tana Ganeva

Tana Ganeva is a reporter covering criminal justice, drug policy and homelessness. Follow her on Twitter @TanaGaneva. subscribe to Tana Ganeva's feed

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When it comes to a spate of new technologies, our privacy protections are wildly outdated.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

Posted on: Feb 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

How Gov. Walker, Republican lawmakers, Tea Party groups, Fox News and conservative pundits have gone after Wisconsin's public workers and their supporters.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The latest missive in the war against porn, courtesy of the Atlantic, presents male sexual desire as brutish and violent. Really?

Posted on: Jan 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

December and January issues of the New Yorker had almost no content by women. Why do publications so often fail to include female voices?

Posted on: Jan 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Tea Party Express sent an email to supporters this morning asking for money to fight against alleged liberal attacks in the wake of the shooting.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The weapon that let Jared Loughner fire 31 shots is flying off the shelves of Arizona gun stores.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Shredding the corporate media's malicious attacks on WikiLeaks.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Propelled by wealthy donors and business interests, a new sit-lie ordinance in San Francisco gives police the power to fine and arrest people for resting on the sidewalk.