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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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Test Your Savvy About 2016 With a Quiz Will Trump, Cruz, Clinton or Sanders win the presidency? Will the refugee crisis improve? Here’s a multiple-choice exam on what’s to come. nytimes.com|By NICHOLAS KRISTOF

Nice Quiz, Mr. Kristof, and some good laughs, which gets extra credit. I took the quiz, and got 9 out of 11, but since I disagree with you on Obama’s Syrian Policy, I give myself a 10 out of 11. … Continue reading

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A Rapist’s Nightmare A girl in India resists threats and bribes to pursue the upper-caste men she says gang-raped her. nytimes.com|By Nicholas Kristof

Saint Nicholas: “LUCKNOW, India — FOR as long as anyone can remember, upper-caste men in a village here in northern India preyed on young girls. The rapes continued because there was no risk: The girls were destroyed, but the men … Continue reading

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Saint Nicholas Kristof, ‘He’s Jesus Christ’, IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan

“IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan — IF you subscribe to the caricature of devout religious believers as mostly sanctimonious hypocrites, the kind who rake in cash and care about human life only when it is unborn, come visit the doctor … Continue reading

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Saint Nicholas: The Power of Hope Is Real

Originally posted on InconvenientNews.Net:
Great news from the work of Esther Duflo at JPAL/MIT, and Dean Karlan at Innovations for Poverty Action. Thank you Saint Nicholas. These economists and their colleagues are using micro-finance, randomized trials and psychology to…

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A Nuclear Deal With Iran Isn’t Just About Bombs – NYTimes.com

Nicholas Kristof writes: “On balance, with either the military option or the sanctions option, Iran probably ends up with a nuclear capability within a decade. With a nuclear deal, it’s just possible that we could prevent that from happening.” via … Continue reading

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NYT — Saint Nich throws another lightning bolt.

When Liberals Blew It Fifty years ago, Daniel Patrick Moynihan argued presciently that the rise of single-parent households would make poverty more intractable. Have we learned anything since? nytimes.com|By Nicholas Kristof

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