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Pundits Waiting for a Palestinian Gandhi? Meet Khader Adnan.

Peter Hart | Posted 04.18.2012 | Media
Peter Hart

The pundits who tell us that they crave a dramatic nonviolent Palestinian narrative can write the story of Khader Adnan, who has drawn comparisons to celebrated Irish hunger striker Bobby Sands. But they are not writing his story.

Congress Warned 'Toxic Stress' Dooms Homeless Children To Lifelong Poverty

Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

After the Apontes lost their Long Island home and moved into a motel, Yolanda and her husband began worrying about their youngest son, who had turned ...

Women Hold Up Half The Sky

Kate Grant | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts
Kate Grant

The exhibit challenges you to open your eyes, open your mind, open your heart, and most of all to act to improve the lot of the world's women. The enemy is not men. The enemy is indifference and its evil twin inaction.

Good Games -- Is It possible?

Mateo Gutierrez | Posted 03.28.2012 | Technology
Mateo Gutierrez

I don't think people who play Zynga games are bad. Just like I don't think the grandma in Vegas is bad. They're just sad.

Nicholas Kristof Blasts Backpage For Aiding Child Prostitution

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 03.27.2012 | Media

New York Times op-ed columnist Nicholas Kristof has penned a scathing piece about Backpage and the site's links to child prostitution. Kristof desc...

Baad, Baad Teecherz

Dennis Danziger | Posted 03.24.2012 | Education
Dennis Danziger

Sad that Nicholas Kristof is joining a pool of writers who are creating a new American stereotype: the bad teacher.

Nicholas Kristof To Launch Humanitarian Facebook Game

Posted 01.13.2012 | Impact

Though his writing has impacted people worldwide, prolific journalist Nicholas Kristof is set to parlay his dedication to humanitarian issues to an ev...

Gifts That Give Back This Holiday Season

Posted 12.09.2011 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: As the year winds down and the presents pile up, it's easy to get c...

Nick Kristof Detained In Bahrain

Posted 02.08.2012 | Media

New York Times columnist Nick Kristof was detained by police while covering a protest in Bahrain on Friday. Kristof and his videographer, Adam Ellick,...

Nicholas Kristof On Why He Champions Women's Rights

Tabby Biddle | Posted 01.14.2012 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

Javaria lives near Lahore, Pakistan. Her mother, Saima Muhammad, was routinely beaten by her husband. Then Saima started a successful embroidery busin...

The Road Less Traveled

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 12.19.2011 | Impact
Elizabeth Nicholas

Examples abound of women in the developing world receiving loans, building businesses, and employing others with their capital, along with investing in education and infrastructure for their families and communities.

Dear New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof

David Harris | Posted 12.09.2011 | World
David Harris

You recently wrote a column in The New York Times entitled "Is Israel Its Own Worst Enemy?" Asserting that yours is "an act of friendship," you unle...

The Big Banks Lose Control of the Optics

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business
Joseph A. Palermo

If the feds under Reagan could prosecute a couple of corrupt high rollers on Wall Street, why can't they do it under Obama?

Innovative University

Michael Roth | Posted 11.30.2011 | College
Michael Roth

The free inquiry and experimentation of our education helps us to think for ourselves, take responsibility for our beliefs and actions, and be better acquainted with our own desires, our own hopes.

Rethinking U.S. Policy Toward Iran

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 11.23.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

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.

Move Over Twitter... Make Room for Tumblr

Rick Sanchez | Posted 08.20.2011 | Technology
Rick Sanchez

No TV network or newspaper can convey the thoughts, sentiments and feelings of people on the ground as well as their own words can, but there are limitations to getting your news in 140 characters or less. That's where Tumblr comes in.

Nicholas Kristof's Boneheaded "Paean to Economists"

Mark Engler | Posted 08.07.2011 | Impact
Mark Engler

The injustices of unfettered capitalism are not an accident -- they are a product of a system whose academic advocates have a lot to answer for. Economists have done enough of late. Let's hold the paeans.

Asking Nicholas Kristof to "Get Real" on Aid

Victoria Peng | Posted 07.26.2011 | College
Victoria Peng

Social scientists are whistle blowing because Kristof undermined the interdisciplinary nature of international development by creating an academic pedestal for economists.

Michael Calderone

How Will The New York Times Look Different On Sundays? | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.23.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- When New York Times editorial page editor Andy Rosenthal told staff Monday that reporter Frank Bruni will soon get a Sunday Op-Ed column, ...

Afghanistan War: What Richard Holbrooke Really Thought

Steve Clemons | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

The trends in America's engagement in Afghanistan bothered Richard Holbrooke greatly, and it's important for the Obama administration to take serious account of Holbrooke's concerns as the next steps on Afghanistan are weighed.

Michael Calderone

How The New York Times Will Shake Up Its Weekly Section | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.11.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- New York Times staffers in the editorial and news departments have been working for several months to reinvent the paper’s “Week in Re...

Women and War Zones: Lessons From the Rape of Lara Logan

Danielle Berrin | Posted 07.05.2011 | Media
Danielle Berrin

Many have wondered why a beautiful, blonde journalist with two young children would walk into a foreign mob in the middle of a revolution. For jour...

The Web As a Spotlight: An Alternative Look at Technology in the Arab Spring

Ben Cole | Posted 06.18.2011 | Technology
Ben Cole

Technology has not only made it possible for people around the world to peer into lives and circumstances across the globe, it's made many worldwide events impossible to ignore.

How Will You Show Some Love? Reinventing Valentine's Day

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

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.

George Clooney and Nicholas Kristof Take Malaria Questions From Readers

Vivian Glyck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

Two of my favorite leading men got together and brought the issue of malaria-related deaths to the forefront.