Nicholas Kristof

12/04/2016 - 8:00pm

    The women’s wing of the jail exhales sadness. The inmates, wearing identical orange uniforms, ache as they undergo withdrawal from drugs, as they eye one another suspiciously, and as they while away the days stripped of freedom, dignity, privacy and, most painful of all, their children.

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11/04/2016 - 6:00pm

    1.) Who needs experience to be president? It’s true that Donald Trump would have less public service experience than any president in American history, but knowledge is lame. Maybe the Know-Nothing Party in the 19th century captured this spirit in its name — and Trump is the apotheosis of...

11/01/2016 - 8:00pm

    Here’s the kind of person whom America’s presidential candidates just don’t talk about: a sweet, grinning, endangered 13-year-old boy named Emanuel Laster.

    Emanuel has three televisions in his room, two of them gargantuan large-...

10/27/2016 - 10:00am

    God should sue some of her supposed champions for defamation.

    Some conservative evangelicals malign God by suggesting that Christians should scorn adoring same-sex couples yet vote for a sexual predator. They seem to slip seamlessly from “love...

10/20/2016 - 5:00pm

    Is there a double standard for women in politics?

    Imagine if it were Hillary Clinton who had had five children by three husbands, who had said it was fine to refer to her daughter as a “piece of ass,” who participated in a radio...

10/17/2016 - 8:00pm

    Astonishingly, Donald Trump is right about something!

    After recently being caught on a 2005 tape gloating about sexual assaults, Trump issued an unapologetic apology in which he focused on the “big difference” between words and actions....

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