Nicholas Kristof

03/26/2015 - 8:44pm

    This is the tale of two women, each an emblem, in her own way, of one of the world's most corrupt and dysfunctional nations.

    One of the women is Isabel dos Santos, Africa's richest woman. The daughter of Angola's president, she is...

02/19/2015 - 9:08pm

    In North Carolina, three young Muslims who were active in charity work were murdered, allegedly by a man who identified as atheist and expressed hostility to Islam and other faiths. Police are exploring whether it was a hate crime, and it spurred a #...

02/12/2015 - 5:59pm

      In a few backward parts of the world, extremists resist universal childhood vaccinations. The Taliban in tribal areas of Pakistan. Boko Haram militants in Northern Nigeria.

    Oh, yes, one...

02/12/2015 - 4:50pm

    When I was a growing up, yearning with my pals to be a track star, one of our heroes was Bruce Jenner. He won a gold medal at the 1976 Olympics in the decathlon, and he adorned our Wheaties boxes. We all wanted to be Bruce Jenner.

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02/05/2015 - 7:32pm

    One of the great heroes of the 20th century was Auschwitz prisoner No. 4859, who volunteered to be there.

    Witold Pilecki, an officer in the Polish resistance to the Nazi regime, deliberately let...

02/05/2015 - 7:00pm

    In my last column, I wrote about a high school buddy, Kevin Green, a warm and helpful man who floundered in a tough job market, hurt his back and died at the age of 54. The column was a call for empathy for those who are struggling, but, predictably, scolds...

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