Eugene Robinson

01/23/2015 - 3:33am

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s economic message was fiery and radical. To our society's great shame, it has also proved timeless.

    As we celebrate King's great achievement and sacrifice, it is wrong to round off the sharp edges of...

01/01/2015 - 10:26pm

    It is absurd to have to say this, but New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, activist Al Sharpton and President Obama are in no way responsible for the coldblooded assassination of two police officers in Brooklyn on Saturday. Nor do the tens of thousands of...

12/24/2014 - 4:24pm

    It seems there is something to offend everyone in the upcoming Hollywood comedy "The Interview." At this point, I'm guessing, most wounded of all may be the Sony Pictures executives who greenlighted the film.

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12/24/2014 - 2:57pm

    President Obama's historic opening to Cuba is long overdue -- and has a chance of hastening the Castro dictatorship's demise. Critics of the accord should explain why they believe a policy that has failed miserably for half a century could ever work...

12/18/2014 - 4:25am

    The "debate" over torture is almost as grotesque as torture itself. There can be no legitimate debate about the intentional infliction of pain upon captive and defenseless human beings. The torturers and their enablers may deny it, but they know...

12/18/2014 - 3:28am

    President Obama's observation that racism is "deeply rooted" in U.S. society is an understatement. Racism is as American as the Fourth of July, and ignoring this fact doesn't make it go away.

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