Nicholas Kristof

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.

    Jo was a leader who fought for...

04/20/2016 - 5:00pm

    This month a man in Orlando, Florida, dangled a dog by the scruff of its neck over a second-floor balcony, threatening to drop it 12 feet to the ground.

    Onlookers intervened and tried to rescue the dog....

04/16/2016 - 7:00pm

    We often hear how damaging welfare dependency is, stifling initiative and corroding the human soul. So I worry about the way we coddle executives in their suites.

    A study to be released Thursday says that...

04/13/2016 - 10:00am

    — Ramona drummed harder to show everyone how bad she was. She would not take off her shoes. She was a terrible, wicked girl! Being such a bad, terrible, horrid, wicked girl made her feel good! She brought both heels against the wall at the same time. Thump! Thump...

04/10/2016 - 8:00pm

    One of the people I greatly admire is Khadijah Williams, a young woman who was homeless for much of her childhood.

    Khadijah bounced from home to home, shelter to shelter, from the time she was 6. “I...

04/06/2016 - 11:00am

    Let’s start with a quiz. When researchers sent young whites and blacks out to interview for low-wage jobs in New York City armed with equivalent résumés, the result was:

    A) Whites and...

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