Nicholas Kristof

04/29/2016 - 8:00pm

    What if we talked about gun violence, and discussed only bullet size?

    To me, that seems akin to the presidential campaign discussion of women’s health. Somehow in nine Democratic debates, not a single question was asked about women’s health, and...

04/10/2016 - 8:00pm

    One of the people I greatly admire is Khadijah Williams, a young woman who was homeless for much of her childhood.

    Khadijah bounced from home to home, shelter to shelter, from the time she was 6. “I...

04/06/2016 - 11:00am

    Let’s start with a quiz. When researchers sent young whites and blacks out to interview for low-wage jobs in New York City armed with equivalent résumés, the result was:

    A) Whites and...

04/03/2016 - 10:00am

    Just when you thought Donald Trump couldn’t say anything more shocking, he suggested that women who get abortions should be punished.

    On MSNBC, he said abortion must be banned and then “there has...

03/29/2016 - 1:00pm

    Those of us in the news media have sometimes blamed Donald Trump’s rise on the Republican Party’s toxic manipulation of racial resentments over the years. But we should also acknowledge another force that empowered Trump: Us.

03/26/2016 - 11:00am

    Are terrorists more of a threat than slippery bathtubs?

    President Barack Obama, er, slipped into hot water when The Atlantic reported that he frequently suggests to his staff that fear of terrorism is...

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