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.
Doesn't It Ring a (Prison) Bell?
The road to Abu Ghraib runs through Texas.
05.17.2004 | POLITICS
Breaking the Sound Barrier
An interview with Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman.
05.03.2004 | MEDIA
The Cold War is over. The nuclear threat is not.
03.01.2004 | POLITICS
Cheney on the Moon
The celestial endgame of Halliburton logic.
02.04.2004 | POLITICS
Number One With a Bullet
Two takes on America unbound.
02.03.2004 | BOOKS
Axis of Evil, The Baby Pictures
Iraq and North Korea in the 20th century.
02.02.2004 | BOOKS
The Clash of Fundamentalisms
A second edition worth celebrating.
05.02.2003 | BOOKS
Six Prague activists envision a world without cars.
02.04.2003 | ENVIRONMENT
Havel's Polluted Sunset
Smoking hash at the Prague castle, and other presidential memories.
01.26.2003 | POLITICS
The Hydrogen Future
Why the shift to a new energy paradigm can't wait.
01.23.2003 | BOOKS
From Checkpoint Charlie to Tora Bora
A look at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization--past, present and uncertain future.
11.12.2002 | POLITICS
Ol' Grandpa Red
If it's possible to suck the marrow out of a century, Eric Hobsbawm's breath smells like bone juice.
11.05.2002 | BOOKS
Stupid Ass NATO Summit
The last thing Prague needs is on the way.
10.30.2002 | POLITICS
Swedish historian Sven Lindqvist on whistling while you wait.
10.27.2002 | BOOKS
Semtex: The Magic Marble of Pardubice
A brief history of the world's most famous plastic explosive.
08.27.2002 | POLITICS
Wars, Wackos and Warming
It's the end of the world as we know it--and Dick Cheney feels fine.
08.25.2002 | ENVIRONMENT
Bozos in Budapest
Arthur Phillips' expat novel Prague has gotten rave reviews, but the book is awful. Really awful.
08.08.2002 | BOOKS
Thoughts and facts on Europe's far-right.
05.21.2002 | POLITICS
Hugo Chavez for President
Was last month's failed coup in Venezuela Bush's mini-Bay of Pigs?
05.01.2002 | POLITICS
Weapons of Mass Destruction
A collection of essays looks at sanctions on Iraq and separates fact from fiction.
01.16.2002 | BOOKS