Eugene Robinson

10/16/2014 - 3:59pm

    Ebola is a nightmare disease that travel restrictions cannot keep out.  The correct response should be urgent concern -- not panic -- and an all-out crusade to extinguish the West Africa outbreak of the deadly virus at its source.

    This is...

08/10/2014 - 7:37pm

    If there really were a "war on whites," as a Republican congressman from Alabama ludicrously claims, it wouldn't be going very well for the anti-white side.

    In 2012, the last year for which comprehensive Census Bureau data are available, white households...

08/10/2014 - 7:08pm

    The CIA now admits that it spied on a Senate investigation into the agency's shameful program of secret detention and torture. Do we need any more proof that the spooks are out of control?

    An internal "accountability board" will look into the incident,...

08/07/2014 - 3:25pm

    The Republican Party's paralysis on immigration is so complete -- and so utterly irresponsible -- that President Obama has no choice but to act on his own.

    Just say the word immigration and most GOP members of Congress either change the subject or scurry away....

08/07/2014 - 2:50pm

    Secretary of State John Kerry was right to push for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza. All outside parties should do everything they can to end a war in which both Israel and Hamas seem willing to fight to the death of the last Palestinian civilian.

    Kerry has been...

07/31/2014 - 8:47pm

    The civilian death toll in Gaza from Israel's latest incursion is appalling. The right to self-defense is inalienable, but it is not free from moral constraints.

    As of this writing, nearly 750 Palestinians have been killed since the Israeli assault began,...

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