Stories by Lindsay Beyerstein

Lindsay Beyerstein is an investigative journalist in Brooklyn, NY. Her reporting has appeared in Newsweek, Salon, Slate, In These Times and other publications. subscribe to Lindsay Beyerstein's feed

Posted on: Nov 20, 2009, Source: Majikthise

We are very close to tasering infants for crying.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2009, Source: Majikthise

An adviser to "interim president" Roberto Micheletti says just agreeing was enough to gain international recognition of the upcoming elections.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2009, Source: Majikthise

The "crunchy conservative" admits he has no good reason for his position.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2009, Source: The Media Consortium

A Congressional Budget Office report suggesting that a robust public option would actually cut the deficit seems to have lit a fire under Speaker Pelosi.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2009, Source: Majikthise

'Spreading democracy' continues to be easier said than done.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2009, Source: The Media Consortium

The showdown in the Senate Finance Committee over a public health insurance plan is taking place today. Analysis here, with livestream of the debate.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2009, Source: Majikthise

Get to it, folks -- innovation requires it.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2009, Source: Majikthise

The BusBank, a "Tea Party Express" sponsor, will pay millions for its inexcusable disregard for safety.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2009, Source: The Media Consortium

The White House is signaling a willingness to drop the public plan from health-care reform. Progressives turn up the heat.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2009, Source: Majikthise

Another day ...

Posted on: Jul 31, 2009, Source: Majikthise

Something to celebrate?

Posted on: Jul 25, 2009, Source: Majikthise

What happens when you're already in the Foreign Legion when you screw up?

Posted on: Jul 24, 2009, Source: Majikthise

Truly a bizarre, misogynistic attack.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2009, Source: Majikthise

Does the Big Lie still work? We're seeing it in action.

Posted on: May 27, 2009, Source: Media Consortium

Yesterday, Sonia Sotomayor became the first Latina and the third woman ever nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court. But where does she stand on abortion?

Posted on: May 13, 2009, Source: Media Consortium

This week, the White House teamed up with health care industry giants for a two-day PR blitz on health reform.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2009, Source: Media Consortium

Of all the hurdles facing healthcare reform in 2009, the U.S. Senate is arguably the most formidable.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2009, Source: Majikthise

It's creepy to see so many Americans are exulting over the fact that the United States military managed to shoot three teenagers.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2009, Source: Media Consortium

The full implications of the reversal are more complicated than you might suppose.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2009, Source: Media Consortium

Two major nominations on Monday: Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius for Secretary of Health and Human Services and Nancy-Ann DeParle for health czar.

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