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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: What if whites were a minority? Commentary: What if whites were a minority?
6 days ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
In the responses to my “When Whites Just Don’t Get It” series, I’ve been struck by the lack of empathy some whites show for members of minority groups. So imagine if the world were reversed. Then “the talk” might go like this: [Read More]
Commentary: Gifts that inspire Commentary: Gifts that inspire
1 week ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Along with falling leaves and first snows, it’s time for my annual holiday gift guide, offering suggestions for presents with meaning. [Read More]
Commentary: Abusing the chickens we eat Commentary: Abusing the chickens we eat
2 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
If you buy a Perdue chicken in the grocery store, you might think it had lived a comfortable avian middle-class existence. [Read More]
Commentary: When whites just don't get it, Part 5 Commentary: When whites just don't get it, Part 5
2 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
We Americans are a nation divided. We feud about the fires in Ferguson, Mo., and we can agree only that racial divisions remain raw. So let’s borrow a page from South Africa and impanel a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to examine race in America. [Read More]
Commentary: Immigration enriches you and me Commentary: Immigration enriches you and me
3 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
A book warns that “ill-clad and destitute” immigrants are “repulsive to our habits and our tastes.” A former mayor of New York City cautions that they bring disease. Back in the mid-1800s those statements were made about Irish immigrants. [Read More]
Commentary: Do politicians love children? Commentary: Do politicians love children?
4 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
We Americans love children. Indeed, we love them so much that, on average, child care workers earn almost as much per hour ($10.33) as workers who care for animals ($10.82), according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley. [Read More]
Commentary: Politicians, teens and birth control Commentary: Politicians, teens and birth control
5 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Here’s a story of utter irresponsibility: About one-third of American girls become pregnant as teenagers. [Read More]
Commentary: America's broken politics Commentary: America's broken politics
6 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Let’s face it: The American political system is broken. The midterm elections were a stinging repudiation of President Barack Obama, but Republicans should also feel chastened: A poll last year found Congress less popular than cockroaches. [Read More]
Commentary: American dream leaving America Commentary: American dream leaving America
7 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
The best escalator to opportunity in America is education. But a new study underscores that the escalator is broken. We expect each generation to do better, but, currently, more young American men have less education (29 percent) than their parents than have more education (20 percent). [Read More]
Commentary: The best way to defeat Ebola Commentary: The best way to defeat Ebola
8 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
An alarming new symptom of Ebola in America: It seems to make brains mushy and hearts hard. [Read More]
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