Nicholas Kristof

10/30/2014 - 2:28pm

    The best escalator to opportunity in America is education. But a new study underscores that the escalator is broken.

    We expect each generation to do better, but, currently, more young American men have less education (29 percent) than their...

10/30/2014 - 1:48pm

    An alarming new symptom of Ebola in America: It seems to make brains mushy and hearts hard.

    In New Jersey, two students from Rwanda, which has had no Ebola cases and is 2,800 miles from the...

10/16/2014 - 4:09pm

    Some white Americans may be surprised to hear Archbishop Desmond Tutu describe Bryan Stevenson, an African-American lawyer fighting for racial justice, as "America's young Nelson Mandela."


10/16/2014 - 1:30pm

    A few days ago, I was on a panel on Bill Maher's television show on HBO that became a religious war.

    Whether or not Islam itself inspires conflict, debates about it certainly do. Our...

10/09/2014 - 2:58pm

    As we fight the Islamic State and other extremists, there's something that President Barack Obama and all of us can learn from them. For, in one sense, the terrorists are fighting smarter than we are.


10/02/2014 - 4:19pm

    The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is a tragedy. But, more than that, the response to it has been a gross failure.

    It's a classic case where early action could have saved lives and money. Yet...

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