Nicholas Kristof

04/29/2016 - 8:00pm

    What if we talked about gun violence, and discussed only bullet size?

    To me, that seems akin to the presidential campaign discussion of women’s health. Somehow in nine Democratic debates, not a single question was asked about women’s health, and...

03/25/2016 - 11:00am

    One of the worst things that can happen to a woman or girl around the world is a fistula, an internal injury caused by childbirth (or occasionally by rape) that leaves her incontinent, humiliated and sometimes stinking.


03/20/2016 - 7:00pm

    After hearing Republican presidential candidates denounce big government and burdensome regulation, I’d like to invite them to spend the night here in the midst of the civil war in South Sudan.


03/15/2016 - 5:00pm

    There are cobras and vipers here, and hungry crocodiles and belligerent hippos. But thousands of South Sudanese are hiding in these swamps because they have even greater fear of their own government — which the United States helped install.

03/12/2016 - 8:00pm

    We as a society derided the Roman Catholic Church as an accessory to child sexual abuse, and we lambasted Penn State for similar offenses.

    Yet we as a society are complicit or passive in a similar way, by...

03/09/2016 - 5:00pm

    Is there any scarier nightmare than President Donald Trump in a tense international crisis, indignant and impatient, with his sweaty finger on the nuclear trigger?

    “Trump is a danger to our national...

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