Nicholas Kristof

09/22/2016 - 10:00am

    When representatives from the United States and other countries gathered in Evian, France, in 1938 to discuss the Jewish refugee crisis caused by the Nazis, they exuded sympathy for Jews — and excuses about why they couldn’t admit them. Unto the breach stepped a 33-year-old woman from Massachusetts named Martha Sharp.

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08/30/2016 - 3:00pm

    On April 30, 1941, a Jewish man here in Amsterdam wrote a desperate letter to an American friend, pleading for help emigrating to the United States.

    “U.S.A. is the only country we could go to,”...

08/26/2016 - 12:00am

    Not to boast, but that image is me enjoying a pristine alpine lake I own in the California Sierras. It’s property so valuable that Bill Gates could never buy it. Yet it’s mine.

    But wait! Don...

08/21/2016 - 4:00pm

    Last Thursday, our beloved family dog, Katie, died at the age of 12. She was a gentle giant who respectfully deferred even to any mite-size puppy with a prior claim to a bone. Katie might have won the Nobel Peace Prize if not for her weakness for squirrels....

08/18/2016 - 3:00pm

    All across America, in little towns like this one, Donald Trump is mainstreaming hate.

    This community of Forest Grove, near the farm where I grew up in western Oregon, has historically been a charming,...

08/15/2016 - 9:00am

    A crazed gunman’s attack on an Orlando, Florida, club in June, killing 49 people, resulted in blanket news coverage and national trauma.

    Now imagine that such a massacre unfolds more than five times a...

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