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.

    Judge Keeps NJ Immigrant Detention Center Open, as Fight Continues

    New Jersey’s last immigrant detention center, in the city of Elizabeth, will remain open ...

    Chicago Activists Demand SCS at Overdose Awareness Rally

    On August 28, Chicago activists rallied at Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago, demanding that ...

    Oregon Psilocybin Centers Are Open. Here’s What We Know About Them.

    Almost three years after Oregon voters approved psilocybin legalization for healing purposes, centers offering ...

    US Overdose Database Unveiled, With a Rare View From the County Level

    A first-of-its-kind tracker from the San Francisco Chronicle organizes United States drug overdose death ...

    DE Lifts “One-to-One” Cap on Syringe Exchange, a Reform Long Overdue

    Delaware syringe service programs (SSP) are no longer limited to “one-to-one” exchange, a widely ...

    Why Indigenous Protesters Stopped a Global Psychedelic Conference

    Early this summer, the Psychedelic Science conference brought 12,000 people to Denver, Colorado, to ...