Kristina Rizga is the executive editor and publisher of WireTap a political youth-oriented magazine, and a writer and an editorial board member of The Nation magazine. In the past four years, she has been reporting primarily on political engagement among youth.
Prior to that she covered arts and culture. Born and raised in Latvia, Rizga has visited the country every year since she immigrated to the U.S. in 1994. She holds a B.A. in History from U.C. Berkeley. You can contact Rizga by
email: kristina AT rizga DOT com.