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.

‘A hit man sent them.’ Police testify for the first day of House hearings on the January 6 insurrection

July 27, 2021 /

You couldn’t ask for a clearer mandate.

The Texas AG takes his revenge

July 22, 2021 /

The ongoing search for unicorns.

There are no clear-cut answers to the problem of a president’s son making a living from his dad’s name

July 14, 2021 /

All Joe Biden can do is distance himself ethically, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

The World Anti-Doping Agency veered from its lane into the racist history of cannabis prohibition

July 7, 2021 /

What the hell was the watchdog thinking? asks Lindsay Beyerstein.

Why is it so hard to believe bats started covid?

July 1, 2021 /

Lindsay Beyerstein on Zeynep Tufekci’s contrarian nonsense.

Alabama district attorney aims to prosecute a woman for taking prescribed drug while pregnant

June 24, 2021 /

Another side of the war on women, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

If there’s a disease outbreak, there’s a conspiracy theory to explain it. Trump’s playing an old game

June 10, 2021 /

The basic logic never changes, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

At least four justices want to overturn Roe

May 19, 2021 /

It’s that simple, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

Justice Breyer, will you please retire now please?

May 11, 2021 /

Anti-democratic extremism is accelerating, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

The memory-holing of Trump’s putsch

May 5, 2021 /

Neither Pearl Harbor nor 9/11 were as bad.