Alexander Lekhtman

    Alexander is Filter’s staff writer. He writes about the movement to end the War on Drugs. He grew up in New Jersey and swears it’s actually alright. He’s also a musician hoping to change the world through the power of ledger lines and legislation. Alexander was previously Filter‘s editorial fellow.

    Will the Only Syringe Program in West Virginia’s Capital Survive?

    On November 4, the only syringe service program (SSP) in West Virginia’s capital city ...

    Will Minneapolis Voters Replace Police With a Public Health Department?

    On November 2, Minneapolis voters will decide whether to reshape the city’s police department ...

    Campaign Launches to Decriminalize Drugs in Washington, DC

    A coalition of activists, including civil rights and faith groups, gathered at the Washington, ...