Nicholas Kristof

In their first best-selling book, Half the Sky, husband and wife team Nicholas D. Kristof, a New York Times columnist, and
I am a big fan of Nicholas Kristof so I was disappointed by his argument with Sam Harris and Bill Maher and his defense of his position in his New York Times column today. Kristof thinks he's defending the moderate; in fact, he's empowering the fanatic.
Nicholas Kristof rightly said "The best tool to fight extremism is education, especially for girls -- and that means ensuring
In a climate of increasing contempt for the intellectual, why bother? We bother because it is one of our most important obligations.
What better way to celebrate your 25th wedding anniversary than with 1,900 of your biggest fans?Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and authors Nicholas Kristof and his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, did just that at the 28th annual Chicago Foundation for Women luncheon.
But they also know, to borrow a phrase from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Caro in another context, that "the press's
Ahmadinejad's diminishing political fortunes poses a dilemma for the U.S. on the seriousness of any deal the Iranian president proposes on the country's controversial nuclear program.
It's certainly a special thing when we pause to appreciate our loved ones. But perhaps we can raise our game in 2011 and do a bit more on this date.
By all journalistic reports, it was the Egyptian government of President Hosni Mubarak that sent thousands of armed thugs into Tahrir Square and the streets of Cairo yesterday to bring violence to what had been a peaceful and nonviolent protest for democracy. Some think many of those who were attacking the protesters were police in plain clothes. Others are believed to have been hired and bused in to foment violence with machetes, clubs, and razors -- some riding in on horses and camels into the peaceful crowds. A call for peace now must mean a call for Mubarak's immediate resignation.
In a world too often focused on short-term issues and Western ideologies, we must make the effort to protect cultural heritage sites. Our challenge is to recognize this before it's too late.
Conservative Republicans peddling into the hands of al-Qaeda are also creating false dichotomies that force division, catering to the growing prejudice of Americans towards Muslims and Islam.
Fathers have a role in families. By supporting their mental health and psychosocial well-being, we also support children and families.
In less than two weeks, the world's leading voices on advancing the lives and livelihoods of women and girls around the world will come together for the 2010 Women Deliver Summit.
Their international staff and team of over 1,000 partners, pro bono experts and leaders, including senior government, corporate
On March 10, Rachel's parents are bringing suit against the Israeli defense ministry for Rachel's killing by an Israeli military bulldozer in Gaza in March 2003.
Complicit too is the media's noncoverage of nonviolent direct actions and damaging comments by someone of Bono's stature
One out of every ten school-age girls in sub-Sarahan Africa routinely skips school about 50 days a year. The reason why is so unbelievable it boggles the mind. It's because they're menstruating.