I was privileged to speak this past week at a Lifestyle Medicine Research Summit convened at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Along with the edification that came of listening to scholarly colleagues on various topics, I derived comfort...
Nicholas KristofIn discussions of health care, we correctly talk a good deal about access. We don't talk enough about nutrition -- policy often drives poor people to bad food and thus to bad health outcomes. And as @DrDavidKatz notes, cutting SNAP makes everything worse
Xiyue Wang was a graduate student at Princeton who had been sentenced to 10 years in prison on two charges of espionage that U.S. officials have called groundless.
Nicholas KristofSome good news: In a prisoner swap, Iran has freed Xiyue Wang, a Princeton graduate student who had been imprisoned since 2016 for engaging in scholarly research. Credit to Brian Hook for negotiating his release.
Video obtained by ProPublica shows the Border Patrol held a sick teen in a concrete cell without proper medical attention and did not discover his body until his cellmate alerted guards. The video doesn’t match the Border Patrol's account of his...
Residents in the nation’s slums suffer with the economy’s collapse.
Nicholas KristofI'm doing something unusual with my column for tomorrow: I'm not running it and am using the space for photos from Venezuela depicting the collapse of health care and living standards there. This once great country may be heading for famine
Grass-roots movements in Iran, Iraq and other nations continue to push for rights nonetheless.
Nicholas KristofMy @nytopinion colleague @tomfriedman on how Iran and other countries are rejecting authoritarian leaders and trying to untangle tribalism -- even as the US is becoming more tribal and the GOP is embracing an authoritarian ruler.
Newly uncovered documents show the consulting giant helped ICE find “detention savings opportunities” — including measures the agency’s staff sometimes viewed as too harsh on immigrants.
Nicholas KristofHow @McKinsey helped President Trump carry out his immigration policies, recommending cuts in spending on food and health care for migrants. McKinsey needs to hire a consulting company to search for its soul.