Nicholas Kristof

12/04/2016 - 8:00pm

    The women’s wing of the jail exhales sadness. The inmates, wearing identical orange uniforms, ache as they undergo withdrawal from drugs, as they eye one another suspiciously, and as they while away the days stripped of freedom, dignity, privacy and, most painful of all, their children.

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10/11/2016 - 1:00pm

    Jill Harth’s first concern with Donald Trump’s hands wasn’t that they were small. It’s that they were everywhere.

    Harth and her longtime boyfriend were in meetings with Trump to forge a business partnership. “He was...

10/08/2016 - 8:00pm

    Our excuse for failing to respond to mass atrocities used to be that we didn’t fully appreciate the horrors until it was too late. “If only we had known,” became one refrain, along with, “Never again!”

    In Syria, we are...

10/06/2016 - 9:00am

    Let me raise an uncomfortable topic: We all know that in some fundamental way, this presidential campaign is in part about race.

    Supporters of Donald Trump are more likely than other voters to tell pollsters that blacks are “lazy,”...

10/04/2016 - 12:00am

    Donald Trump displayed an excellent version of the stern squint in the presidential debate. Many of us men are familiar with this expression, because we practice it at age 13 in the hope that it will impress girls. It doesn’t, and we grow out of it — most of us, anyway.

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09/28/2016 - 7:00pm

    With presidential debates approaching, we in journalism are locked in a fierce dispute: How should we report on a duplicitous demagogue?

    Traditionally, U.S. reporters respond to a controversy by quoting people on each side and letting the public...

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