Nicholas Kristof

09/28/2016 - 7:00pm

    With presidential debates approaching, we in journalism are locked in a fierce dispute: How should we report on a duplicitous demagogue?

    Traditionally, U.S. reporters respond to a controversy by quoting people on each side and letting the public decide. Some of us have argued that this approach...

08/01/2016 - 6:00pm

    Some foreign leaders settle for stealing billions of dollars. Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, may have wanted to steal something even more valuable: an American presidential election.

    As our...

07/29/2016 - 11:00am

    Has the party of Lincoln just nominated a racist to be president? We shouldn’t toss around such accusations lightly, so I’ve looked back over more than 40 years of Donald Trump’s career to see what the record says.

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07/28/2016 - 10:00pm

    The arena here at the Republican National Convention echoes with applause for Donald Trump, but the cacophony and extravagant stage effects can’t conceal the chaos in the GOP and in the Trump campaign.

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07/20/2016 - 5:00pm

    Elena was 11 years old when a gang member in her home country, Honduras, told her to be his girlfriend.

    “I had to say yes,” Elena, now 14, explained. “If I had said no, they would have...

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...

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