Nicholas Kristof

06/29/2016 - 8:00am

    Cristóbal, a 16-year-old Honduran refugee fleeing a drug gang that wants to kill him, has never heard of anyone named Barack Obama. Neither can he name the Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto.

    But Cristóbal, along with many others,...

06/07/2016 - 5:00pm

    Of all the students preparing to go to college this fall, perhaps none have faced a more hazardous journey than a young woman named Sultana. One measure of the hazard is that I’m not disclosing her last name or hometown for fear that she might be shot....

06/04/2016 - 7:00am

    First,  a quiz: What’s the most common “vegetable” eaten by American toddlers?

    Answer: The french fry.

    The same study that...

06/01/2016 - 10:00am

    Classic liberalism exalted tolerance, reflected in a line often (and probably wrongly) attributed to Voltaire: “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

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05/28/2016 - 7:00pm

    Every spring or summer, in lieu of professional help, I ditch civilization for the therapy of the wilderness. I’ve just been backpacking with my 18-year-old daughter on the Pacific Crest Trail in California, abandoning our material world for an alternative...

05/15/2016 - 9:00am

    In a moment, we’ll get to the Zika virus.

    First, remember how scathing Republicans were about President Barack Obama’s handling of Ebola in the fall of 2014? They lambasted his reluctance to ban...

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