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Nicholas Kristof

New York Times columnist

Nicholas Kristof is a New York Times columnist.

Nicholas Kristof
17 Jun 2016

The control factor

The US problem isn't Muslims out of control, but guns out of control, with no serious effort to keep firearms out of the hands of violent people.

17 Jun 2016
30 Nov 2015

Many 'unseen' chemicals are destroying us

In recent weeks, two major medical organisations have issued independent warnings about toxic chemicals in products all around us. Unregulated substances, they say, are sometimes linked to breast and prostate cancer, genital deformities, obesity, diabetes and infertility.

30 Nov 2015 1
12 Oct 2015

Asian-Americans triumph despite prejudice

This is an awkward question, but here goes: Why are Asian-Americans so successful in America? It's no secret that Asian-Americans are disproportionately stars in American schools, and even in American society as a whole. Census data shows that Americans of Asian heritage earn more than other groups, including whites. Asian-Americans also have higher educational attainment than any other group.

12 Oct 2015 1