Nicholas Kristof

08/26/2016 - 12:00am

    Not to boast, but that image is me enjoying a pristine alpine lake I own in the California Sierras. It’s property so valuable that Bill Gates could never buy it. Yet it’s mine.

    But wait! Don’t stalk off — it’s also yours! It...

07/16/2016 - 6:00pm

    In 1962, 85 percent of white Americans told Gallup that black children had as good a chance as white kids of getting a good education. The next year, in another Gallup survey, almost half of whites said that blacks had just as good a chance as whites of getting a job...

07/06/2016 - 12:00am

            First, a three-part quiz:

            Which Islamic country celebrates as a national hero a 15th-century Christian who battled Muslim invaders?


06/29/2016 - 8:00am

    Cristóbal, a 16-year-old Honduran refugee fleeing a drug gang that wants to kill him, has never heard of anyone named Barack Obama. Neither can he name the Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto.


06/25/2016 - 5:00pm

    As I listen to the stormy debates here in the run-up to Thursday’s vote on whether Britain should exit the European Union, my thoughts keep drifting to my friend Jo Cox, a member of Parliament assassinated last week.


06/23/2016 - 12:00am

   In 1996, President Bill Clinton signed a controversial compromise bill for welfare reform, promising to “end welfare as we know it.”

    I was sympathetic to that goal at the time, but I’ve...

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