11 results for "Nicholas D. Kristof"
You see America and its education system in all their glorious, exhilarating, crushing, infuriating contradictions in our national high school chess champion team.
When I travel abroad and talk to foreigners about the U.S. passion for guns, people sometimes express a conclusion that horrifies me: In America, life is cheap. President Barack Obama announced a terrific series of gun-control measures to sho...
It was 15 years ago that Ted Turner needed something interesting to say in a speech and decided, in a rush, to give away $1 billion. "I was on my way to New York to make the speech," Turner recalled to me. "I just though...
BAB AL-SALAM, Syria It was cold and drizzling as yet another family made homeless by war arrived in this town in northern Syria to start a new life in a tent.
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney seemed determined not to discuss climate change in this campaign. So thanks to Hurricane Sandy for forcing the issue: Isn't it time to talk not only about weather, but also about climate? It's tr...
The Republican National Convention opened by smacking President Barack Obama with the theme "We Built it."
Actually, that dateline isn't quite right. It shouldn't be "on" the Pacific Crest Trail, because my daughter and I drifted off the trail. We ended up completely lost in a wilderness of snow, mountains and forests.
The farm fields here are cemeteries of cornstalks: A severe drought has left them brown, withered and dead. Normally, a failed crop like that signifies starvation.
My 1,700-mile road trip across Iran began with a giddy paean to America, reinforcing my view that at the grass-roots level, this may be the most pro-American nation in the Middle East.
I'd like to introduce a valiant woman here, Mariam Tia, to President Barack Obama and other world leaders, so she could explain how they're allowing Sudan's leaders to get away with mass atrocities that echo Darfur.