Nicholas Kristof

07/23/2015 - 9:45pm

    What do Bill and Melinda Gates argue about?

    Not whose turn it is to wash the dishes or take out the garbage, it seems, but headier stuff. The prospects for eradicating polio. The utility of empowering women. The best ways to save lives.

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07/23/2015 - 9:34pm

    The Dalai Lama, who may be the only octogenarian spiritual leader with a profoundly mischievous streak, has a suggestion for China’s Communist leaders: Take up reincarnation.

    I’m...

07/17/2015 - 12:10am

            If there’s a world center of despair, it may be South Sudan, enveloped in an increasingly brutal war in which children are raped and then burned alive. But against that grim backdrop, one local man has undertaken a journey that is an affirmation of...

07/16/2015 - 11:38pm

            Quiz time: Which American president was attacked by a “killer rabbit”?

            It was Jimmy Carter, although the incident says more about the news media than it does...

07/03/2015 - 2:46pm

    If you subscribe to the caricature of devout religious believers as mostly sanctimonious hypocrites, the kind who rake in cash and care about human life only when it is unborn, come visit the doctor here.

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07/03/2015 - 2:08pm

    Suppose African-Americans marked their heritage with flags depicting Nat Turner’s rebellion of 1831, in which slaves massacred about 60 whites before the uprising was crushed? The flag wouldn’t be celebrating the murder of whites, of course, but...

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