Greg Jaffe

Washington, D.C.

National reporter

Education: Williams College, BA in English

Greg Jaffe is a national reporter for The Washington Post, where he has been since March 2009. Previously, he covered the White House and the military for The Post. Before joining The Post, he worked at the Wall Street Journal and the Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser.
Latest from Greg Jaffe

In a thriving Michigan county, a community goes to war with itself

Ottawa County shows one of the building blocks of democracy consumed by ideology.

April 22, 2023

This American flag famously covered a Saddam statue. Now it’s in a basement.

As millions watched the statue fall in Baghdad’s Firdos Square, Tim McLaughlin’s American flag came to symbolize victory in Iraq.

April 9, 2023

Prison or mercy? A Jan. 6 rioter weighs his sins and confronts his fate.

Eight years before he stormed the Capitol, Jake Peart acted with ‘unfathomable’ grace toward a woman who had killed his sister. A judge must decide if it matters.

January 5, 2023

In a county rife with conspiracy theories, a GOP clerk fights to win voters’ trust

Justin Roebuck sought to rebuild faith in the election system with a public forum. At the same time, the Ottawa County Patriots were raising new doubts.

November 4, 2022

The billionaire Starbucks CEO and his ‘Venti’ union fight

This spring, Howard Schultz returned as Starbucks CEO to stop a rapidly growing unionizing effort. Today, what happens when an anti-union leader comes up against one of the fastest growing union efforts in the country.

October 13, 2022

Howard Schultz’s fight to stop a Starbucks barista uprising

Starbucks's CEO saw his unionizing baristas as a threat to his life's work. They said he didn't understand how the country and their lives had changed.

October 8, 2022

The Amazon uprising

Today on Post Reports, we follow two union fights at Amazon warehouses with very different outcomes, and what they can tell us about what it takes to go up against a trillion-dollar company.

June 23, 2022

Chris Smalls’s Amazon uprising and the fight for a second warehouse

Chris Smalls and his unlikely movement to unionize Amazon grapple with sudden fame, a demoralized workforce and a $1 trillion behemoth.

June 12, 2022

Doug Mastriano warned of left-wing ‘Hitlerian Putsch’ in 2001 paper

Two decades before he was Republican nominee for Pennsylvania governor, Doug Mastriano warned in a master's thesis that the United States was vulnerable to a left-wing “Hitlerian Putsch” that would begin with the dismantling of the U.S. military and end with the destruction of the country’s democracy.

May 20, 2022

Amazon workers vote against unionization in New York

Amazon workers rejected unionization at a second Staten Island warehouse Monday.

May 2, 2022