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.

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    On November 1 Boston city workers began evicting unhoused residents from an encampment in ...

    California Psychedelic Activists Turn Attention to 2024 Ballot

    Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent veto of a psychedelic decriminalization bill, Californian activists are ...

    Philly Mayor Candidate Wants National Guard to “Shut Down” Drug Markets

    The Democratic candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Cherelle Parker, is promising to bring the ...

    New Jersey Expands Harm Reduction Services as Attitudes Shift

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