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Nicholas Kristof: Let’s make war on loneliness

LONDON – We humans make a lonely crowd, and it’s killing us. Social isolation is more lethal than smoking 15 cigarettes a day, or than obesity, according to research published by Julianne...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2019 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

Nicholas Kristof: China’s Xi Jinping is coming for Winne-the-Pooh

What happens when China’s enforcers come after Winnie-the-Pooh? Will we reluctantly hand over Pooh Bear? “Really sorry about this, Winnie, but China’s an important market!” Winnie-the-Pooh has been...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

Forget beaver jokes, Canada is leader world needs

After the Canadian foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, tweeted concern about Saudi Arabia’s imprisoning of a women’s rights activist, the crown prince there seemed to go nuts. Saudi Arabia...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

The Cuba embargo has failed – can we move on?

HAVANA – It has been 60 years since Fidel Castro marched into Havana, so it’s time for both Cuba and the United States to grow up. Let’s let Cuba be a normal country again. Cuba is neither the...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2019 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

America’s role in Yemen’s misery is outrageous

The news about Brett Kavanaugh is addictive, but spare just a moment for crimes against humanity that the United States is supporting in far-off Yemen. President Donald Trump didn’t mention it at...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2018 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

Kristof: We may be able to get this man off death row

The horror began with a nighttime home invasion and the stabbings of a white family, and was compounded when sheriff’s deputies arrested and framed a black man for murder. That’s my view, and now...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

Kristof: Death row case reveals broken justice system

The first sign that something was wrong was a continuous busy signal on the home phone of Doug and Peggy Ryen. Bill Hughes, who lived nearby, wasn’t initially concerned that morning. His...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

Kristof: Trump vandalizes the Iran deal

President Donald Trump’s attempt to blow up the Iranian nuclear deal isn’t foreign policy. It’s vandalism. Trump is abandoning the Iran deal, with nothing to replace it, even though his own...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

Kristof: Our addiction to Trump

We in the commentariat complain about President Donald Trump, but we’re locked in a symbiotic relationship with him. News organizations, especially cable television channels, feed off Trump — like...

DATE: May 8, 2018 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

Kristof: Trump treats immigrant kids cruelly because he can

A lifetime ago, Anne Frank’s family applied for visas to the United States to escape Hitler, but we rejected the Franks and other desperate Jewish refugees. We thought: This is Europe’s problem,...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

Kristof: The nation will pay if Trump fires Mueller

President Donald Trump resembles a Geiger counter: When he emits increasing howls, he is signaling that we’re approaching some radioactive or explosive truth. Trump is said to be near a “meltdown”...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

Kristof: Choosing animals over people

BAYANGA, Central African Republic — The cutest primates on earth may be Inguka and Inganda, gorilla toddler twins who playfully tumble over each other here in the vast Dzanga Sangha rain forest,...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | COLUMN: Nicholas Kristof

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