Latest from E.J. Dionne Jr.
  • Opinion

Taking on racism and crime should be the same fight

The movement for change ignited by police killings of Black Americans is running headlong into public alarm at a wave of murders across the nation.
  • Jun 20, 2021
  • Opinion

Biden to Putin: Stability, sure. But democracy matters.

In the end, Biden gave little ground to Putin beyond the respect he showed by meeting with the Russian president.
  • Jun 16, 2021
  • Opinion

There’s no escape from holding Trump accountable

Merrick Garland’s Democratic critics should be a bit more empathetic because he faces a genuine dilemma.
  • Jun 12, 2021
  • Opinion

Advancing democracy abroad requires defending it at home

If we ignore our grand principles at home, it's our adversaries who profit.
  • Jun 9, 2021
  • Opinion

The GOP superspreaders of Trump’s contagion

Why tying the GOP's fate to a washed-up demagogue and the extremists he cultivates could be a colossal political mistake.
  • Jun 6, 2021
  • Opinion

Can Biden’s conciliatory side survive the GOP’s assault on democracy?

How can there be common ground if Republicans resist action to undo what Biden called “un-American” assaults on voting rights?
  • Jun 2, 2021
  • Opinion

Service, patriotism and the promise of Black liberation

What did freedom mean for those who faced racial oppression?
  • May 30, 2021
  • Opinion

It’s crunch time for Biden

It’s clear that some of Democrats' most important objectives, especially guaranteeing the right to vote, will never win enough Republican votes to overcome a Senate filibuster.
  • May 26, 2021
  • Opinion

Netanyahu has more than the left to worry about

Inside the faceoff between Israel’s staunchest Democratic supporters and progressives who are sharply critical of Israel and outspoken about Palestinian rights.
  • May 23, 2021
  • Opinion

Congressional Democrats must remember this moment if they want to make change

Today's Republican Party is not the party of Bob Dole or Orrin Hatch.
  • May 19, 2021