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NICHOLAS KRISTOF

Nicholas Kristof writes a column for the New York Times. Contact Kristof at Facebook.com/Kristof, Twitter.com /NickKristof or by mail at The New York Times, 620 Eighth Ave., New York, NY 10018.

Articles by NICHOLAS KRISTOF

Commentary: Critique from an Obama fan Commentary: Critique from an Obama fan
6 days ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
I’m probably one of the few Americans left with some sympathy for President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, and even I have to admit that his Syria policy has been a mess. [Read More]
Commentary: When whites just don't get it, Part 2 Commentary: When whites just don't get it, Part 2
1 week ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
In my recent column, “When Whites Just Don’t Get It,” I took aim at what I called “smug white delusion” about race relations in America, and readers promptly fired back at what they perceived as a smugly deluded columnist. [Read More]
Commentary: When reporting is dangerous Commentary: When reporting is dangerous
2 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
My heart broke for Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist beheaded in Syria, not only because of the barbarity the Islamic State group inflicted on him but also because he died trying to push back against the trend in news coverage. [Read More]
Commentary: When whites just don't get it Commentary: When whites just don't get it
2 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Many white Americans say they are fed up with the coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. A plurality of whites in a recent Pew survey said that the issue of race is getting more attention than it deserves. [Read More]
Commentary: Is everyone a little bit racist? Commentary: Is everyone a little bit racist?
3 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Let’s start with what we don’t know: the precise circumstances under which a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., shot dead an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown. [Read More]
Commentary: Nuns the best superheroes yet Commentary: Nuns the best superheroes yet
4 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
In an age of villainy, war and inequality, it makes sense that we need superheroes. And after trying Superman, Batman and Spider-Man, we may have found the best superheroes yet: nuns. [Read More]
Commentary: Don't dismiss the humanities Commentary: Don't dismiss the humanities
5 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
What use could the humanities be in a digital age? University students focusing on the humanities may end up, at least in their parents’ nightmares, as dog-walkers for those majoring in computer science. [Read More]
Commentary: Our blind spot about guns Commentary: Our blind spot about guns
7 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
If we had the same auto fatality rate today that we had in 1921, by my calculations we would have 715,000 Americans dying annually in vehicle accidents. [Read More]
Commentary: Right, wrong blurs in the Middle East Commentary: Right, wrong blurs in the Middle East
8 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
With Israeli troops again invading Gaza and the death toll rising, some of the rhetoric from partisans on each side is oddly parallel. Maybe it’s time to correct a few common misconceptions among the salvos flying back and forth. [Read More]
Commentary: Religious freedom in jeopardy Commentary: Religious freedom in jeopardy
10 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
A Sudanese court in May sentences a Christian woman married to an American to be hanged, after first being lashed 100 times, after she refuses to renounce her Christian faith. [Read More]
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