Nicholas Kristof

12/18/2014 - 4:28am

    Ian Manuel is a black man who has spent most of his life in prison. Yet he still has a most unusual advocate calling for his release: a white woman whom he met when he shot her in the face.

    Manuel fired the bullet when he was barely 13, and he...

11/27/2014 - 7:17pm

    A book, "The Christian Examiner," warns that "ill-clad and destitute" immigrants are "repulsive to our habits and our tastes."

    A former mayor of New York City...

11/27/2014 - 6:59pm

    We Americans love children.

    Indeed, we love them so much that, on average, child care workers earn almost as much per hour ($10.33) as workers who care for animals ($10.82), according to a new...

11/20/2014 - 2:41pm

    Here's a story of utter irresponsibility: About one-third of American girls become pregnant as teenagers.

    But it's not just a story of heedless girls and boys who don't take...

11/20/2014 - 2:21pm

    When I write about racial inequality in America, one common response from whites is eye-rolling and an emphatic: It's time to move on.

    "As whites, are we doomed to an eternity of apology...

11/13/2014 - 3:52pm

    Let's face it: The American political system is broken.

    The midterm elections were a stinging repudiation of President Barack Obama, but Republicans should also feel chastened: A poll last...

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