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.

    Congress Slashes Proposed Funding for Overdose and HIV Prevention

    On March 9, Congress released its proposed final appropriations package for fiscal year 2022. ...

    Pressure on Massachusetts to Ban Building of New Jails and Prisons

    Families of incarcerated people are pressuring Massachusetts state lawmakers to pass a bill to ...

    How Will Oregon Teach and Train Psilocybin Healers?

    In November 2020, Oregon voters approved a ballot initiative, Measure 109, to legalize psilocybin ...

    Refelonizing Fentanyl After Tragedy Will Worsen Colorado’s Overdose Crisis

    The political response to a tragedy in Colorado threatens incremental drug policy progress in ...