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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: How do we increase empathy? Commentary: How do we increase empathy?
11 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
In my last column, I wrote about a high school buddy, Kevin Green, a warm and helpful man who floundered in a tough job market, hurt his back and died at the age of 54. [Read More]
Commentary: Where's the empathy? Commentary: Where's the empathy?
12 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
YAMHILL, Ore. — The funeral for my high school buddy Kevin Green is Saturday, near this town where we both grew up. The doctors say he died at age 54 of multiple organ failure, but in a deeper sense he died of inequality and a lack of good jobs. [Read More]
Commentary: Reagan, Obama and inequality Commentary: Reagan, Obama and inequality
12 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Since the end of the 1970s, something has gone profoundly wrong in America. Inequality has soared. Educational progress slowed. Incarceration rates quintupled. Family breakdown accelerated. Median household income stagnated. [Read More]
Commentary: Where are smart guns to save lives? Commentary: Where are smart guns to save lives?
13 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
13 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
14 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
17 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
17 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?
18 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
19 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]
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