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Sanders sweeps HI, AK, WA; PLUS: How you can land in a criminal database without even being arrested

Bernie Bernie SandersSanders sweeps caucuses in Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii, and sets his sights on Wisconsin, where recent polls show him closing a narrow gap with Hillary Clinton. Plus: hanging out in the wrong neighborhood, with the wrong person, wearing the wrong color could land you in California’s Gang Database – and you’d never know until the day you got charged. We talk to Ali Winston about his new investigation into Cal-Gang.

Intro:

  • John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for The Nation, author of People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy
  • Ali Winston covers surveillance, privacy, and criminal justice for the Center for Investigative Reporting’s Reveal — he’s just out with a new report on the Cal-Gang database.

 

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