Eugene Robinson

01/30/2015 - 12:17am

    There they go again. Given control of Congress and the chance to frame an economic agenda for the middle class, the first thing Republicans do is tie themselves in knots over ... abortion and rape.

    I'm not kidding. In a week when President...

12/04/2014 - 2:56pm

    It's a surprise to see President Obama actually fire someone. But I have to worry that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's forced departure may signal further expansion of U.S. military involvement in Iraq and Syria.

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11/27/2014 - 7:11pm

    A few weeks ago, I spent a delightful afternoon and evening with Bill Cosby. I was the emcee of a gala for historically black Claflin University, which is in my hometown; Cosby was the headliner. Both of us were donating our time to a worthy cause....

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.

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11/20/2014 - 2:05pm

    Oh, please. All the melodramatic Republican outrage isn't fooling anybody. The only reason President Obama has to act on immigration reform is that House Speaker John Boehner won't.

    I...

11/13/2014 - 4:03pm

    The crisis in our political system is less about party than about horizon. To understand why, consider the issue of climate change.

    There is clear evidence -- presented yet again in a new...

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