Alexander Zaitchik is a journalist living in New Orleans.
Dispatch From Mississippi: Biden, Sanders, and the Battle to Win Black Voters in the South
While the poorest, blackest, and most incarcerated states would seem to be fertile ground for Bernie Sanders, they’ve proven instead to be the most arid.
Bloomberg Spent Millions to Buy Alabama Voters. But in Selma, He Wouldn’t Talk to Them.
If the black voters who gathered in Selma on Sunday are representative, Mike Bloomberg may be disappointed on Super Tuesday.
Climate CrimesUnder Left- and Right-Wing Leaders, the Amazon Has Burned. Can Latin America Reject Oil, Ranching, and Mining?
The social gains of the pink tide were real, and striking. But they were ephemeral, and the cost to the environment was high.
Climate CrimesOn the Front Lines of Bolsonaro’s War on the Amazon, Brazil’s Forest Communities Fight Against Climate Catastrophe
Without action, the loss of another fifth of Brazil’s rainforest will trigger a cascading system collapse called “dieback” and release a carbon bomb.