Antonia Malchik
Writer, Self-employed

Antonia Malchik writes essays and articles on science, travel and other topics for a variety of publications. Her first book is A Walking Life (2019). She lives in northwest Montana.

Written by Antonia Malchik

Police in Hong Kong confront demonstrators defying a ban on rallying and set against a backdrop of mounting threats from China, 31 August 2019. Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty

Essay/
Human rights and justice
Riot acts

History shows that tumult is a companion to democracy and when ordinary politics fails, the people must take to the streets

Antonia Malchik

USA. Montana. 1980. Photo by David Alan Harvey/Magnum
Essay/
The environment
Who owns the earth?

Private land ownership is a beautiful dream gone badly wrong. It’s time to reinstate the forgotten ideal of the commons

Antonia Malchik

Photo by Ernst Haas/Getty

Essay/
Cities
The end of walking

In Orwellian fashion, Americans have been stripped of the right to walk, challenging their humanity, freedom and health

Antonia Malchik

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