Nicholas Kristof

08/20/2015 - 7:00pm

    It would be a catastrophe for American influence in the world if Congress killed the Iranian nuclear deal.

    Perhaps because the stakes are so high, the debate has become poisonous. Critics are (ludicrously) accusing President Barack Obama of...

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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