Category Archives: Nicholas Kristof

Opinion | Rapists Presented by Their Church as Men of God – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Feb. 20, 2019,  387 CreditLoren Elliott/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images “When a journalist for the Illinois Baptist newspaper reported in 2002 on a Baptist pastor who had sexually assaulted two teenage girls in his church, one apparently … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Embargo on Cuba Failed. Let’s Move On. – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Jan. 23, 2019, 244 c American and Cuban flags flying from a balcony in Havana.CreditCreditIvan Alvarado/Reuters HAVANA — It has been 60 years since Fidel Castro marched into Havana, so it’s time for both Cuba … Continue reading

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Opinion | My Biggest Duds – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

A roundup of the columns that no one, except maybe my mom, read. By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Dec. 19, 2018,  330 Photo:   Suffering in Yemen. “Good thing my mother is a loyal Times subscriber. She was just about the … Continue reading

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Opinion | To Hackers- We’re Bambi in the Woods – by Nicholas Kristof – NYT

If you’re worried about terrorism, here’s a bigger threat to lose sleep over: an all-out cyberattack.Suddenly, the electricity goes out at the office. Cellphone networks and the internet have also gone black, along with subways and trains.The roads are jammed … Continue reading

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Opinion | Trump Immigration Policy Veers From Abhorrent to Evil – by Nicholas Kristof – NYT

“We as a nation have crossed so many ugly lines recently, yet one new policy of President Trump’s particularly haunts me. I’m speaking of the administration’s tactic of seizing children from desperate refugees at the border. “I was given only … Continue reading

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Opinion | These Kids Could Tutor World Leaders – by Nicholas Kristof – NYT

  NDONGA, Central African Republic — This remote village doesn’t have an official school, and there’s no functioning government to build one. So the villagers, desperate to improve their children’s lives, used branches and leaves to construct their own dirt-floor … Continue reading

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A Parable of Self-Destruction – by Nicholas Kristof – NYT

Scientists and historians have since solved the mystery. The statues, or moai, were built over hundreds of years by Easter Islanders themselves — a formerly advanced Polynesian society that was prosperous enough to make ever bigger and more ornate statues. … Continue reading

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Opinion | How to Reduce Shootings – by Nicholas Kristof – NYT

Inevitably, predictably, fatefully, another mass shooting breaks our hearts. This time, it was a school shooting in Florida on Wednesday that left at least 17 dead at the hands of 19-year-old gunman and his AR-15 semiautomatic rifle. But what is … Continue reading

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Is the Business World All About Greed? – Nicholas Kristof – NYT

“But the business toolbox is too important to give up on. To me, the most interesting people in Davos aren’t the presidents or celebrities, but the social entrepreneurs — those using business tools to address social problems — and their … Continue reading

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Mr. Trump- Meet a Hero Whom You Maligned – Nicholas Kristof – NYT

“In 1885, a poor, uneducated 16-year-old boy arrived in our country from Germany at a time when immigrants were often looked down on by affluent Americans. This boy was ambitious and entrepreneurial, and, despite language problems, he earned some money … Continue reading

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