Nicholas Kristof

12/08/2016 - 4:00pm

    Sure, you can buy your uncle a necktie that he won’t wear, or your niece an Amazon certificate that she’ll forget to use. Or you can help remove shrapnel from an injured child in Syria, or assist students at risk of genocide in South Sudan.

    The major aid organizations have special...

11/08/2016 - 6:30am

    One of the great misperceptions of this political year, among many Democrats and Republicans alike, is that Hillary Clinton is a third-rate candidate with no core or convictions — oops, wrong word, but you get the point.

    So in this last column...

11/04/2016 - 6:00pm

    1.) Who needs experience to be president? It’s true that Donald Trump would have less public service experience than any president in American history, but knowledge is lame. Maybe the Know-Nothing Party in the 19th century captured this spirit in its name — and Trump is the apotheosis of...

11/01/2016 - 8:00pm

    Here’s the kind of person whom America’s presidential candidates just don’t talk about: a sweet, grinning, endangered 13-year-old boy named Emanuel Laster.

    Emanuel has three televisions in his room, two of them gargantuan large-...

10/27/2016 - 10:00am

    God should sue some of her supposed champions for defamation.

    Some conservative evangelicals malign God by suggesting that Christians should scorn adoring same-sex couples yet vote for a sexual predator. They seem to slip seamlessly from “love...

10/20/2016 - 5:00pm

    Is there a double standard for women in politics?

    Imagine if it were Hillary Clinton who had had five children by three husbands, who had said it was fine to refer to her daughter as a “piece of ass,” who participated in a radio...

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