Lindsay E. Beyerstein

In These Times

Lindsay Beyerstein is an investigative journalist in Brooklyn, New York. She is a staff writer for In These Times and the lead writer at the Sidney Hillman Foundation. Her reporting has appeared in the New Republic, the Columbia Journalism Review, Newsweek, Slate, and other publications.


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Weekly Pulse: Mob Scene

Lindsay E. Beyerstein

Republicans and their allies are pressuring Democratic healthcare reformers at town hall meetings around the country -- but a network of corporate funders and lobbyists are behind the mobs.

Weekly Pulse: The Bill the House Built

Lindsay E. Beyerstein

The House this week unveiled its eagerly-awaited health care bill, which would create an insurance exchange where the self-employed and small employers could order off a "menu" featuring a public plan and various private options.

Weekly Pulse: The Presidential Guilt Trip

Lindsay E. Beyerstein

During a strategy call with key congressional leaders last week, President Obama reportedly complained that liberal advocacy groups are attacking Democrats instead of trying to pass whatever healthcare bill the Senate happens to cough up.

Weekly Pulse: Signs of Hope in the Senate

Lindsay E. Beyerstein

Prospects for passing a healthcare bill this year have brightened noticeably, thanks to a Senate seat pickup in Minnesota, support for the budget reconciliation strategy, and overtures towards bipartisanship from key Republicans.

Weekly Pulse: Drugs, Sex, and Single Payer

Lindsay E. Beyerstein

Now that Obama has chosen his top healthcare advisers, the administration is beginning to chart a course for healthcare reform. Not surprisingly, there is vigorous debate about what our a new healthcare system would look like, and how to pay for it.

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