Eugene Robinson

11/20/2014 - 2:32pm

    The minute we glimpse a flicker of hope in the fight against climate change, Republicans in Congress announce their intention to snuff it out. Fortunately for the planet, it seems they can't.

    This week's stunning announcement of a long-...

09/18/2014 - 3:59pm

    President Obama's strategy against the Islamic State may be hard to pin down -- maddeningly so, some complain -- but it is likely to work far better than anything his bellicose critics advocate.


09/11/2014 - 2:50pm

    Destroying, degrading or containing the Islamic State -- whichever goal President Obama chooses -- will be the easy part. Finding ways for fundamentalist Islam to express itself peacefully is a bigger, tougher and more important project.

09/04/2014 - 1:35pm

    Meanwhile, back at the ranch -- as foreign events hog the spotlight -- why haven't Republicans sealed the deal on the coming election?

    When summer began, the conventional wisdom was that the...

09/04/2014 - 1:20pm

    I'd like to know whether the United States is at war with the Islamic State. I'd like to know why -- or why not. I'd like to know whether the goal of U.S. policy is to contain the jihadist militia or destroy it.

09/04/2014 - 1:06pm

    To be young, male and black in America means not being allowed to make mistakes. Forgetting this, as we've seen so many times, can be fatal.

    The case of Michael Brown, who was laid to rest...

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