Latest from E.J. Dionne Jr.
  • Opinion

Democrats: Political suicide is not a strategy

A misguided focus on the Biden agenda's $3.5 trillion price tag is feeding other misunderstandings.
  • Sep 26, 2021
  • Opinion

In Canada, challenges for both the right and left

Conservatives can't move left; progressives ignore covid-19 at their peril.
  • Sep 22, 2021
  • Opinion

Anthony Gonzalez gets what Democrats need to know

For all of Biden’s honorable efforts to pull the nation together, our politics remain dangerously abnormal and Donald Trump continues to be a cancer on the GOP.
  • Sep 19, 2021

Boston’s quiet revolution

In Tuesday's mayoral election, four women of color amassed roughly 95 percent of ballots.
  • Sep 15, 2021
  • Opinion

A make-or-break moment for our democracy

Democrats will either overcome their differences or prove themselves incapable of delivering the level of change they promised in 2020.
  • Sep 12, 2021
  • Opinion

We best remember 9/11 by moving beyond it

Let's move past the hubris that made us think we could remake the world by force.
  • Sep 8, 2021
  • Opinion

Labor Day is a celebration of solidarity — and freedom

The moral worth of freedom — the ability to accomplish one’s ends — has been recognized since the founding of our country.
  • Sep 5, 2021
  • Opinion

It was time to end the long wars. Now, Biden must make a new era work.

In justifying his decision on Afghanistan, the president gave an unabashedly antiwar speech.
  • Sep 1, 2021
  • Opinion

Advancing democracy abroad requires defending it at home

We must push back hard against attempts to contain or block political participation by any given group.
  • Aug 29, 2021
  • Opinion

Can religion strengthen democracy?

The use of religion by a hard, often authoritarian right suggests that it is not always a positive force.
  • Aug 25, 2021