Nicholas Kristof

08/19/2014 - 12:49am

    In an age of villainy, war and inequality, it makes sense that we need superheroes. And after trying Superman, Batman and Spider-Man, we may have found the best superheroes yet: Nuns.

    "I may not believe in God, but I do believe in nuns," writes Jo Piazza, in her forthcoming book, "If Nuns Ruled the...

07/31/2014 - 8:40pm

    Travel season is here, when so many Americans decamp to Cape Cod or the Jersey Shore. All of which is wonderful, and someday I plan to do a 10-part series on the world's best beaches.

    But travel can also be an education, a step toward empathy and international...

07/31/2014 - 8:15pm

    We may now have a new "most unread best-seller of all time."

    Data from Amazon Kindles suggests that that honor may go to Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," which reached No. 1 on the best-seller list this year. Jordan...

07/21/2014 - 1:28am

    With Israeli troops again invading Gaza and the death toll rising, some of the rhetoric from partisans on each side is oddly parallel. Maybe it's time to correct a few common misconceptions among the salvos flying back and forth.

    - This is a struggle between good...

07/18/2014 - 1:03pm

    In the carnage of Gaza and the Middle East, the most unlikely people have stepped forward from their grief to offer moral leadership.

    The family of Naftali Fraenkel, a 16-year-old Jewish boy who was one of three kidnapped and murdered, said in a statement after the...

07/14/2014 - 2:42am

    It has been almost three months since Islamic militants in northern Nigeria attacked a school that was giving exams and kidnapped more than 250 girls - some of the brightest and most ambitious teenagers in the region.

    Their captors have called them slaves and...

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