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.
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The current bid to yank mifepristone off the market is legal hackery whose sponsors deserve points only for shrewd venue-shopping.
The far right refined a common playbook for projecting the power of red states beyond their borders, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.
It’s all about the uncertainty, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.
Ron DeSantis believes that antivax is the fast lane to the White House, and Dr. Ladapo is his eager co-pilot.
The chip on Robert Redfield’s shoulder is evidence of nothing, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.
A “lab accident” is not a conspiracy. However, in 2023, all versions of the lab leak theory presuppose a conspiracy, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.
Florida’s surgeon general is running the anti-vaccination playbook.
False equivalence is tempting, writes Lindsay Beyerstein. But don’t.
McGonigal was promoted just before the FBI’s October 2016 announcement that it saw no ties between Trump and Russia.