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: Jun 17, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Your friends are dead. Psych! By the way, don't drink and drive...

Posted on: Jun 17, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Whistleblower was replaced by contractor!

Posted on: Jun 17, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Blessing turns to curse when church "catchers" fumble.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Chaos in post-surge Iraq undercuts rationale for occupation.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Lawyers promise client will continue to sing like a canary.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Lefty book club step forward in progressive infrastructure-building.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2008, Source: Majikthise

One high school dropout takes Uncle Sam for $105 million.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2008, Source: Majikthise

A US gag order is preventing the BBC from revealing $23 billion in mismanaged Iraq funds.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2008, Source: AlterNet

In his new book, The Family, author Jeff Sharlet reveals sordid details about this power-hungry, inside-the-Beltway fundamentalist group.

Posted on: May 21, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Not two weeks after pledging a clean campaign, one McCain advisor labels gendered attacks on Clinton as fair game.

Posted on: May 20, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Indian guest workers rebuilding New Orleans are striking to protest abusive work conditions.

Posted on: May 19, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Reverse Robin Hood GOP wants the poor to pay for the mistakes of the rich.

Posted on: May 13, 2008, Source: Majikthise

In a dispute between the President and Congress, the Department of Justice wants the courts to stay out of it.

Posted on: May 12, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Washington University honored conservative operative Phylis Schlafly with a degree at their 2008 commencement.

Posted on: May 7, 2008, Source: Majikthise

The New York Times columnist is completely out of touch with the reality of ordinary Americans.

Posted on: May 6, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Congress begins to investigate "wilderness programs" and other "treatment" centers that dispense physical and psychological abuse.

Posted on: May 2, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Citizen journalist is kicked out of McCain rally for asking about John McCain's "c**t" incident.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2008, Source: Majikthise

The Oklahoma legislature wants to force invasive ultrasounds on women seeking abortions.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2008, Source: Majikthise

They want to take it to the feds.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2008, Source: Majikthise

If you blog on your own time, what business is it to your job?

Posted on: Apr 18, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Conservatives like Drudge are going crazy over a story about abortion art, but one blogger is skeptical.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2008, Source: Majikthise

The Baltimore Sun replaces crime reporters with a blogger.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2008, Source: Majikthise

The war on drugs is great fun and all, but is pissing off a million of this guy's followers really such a bright tactic?

Posted on: Apr 6, 2008, Source: Majikthise

A growing subculture sees small-time gold panning as a source of income

Posted on: Mar 25, 2008, Source: AlterNet

As people stop asking "Why did he do it?", now is a good time to ask: Why was the Department of Justice really investigating Eliot Spitzer?

Posted on: Mar 18, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Spitzer needed to go, but it wasn't the federal government's place to force him out.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Spitzer has absolutely no excuse. In the current political climate, selective prosecution is a fact of life.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2008, Source: Majikthise

"It devalues and patronizes the editorial board writers who wrote the original endorsements: an African-American, a Latino and two white women."

Posted on: Jan 24, 2008, Source: Majikthise

CUPE organizer/Labour Start correspondent Derek Blackadder's foray into labor-related social networking was rudely interrupted.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Paul Slough was a member of a Blackwater convoy that killed 17 Iraqi civilians in Nissour Square on September 16, 2007.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2008, Source: Majikthise

The Constitution never uses the word "God" or makes mention of any religion, Mike Huckabee thinks it's time to put an end to that.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2008, Source: Majikthise

Mike Huckabee's dodge about mutual submission doesn't fit the Southern Baptist Convention code that he endorsed.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2007, Source: Majikthise

Lindsay Beyerstein: The filmmakers have hired the retired CIA agent who helped waterboard Abu Zubaydah.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2007, Source: Majikthise

Lindsay Beyerstein: The judge was willing to play along, even though the pickpocket had no history of violence.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2007, Source: Majikthise

Lindsay Beyerstein: The National Labor Committee held a press conference in front of St. Patrick's Cathedral to call attention to the conditions.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2007, Source: Majikthise

Lindsay Beyerstein: This is the worst argument I've heard in a long time.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2007, Source: Majikthise

Lindsay Beyerstein: These covert attempts to feed canned questions to audiences differs only in degree from last month's infamous staged FEMA press conference.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2007, Source: Majikthise

Lindsay Beyerstein: Assistant Secretary Julie Myers infamously awarded the costume a "most original" prize.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2007, Source: Majikthise

Lindsay Beyerstein: The Alliance of Television & Motion Picture Producers' position is illogical, greedy and unfair.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2007, Source: Majikthise

Lindsay Beyerstein: Maybe Giuliani should have asked a few more questions of his buddy Bernard Kerik.