Nicholas Kristof

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-life 19-year-old Pakistani woman named Saba...

01/10/2016 - 4:00pm

    President Barack Obama shed tears Tuesday as he called for new gun safety measures, and some critics perceived weakness or wimpishness. Really? On the contrary, we should all be in tears that 225,000 Americans have already died of gun violence in his seven years in...

01/03/2016 - 8:00pm

    Those of us engaged in columny usually settle for writing about what has already happened. But today, let’s not follow the easy course. Instead, take my quiz of what’s to come in the year ahead and see if we think alike.

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12/24/2015 - 8:00pm

    As we celebrate the holidays, let’s remember that this is one of those savage epochs when some families must choose between their faith and their lives. It is an echo of when Nero burned Christians alive, or when self-described Christians unleashed pogroms...

12/16/2015 - 7:00am

    Donald Trump’s proposal to bar Muslims from America may be a gift to ISIS recruitment and a grotesque echo of the sentiment behind the Chinese Exclusion Act and the internment of Japanese-Americans. But, like those earlier spasms of exclusion, the Trump proposal...

12/05/2015 - 9:00am

    Another day, another ghastly shooting in America.

    So far this year, the United States has averaged more than one mass shooting a day, according to the ShootingTracker website, counting cases of four or more...

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