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 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, ...

    Michigan Capital’s Only Syringe Program Is Running Out of Supplies

    The only syringe service program (SSP) in Ingham County, Michigan, based in the state ...

    Why Is California Failing Thousands of People With Cannabis Records?

    Nearly five years after California voters legalized marijuana, potentially hundreds of thousands of residents ...