Nicholas Kristof

02/06/2016 - 6:00pm

    When Bernie Sanders won election as mayor of Burlington, Vermont, in 1981, I called his office to see if there was a story there about a socialist elected official. I was interning at The Washington Post (I didn’t mention the intern part!) and spoke at length to some assistant who answered the phone in the mayor...

11/17/2015 - 5:50pm

    It’s time for my annual holiday gift guide, the chance to recommend presents more meaningful than a tie or sweater.

    For $20, through Heifer International (heifer.org), you can buy a flock of ducks and...

11/13/2015 - 6:00pm

    Perhaps you didn’t watch the Republican presidential debate this week. That in no way excuses you from having an opinion about it. It’s the last one until December, and all you’ll have to work with if you want political conversation at Thanksgiving...

11/13/2015 - 3:30pm

    On university campuses across the country, from Mizzou to Yale, we have two noble forces colliding with explosive force.

    One is a concern for minority or marginalized students and faculty members, who are...

11/10/2015 - 11:45am

    Watching the doctor perform is like observing miracles.

    He has restored eyesight to more than 100,000 people, perhaps more than any doctor in history, and still his patients come. They stagger and grope...

11/05/2015 - 2:15pm

    Andrew Francesco was a rambunctious, athletic and joyful child, but also a handful. When he was 5 years old, a psychiatrist prescribed Ritalin. As he grew older, he disrupted classes and was given a growing number of potent antipsychotic and other medications....

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