Nicholas Kristof

02/06/2016 - 6:00pm

    When Bernie Sanders won election as mayor of Burlington, Vermont, in 1981, I called his office to see if there was a story there about a socialist elected official. I was interning at The Washington Post (I didn’t mention the intern part!) and spoke at length to some assistant who answered the phone in the mayor...

02/04/2016 - 12:00am

    Whether it wins or not, the Oscar nominee with the greatest impact — saving lives of perhaps thousands of girls — may be one you’ve never heard of.

    It stars not Leonardo DiCaprio but a real...

01/27/2016 - 2:00pm

    For most of her career, Hillary Clinton suffered for being a feminist.

    Retaining her last name helped cost her husband the governorship of Arkansas in 1980 (after that, she became a Clinton). She was mocked...

01/23/2016 - 10:00am

    Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders don’t agree on much. Nor do the Black Lives Matter movement, the Occupy Wall Street protests and the armed ranchers who seized public lands in Oregon. But in the insurgent presidential campaigns and in social activism across the...

01/20/2016 - 2:00pm

    For those of us who argue in favor of gun safety laws, there are a few inconvenient facts.

    We liberals are sometimes glib about equating guns and danger. In fact, it’s complicated: The number of guns...

01/17/2016 - 8:00am

    How much should you sacrifice to save your husband’s life?

    And how much hardship do you inflict on your son to rescue your husband?

    Those are the...

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