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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: Where are smart guns to save lives? Commentary: Where are smart guns to save lives?
6 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
BOULDER, Colo. — Just after Christmas, Veronica Rutledge, of Blackfoot, Idaho, took her 2-year-old son to a Walmart store to spend holiday gift cards. [Read More]
Commentary: An Islamic reformer, lashed Commentary: An Islamic reformer, lashed
6 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
As one group of Islamic militants was waging war in Paris, another was slaughtering vast numbers of civilians in Baga in northern Nigeria — as many as 2,000, according to Amnesty International; “only” 150, according to the Nigerian government. [Read More]
Commentary: Satire, terrorism and Islam Commentary: Satire, terrorism and Islam
7 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
The French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo skewers people of all faiths and backgrounds. One cartoon showed rolls of toilet paper marked “Bible,” “Torah” and “Quran,” and the explanation: “In the toilet, all religions.” [Read More]
Commentary: The gift of education Commentary: The gift of education
10 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Most of us in Nikenson Romage’s situation would have given up. His dad died when he was 3, and his mom — a food vendor — often couldn’t afford his school fees. So he got kicked out of school occasionally for nonpayment. [Read More]
Commentary: Welcome back, Cuba Commentary: Welcome back, Cuba
10 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Is there any element of U.S. foreign policy that has failed more abjectly than our embargo of Cuba? [Read More]
Commentary: What if whites were a minority? Commentary: What if whites were a minority?
11 weeks 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
12 weeks 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
12 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
13 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
14 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]
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