Lindsay Beyerstein

Lindsay Beyerstein covers legal affairs, health care and politics for the Editorial Board. An award-winning documentary filmmaker, she’s a judge for the Sidney Hillman Foundation. Find her @beyerstein.

Anthony Fauci rebuked Rand Paul, and it still stings

August 25, 2023 /

Two years later, the Kentucky senator wants him prosecuted.

Fear not, the right to lie is safe

August 11, 2023 /

It’s about what Trump did, not what he said, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

Using abortion, red states try to expand power over blue states

July 28, 2023 /

What’s stopping them is a Democrat in the White House.

For the House Republicans, the scientific method itself is now evidence of conspiracy

July 19, 2023 /

They seized on a snippet of a researcher’s email in which he and colleagues tried to disprove the lab leak theory. Yes, that’s science.

Robert F Kennedy, antivaxer extraordinaire, can’t help himself

June 30, 2023 /

Reputational rehab wasn’t going to be easy, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

We need gun control, not perverse legal precedents

June 8, 2023 /

Criminalizing ordinary people in impossible situations is grotesque. 

He received mercy from a system he sought to destroy

May 26, 2023 /

Stewart Rhodes’ lawyers seemed shocked by his sentence.

The Feinstein Dementia Mitigation Team

May 19, 2023 /

Neither the senator nor the people of California are well-served by this grotesque spectacle, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

AI isn’t what it’s said to be

May 16, 2023 /

ChatGPT and others are fancy autocomplete.

Lawyer for Enrique Tarrio, ex-Proud Boys leader, has a point

May 9, 2023 /

Trump was the unindicted co-conspirator in the court room.