Nicholas Kristof

07/31/2015 - 8:17pm

    The time-honored way to speak of young people is with horror. They’re wild, reckless, irresponsible, narcissistic, immoral and hopeless — and always have been.

    Now along comes this generation of millennials, and we have a problem....

07/03/2015 - 2:46pm

    If you subscribe to the caricature of devout religious believers as mostly sanctimonious hypocrites, the kind who rake in cash and care about human life only when it is unborn, come visit the doctor here.

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07/03/2015 - 2:08pm

    Suppose African-Americans marked their heritage with flags depicting Nat Turner’s rebellion of 1831, in which slaves massacred about 60 whites before the uprising was crushed? The flag wouldn’t be celebrating the murder of whites, of course, but...

06/25/2015 - 12:40pm

    The eight children in the Shanta family lived in a village of grass huts and had never turned on an electric light or worn a watch, never ridden a car or even a bicycle, never spoken on the telephone.

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06/25/2015 - 11:06am

    Meet Malachi, a charming toddler I met here.

    The first puzzle was that Malachi, at the age of 2 years and 4 months, still doesn't speak. He says only two words: "no" and "ouch...

06/19/2015 - 12:05pm

    Whenever I write about people who are struggling, I hear from readers who say something like: Folks need to stop whining and get a job. It's all about personal responsibility.

    In a 2014 poll...

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