iOS app Android app

Nicholas Kristof

For Philanthropy, Make No Little Plans And Take Bold, Small Actions

Brady Josephson | Posted 11.17.2015 | Impact
Brady Josephson

The World's Columbian Exposition wasn't as much about a fair but an emerging city fighting for the respect of the world in times of change. Similarly, BBCON for me was less about a technology conference but the current changes that will affect the philanthropic sector in the near future.

Again With the Model Minority Talk?

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics
Bruce Reyes-Chow

If you have not read the recent New York Times opinion piece from Nicholas Kristof, The Asian Advantage, this op-ed, has once again riled-up those docile, quiet, and respectful Asian Americans.

Guns, Politics And That Fake First Family: How To Create A Better World

Cathy Chester | Posted 10.08.2015 | Impact
Cathy Chester

Sometimes I think we're living in some scary, cracked mirror world because it feels as if we're spinning out-of control. Odd, surreal and violent events are taking place every day. At times I have to pinch myself to make sure I'm not dreaming.

Dying From Corruption

Kate Grant | Posted 06.26.2015 | Impact
Kate Grant

Maybe it's time the financial institutions and oil and diamond companies that help keep the political elite in those Porsches wake up to their complicity in this unfolding tragedy.

Making Way for Sustainable Impact

Caroline Bodian | Posted 10.15.2015 | Impact
Caroline Bodian

"If I die BASE jumping," Bryan Swick Turner wrote in a letter addressed to his closest friends, "Please, and I cannot emphasize this enough, do everything you can to help end extreme poverty by 2030 and do your utmost to achieve sustainable development beyond that.

Why We Should Do Good by Giving Better

Rhema Hokama | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Rhema Hokama

I think that if we're open to being challenged and eager to contribute, each of us will find that we can make a measurable difference by donating either money or time to bettering the lives of those who live with so much less than ourselves.

Tamir Rice is Not the Perfect Victim. There Are None.

Janessa E. Robinson | Posted 04.13.2015 | Black Voices
Janessa E. Robinson

Despite Kristoff and other like-minded misguided people, we will not be shamed out of fighting in the name of Mike Brown or any other "un-perfect" victim. We will not be shamed out of mourning their deaths.

Documentary Tells Story Of Trafficking Victims Forced To Bring Home "$40, No Less" And Who's Helping Them

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.11.2015 | Impact

Nashville may be known for its country music, but another scene is alive and well in the Tennessee capital: Sex trafficking. In a clip from "A Pat...

Ronan and Mia Farrow Find Shining Hope in One of the World's Worst Slums

Allison Carmen | Posted 04.08.2015 | Impact
Allison Carmen

One of the featured stories in this last episode is about a school called Shining Hope for Communities, which provides free education for impoverished, at-risk girls and a network of empowerment and poverty alleviation programs in one of Africa's largest slums.

In Helping Baby's First Teacher, 'A Path Appears'

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 04.04.2015 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

The 15 million U.S. children growing up in poverty are typically more than 18 months behind their better-off peers by the time they enter school. Many never catch up. So I'm very thankful that tonight at 10 p.m. the new PBS documentary series A Path Appears is showing that these children are not a lost cause.

What Eva Longoria Learned in the Barrios of Cartagena

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 04.04.2015 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

When New York Times journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn invited her to go to Cartagena, Colombia to film a documentary companion to their latest book, A Path Appears, she was ready.

Don't Dismiss Teens Who Volunteer Just To Boost Their College Applications

New York Times | Nicholas Kristof | Posted 01.29.2015 | Impact

In my last column, I wrote about a high school buddy, Kevin Green, a warm and helpful man who floundered in a tough job market, hurt his back and died...

Nicholas Kristof Still Disagrees With Bill Maher On Radical Islam

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 01.27.2015 | Religion

Nicholas Kristof was sitting next to Ben Affleck in October of 2014 as the actor famously sparred with Bill Maher over the principles of radical Islam...

Actress Malin Akerman Joins Nicholas Kristof to Support The PBS Series: A Path Appears

Allison Carmen | Posted 03.26.2015 | Impact
Allison Carmen

The three-part series A Path Appears will premiere on PBS on January 26. I highly recommend it for anyone who is interested in learning more about the challenges our global community faces today, and the uplifting understanding of how we can each make a difference to improve the quality of life for those most in need.

Our 8 Favorite (Eye-Opening!) Quotes of 2014

Millennium Campus Network | Posted 02.21.2015 | Impact
Millennium Campus Network

The Awards, presented at the sixth annual Millennium Campus Conference at Lynn University, recognized influencers who use their global platforms for good.

Outrage: Trafficking 100,000 Children in USA Must Be Stopped!

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 01.17.2015 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

Sadly, the news about is not new. In 2012 ABC News in Phoenix reported 51 arrests as a result of a police action against this web site and in 2013, NBC News also ran an expose on backpage.

The Wisdom of Kristof's and WuDunn's 'A Path Appears'

John Thompson | Posted 01.17.2015 | Education
John Thompson

Speaking of love, a book like A Path Appears could not have been produced by the intellect alone. Kristof and WuDunn are obviously motivated by a passion to help their fellow human beings.

What Does Your Courage Look Like?

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

So here we are. Halloween over. Election Day over. Veteran's Day here. And all I can think about is: Courage.

Shutting Down Websites Won't Shut Down Prostitution

Alison Bass | Posted 01.07.2015 | Crime
Alison Bass

I have spent the last four years interviewing law enforcement, sex workers and experts on the sex industry for an upcoming book and they all say that shutting down one or two websites that permit ads for sex work will only make things worse for girls and women who are being sexually exploited.

Educating Bill Maher

Benjamin Orbach | Posted 01.03.2015 | Religion
Benjamin Orbach

Maher is right that we should stand up for liberal principles everywhere, but it does no justice to our principles if our arguments are stacked on a foundation of stereotypes.

Regular People Who Changed The World, And How You Can Too

National Geographic | Simon Worrall and Heather Dune Macadam | Posted 10.14.2014 | World

In their first best-selling book, Half the Sky, husband and wife team Nicholas D. Kristof, a New York Times columnist, and Sheryl WuDunn—who togethe...

The Problem I Have With Religion: Going Beyond Bill Maher

Carol Smaldino | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

Up here in the clouds, on a plane from Denver (well, Fort Collins) to New York, there is no change in political atmosphere as of yet, although I did p...

Kristof Gets It Wrong

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media
Matthew Chapman

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.

Lucy Liu's Heart & Actions Beyond The Digital Screen

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment
One World with Deepak Chopra

For most people, Lucy Liu needs no introduction; her illustrious film and television career has made her a household name. As the child of Chinese ...

My Conversation with Nicholas Kristof

Tavis Smiley | Posted 11.22.2014 | Media
Tavis Smiley

Tonight on PBS, I'm joined by New York Times columnist and best-selling author, Nicholas Kristof.