Lindsay Beyerstein

What does the coronavirus mean for New York City's supply chain?
Some experts say sick drivers could cause shortages, but others say the system could adapt.
Policy
policy
What are the best ways to care for children during the coronavirus crisis?
How to keep kids safe, cared for, nourished and at home.
Opinion
opinion
Bail reform critics claim that letting defendants out before their trial has unleashed a crime wave from repeat offenders.
An honest look at the actual numbers.
Opinion
opinion
Legislation has been proposed in the New York State Senate to completely decriminalize sex work.
To prevent exploitation, cut out the middlemen.
Opinion
opinion
The non-violence sculpture at the U.N. headquarters in New York City.
New York’s famously tough gun laws play a role in curbing both homicides and suicides, but there are other factors at play.
Opinion
opinion
Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein.
New Yorkers have the opportunity to call out high-profile dirtbags in person.
Opinion
opinion
Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson speaks at the Capital City Pride Festival Meet the Candidates forum in Des Moines, Iowa on June 8.
Hometown boosters should be warned that it isn’t anything to be particularly proud of.
Opinion
opinion
Women are perfectly capable of understanding and consenting to pregnancy in all its forms, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.
Women should have the freedom to be surrogates, with protection from exploitation.
Opinion
opinion
Legalization advocates should make the affirmative case for legal access to marijuana and how that will enhance the lives of New Yorkers.
The affirmative case for the freedom to experiment with a relatively benign drug.
Opinion
opinion
Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa discussing the highlights of the fiscal year 2019 budget, alongside Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Blame society, not the journalists who report on it, for the unequal distribution of power.
Opinion
opinion
Lindsay Beyerstein
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