Nicholas Kristof

02/10/2016 - 3:00pm

    We have been rightfully outraged by the lead poisoning of children in Flint, Michigan — an outrage that one health expert called “state-sponsored child abuse.”

    But lead poisoning goes far beyond Flint, and in many parts of America seems to...

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...

12/02/2015 - 8:00am

    In recent weeks, two major medical organizations have issued independent warnings about toxic chemicals in products all around us. Unregulated substances, they say, are sometimes linked to breast and prostate cancer, genital deformities, obesity, diabetes and...

11/26/2015 - 6:00am

    Ben Carson has compared Syrian refugees to rabid dogs. Donald Trump says that he would send them back.

    Who are these Syrian refugee monsters who terrify U.S. politicians?

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11/24/2015 - 9:00am

    As anti-refugee hysteria sweeps many of our political leaders, particularly Republicans, I wonder what they would have told a desperate refugee family fleeing the Middle East. You’ve heard of this family: a carpenter named Joseph, his...

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