Alexander Zaitchik co-founded Freezerbox in 1998. He has reported from more than a dozen countries for publications such as the International Herald Tribune, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, Wired, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Believer, and many others. He lives in New York City.
I Am Jello
Senator Jay Rockefeller's shameful post-9/11 record.
04.11.2008 | POLITICS
There Will Be Krov
Blood, oil, and Borat in Azerbaijan.
04.02.2008 | TRAVEL
Naomi Klein Takes Down the Shock Therapy Quacks
Like "End of Hunger" author Jeffry Sachs, who flipped the switch on Poland and Russia.
12.27.2007 | BOOKS
Megatons and Memory Holes
Richard Rhodes, Richard Perle, and the Man Who Saved the World.
12.14.2007 | POLITICS
Edward Lucas' Cold War Hustle
An Economist correspondent's not-so-cautious case for a repeat of the costliest and most dangerous conflict in human history.
11.26.2007 | MEDIA
Inside the Zone
Fifty years after the world's first major nuclear accident, radiation is still leaking into Russia's Ural Mountains -- and beyond.
10.17.2007 | ENVIRONMENT
Can a Single Reporter Knock Off a Presidential Candidate?
If the Washington Post's John Solomon keeps hitting the Edwards campaign below the belt, the answer may be yes.
08.11.2007 | MEDIA
These unfortunate middle-class kids never wanted to work for Goldman Sachs -- society made them do it!
07.20.2007 | BOOKS
"Sometimes I Wish I Was Never Born"
A Freezerbox interview with missile defense.
06.12.2007 | POLITICS
The Bored Whore of Kyoto
European johns line up to tap Russia's carbon reduction potential.
06.01.2007 | ENVIRONMENT
U.S. plans for missile defense systems in Eastern Europe could be a dangerous tipping point in relations with Russia.
03.30.2007 | POLITICS
Who Would Jesus Deport?
Evangelicals seamlessly incorporate anti-immigrant rhetoric with their traditional odes to God and country.
02.01.2007 | RELIGION
How Congress can start turning back the minute-hand on the Doomsday clock.
01.25.2007 | POLITICS
White Nationalism Goes Primetime
Patrick Buchanan has completely flown the coop. But producers still can't get enough of him.
10.18.2006 | BOOKS
Blood and Vomit
John Hersey's Hiroshima turns 60.
08.08.2006 | MEDIA
Akha Teej -- the Superbowl Sunday of Child Marriage
With the sand people in Rajasthan, where tots tie knots.
05.28.2006 | SOCIETY
Follow the Leader
Remembering leader Rudy Giuliani's historic leadership of the Middlebury '05 commencement ceremony.
05.26.2006 | POLITICS
Letter from Nepal
A week waiting for the regicide that wasn't.
05.15.2006 | POLITICS
A conversation with Rick Strassman on the sad state of psychedelic research, Albert Hoffman at 100, and the possibly cosmic pineal gland.
03.27.2006 | SCIENCE
The Worst Book Fair Ever
Reading, traveling and despairing in Southern India.
03.15.2006 | BOOKS