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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: The killer who backs gun control Commentary: The killer who backs gun control
17 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
A year ago, America was shocked by the murder of 26 children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. But momentum to take action has faded, and we still lose that many lives to gun violence every eight hours on average. [Read More]
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Commentary: Prudence or cruelty? Commentary: Prudence or cruelty?
22 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
When members of Congress debate whether to slash the food stamp program, they should ask if they really want more small children arriving at school having skipped breakfast. [Read More]
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Commentary: Serving life for this? Commentary: Serving life for this?
22 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
So you’re a judge, and Sharanda P. Jones comes before you for sentencing for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. She’s a 32-year-old mom with a 9-year-old daughter and no prior arrests, but she has been caught up in a drug sweep that has led to 105 arrests in her Texas town. [Read More]
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Commentary: Slavery isn't a thing of past
23 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
The movie “12 Years a Slave” is receiving rapturous reviews for depicting the antebellum South less as a gauzy land of elegant plantations than as the raw backdrop of monstrous brutality. [Read More]
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Commentary: Spying damages our reputation Commentary: Spying damages our reputation
24 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Perhaps there’s more we could do to antagonize American allies. [Read More]
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Commentary: Invest in preschool or prisons? Commentary: Invest in preschool or prisons?
25 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Congress is often compared to pre-K, which seems defamatory of small children. But the similarities also offer hope, because an initiative that should be on the top of the national agenda has less to do with the sequester than with the ABCs and Big Bird. [Read More]
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Commentary: This is your brain on toxins Commentary: This is your brain on toxins
26 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
“Lead helps to guard your health.” That was the marketing line that the former National Lead Co. used decades ago to sell lead-based household paints. Yet we now know that lead was poisoning millions of children and permanently damaging their brains. [Read More]
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