E.J. Graff


E.J. Graff is managing editor of The Monkey Cage at the Washington Post and a senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. 

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A New American Civil War Feels Closer Than Ever After Pittsburgh

After the worst attack on Jews in American history, it's time to be afraid for the future.
E.J. Graff
10.29.18
Harvey Weinstein

Working Women and the Sexual Harassment We Don't Hear About

Accusations against famous men like Bill O'Reilly and Harvey Weinstein have forced a national dialogue, but many victims work low-level jobs at the margins of society.
E.J. Graff
10.16.17
News

Why Do People Fake Hate Crimes?

Donald Trump's election unleashed a wave of (very real) hate across America, but some people are still inventing violent crimes of prejudice. What gives?
E.J. Graff
12.21.16
News

Explaining Trump to My Teen Son Was More Painful Than I Imagined

I wanted to cry, but I kept driving my son to practice.
E.J. Graff
11.14.16
News

Orlando Reminds Us LGBT People Are Still Targets

On Sunday, America was forced to recall that there's always someone who wants to murder you just for being gay.
E.J. Graff
6.13.16
News

​What We Talk About When We Talk About Terrorism

Terrorism is a word like "pornography": blurry at the boundaries, but something everyone is sure they will recognize when they see it.
E.J. Graff
12.10.15
News

Why Dzhokhar Tzarnaev Should Not Get the Death Penalty

A jury will have to decide whether the Boston Bomber deserves to die—but if they do, they'll be serving vengeance, not justice.
E.J. Graff
4.21.15
News

The Tsarnaev Trial Is Blowing up Boston All Over Again

Everyone knows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was one of the brothers behind the horrific Boston Marathon bombing, so why do we need to revisit the brutal facts of this case again?
E.J. Graff
3.19.15