Nicholas Kristof

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 her forthcoming book, "If Nuns Ruled the...

07/10/2014 - 1:48am

    A Sudanese court in May sentences a Christian woman married to an American to be hanged, after first being lashed 100 times, after she refuses to renounce her Christian faith.

    Muslim extremists in Iraq demand that Christians pay a tax or face crucifixion, according to...

07/03/2014 - 4:22pm

    The anti-tax crusader pulls out of his driveway in his Porsche, hoping that the neighbors are watching. He's proud that it's the most expensive car on his block. "That's the greatness of America," he muses. "That's what we should celebrate on July 4! I spend money so much more...

06/26/2014 - 4:39pm

    The odds are that you think President Barack Obama's foreign policy is a failure.

    That's the scathing consensus forming, with just 36 percent of Americans approving of Obama's foreign policy in a New York Times/CBS News poll released this week. Foreign...

06/23/2014 - 3:37pm

    Readers often ask: Why do I travel to places like Sudan or Myanmar when we Americans have so many challenges at home to worry about?

    As Janessa put it on my Facebook page: "Shouldn't we take care of the issues within our own borders BEFORE we try and fix...

06/19/2014 - 1:16am

    Is this 2014 or 2003?

    I'm flinching at a painful sense of déjà vu as we hear calls for military intervention in Iraq, as President Barack Obama himself - taunted by critics who contend he's weak - is said to be considering drone strikes there....

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