Eugene Robinson

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


Live chat with Eugene Robinson about his latest columns and political news.

  • May 26, 2015

Bulk collection ofr phone data violates a key societal principle.

  • May 25, 2015

Ramadi again shows an Iraqi army that can’t or won’t fight.

  • May 21, 2015

Eugene Robinson discussed his latest columns and political news.

  • May 19, 2015

Allowing oil rigs to operate in the Arctic Ocean is bad for the planet.

  • May 18, 2015

Republican presidential contenders seem to be in a contest to make Hillary Clinton look better.

  • May 14, 2015

Live chat with Eugene Robinson about his latest columns and political news.

  • May 5, 2015

First steps? Stop killing black men and locking them up for nonviolent offenses.

  • May 4, 2015

Police had no legitimate reason to arrest him. But black men enjoy a presumption of guilt, not innocence.

  • May 1, 2015

The urban blight in Maryland’s largest city is toxic.

  • Apr 30, 2015
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Eugene Robinson writes a twice-a-week column on politics and culture, contributes to the PostPartisan blog, and hosts a weekly online chat with readers. In a three-decade career at The Post, Robinson has been city hall reporter, city editor, foreign correspondent in Buenos Aires and London, foreign editor, and assistant managing editor in charge of the paper’s Style section. He started writing a column for the Op-Ed page in 2005. In 2009, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for “his eloquent columns on the 2008 presidential campaign that focus on the election of the first African-American president, showcasing graceful writing and grasp of the larger historic picture.” Robinson is the author of “Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America” (2010), “Last Dance in Havana” (2004), and “Coal to Cream: A Black Man’s Journey Beyond Color to an Affirmation of Race” (1999). He lives with his wife and two sons in Arlington.
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