Alexander Zaitchik

Alexander Zaitchik

Alexander Zaitchik is freelance journalist living in New Orleans whose work has appeared at Rolling Stone, Grist, Salon, and elsewhere.

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Tuesday, October 04, 2016
No, Hillary, Young Voters Aren't Naive. The System Doesn't Work for Them
It is among the most venerable election rituals of the smartphone era: down the home stretch, a recording surfaces containing embarrassing audio of a candidate elite-’splaining politics to a room of rich, self-satisfied donors. In 2008, Barack Obama was caught talking in San Francisco about Rust...
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Murder in the Rainforest: Local Activists and the Global Politics of Climate Change
On the morning of December 5th, a dark piece of news began circulating at the U.N. climate talks in Lima: The body of José Isidro Tendetza Antún, a leading Ecuadorian indigenous-rights and anti-mining campaigner, had been found in a riverside grave near his village, his remains bound in rope,...
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