Alexander Zaitchik

Alexander Zaitchik is a freelance journalist who has written for The Nation, The New Republic, Rolling Stone, Salon, Mother Jones, Foreign Policy, and other publications.

Shoes left at the Hurricane Maria memorial near Puerto Rico's Capitol in San Juan

Thousands of Shoes Honor Hurricane Maria’s Victims in San Juan

In San Juan, an improvised memorial has become the focal point for grief and anger after the publication of a new, much higher estimated death count.