Nicholas Kristof

10/30/2014 - 2:28pm

    The best escalator to opportunity in America is education. But a new study underscores that the escalator is broken.

    We expect each generation to do better, but, currently, more young American men have less education (29 percent) than their...

09/11/2014 - 2:35pm

    My heart broke for Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist beheaded in Syria, not only because of the barbarity the Islamic State group inflicted on him but also because he died trying to push back against the trend in news coverage.

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09/04/2014 - 1:31pm

    Many white Americans say they are fed up with the coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. A plurality of whites in a recent Pew survey said that the issue of race is getting more attention than it deserves.

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09/04/2014 - 1:09pm

    Let's start with what we don't know: the precise circumstances under which a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, shot dead an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown.

    But here...

08/19/2014 - 12:49am

    In an age of villainy, war and inequality, it makes sense that we need superheroes. And after trying Superman, Batman and Spider-Man, we may have found the best superheroes yet: Nuns.

    "I may not believe in God, but I do believe in nuns," writes Jo Piazza, in...

08/14/2014 - 6:41pm

    What use could the humanities be in a digital age?

    University students focusing on the humanities may end up, at least in their parents' nightmares, as dog-walkers for those majoring in computer science. But, for me, the humanities are not only relevant but also...

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