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How Do We Increase Empathy?

nytimes.com — 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 at the age of 54. The column was a call for empathy for those who are struggling, but, predictably, scolds complained that Kevin's problems were of his own making.

Helping Women and Girls. Period.

kristof.blogs.nytimes.com — A friend recently laughed about the time she was unloading the groceries and absent-mindedly put a box of tampons in the freezer, leading her pre-teen daughter to inquire whether they worked better when cold. We all have our stories - ranging from the funny to the mildly embarrassing to the mortifying - that revolve around menstrual mishaps and messes.

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Reagan, Obama and inequality: Nicholas Kristof

oregonlive.com — By Nicholas Kristof Since the end of the 1970s, something has gone profoundly wrong in America. Inequality has soared. Educational progress slowed. Incarceration rates quintupled. Family breakdown accelerated. Median household income stagnated. "It's morning again in America" - that was a campaign slogan by President Ronald Reagan in 1984.

Where’s the Empathy?

nytimes.com — YAMHILL, Ore. - THE funeral for my high school buddy Kevin Green is Saturday, near this town where we both grew up. The doctors say he died at age 54 of multiple organ failure, but in a deeper sense he died of inequality and a lack of good jobs.

Op-Ed Columnist - The Best Kids’ Books Ever - NYTimes.com

nytimes.com — So how will your kids spend this summer? Building sand castles at the beach? Swimming at summer camp? Shedding I.Q. points? In educating myself this spring about education, I was aghast to learn that American children drop in I.Q. each summer vacation - because they aren't in school or exercising their brains.

Nicholas Kristof: Reagan, Obama and inequality

sacbee.com — Obama's proposals are DOA, but he's exactly right in the way he framed the inequality issue: "Will we accept an economy where only a few of us do spectacularly well?"

Reagan, Obama and Inequality

nytimes.com — Since the end of the 1970s, something has gone profoundly wrong in America. Inequality has soared. Educational progress slowed. Incarceration rates quintupled. Family breakdown accelerated. Median household income stagnated. "It's morning again in America" - that was a campaign slogan by President Ronald Reagan in 1984.

Smart guns make sense

mysanantonio.com — About 20 children and teenagers are shot daily in the United States, according to a study by the journal Pediatrics. [...] guns kill more preschool-age children (about 80 a year) than police officers (about 50), according to the FBI and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Smart guns save lives, so where are they? Nicholas Kristof

oregonlive.com — BOULDER, Colo. - Just after Christmas, Veronica Rutledge of Blackfoot, Idaho,took her 2-year-old son to a Wal-Mart store to spend holiday gift cards. As theystrolled by the electronics section, according to news reports, the toddlerreached into his mom's purse and pulled out a handgun that she legally carried.He pulled the trigger once and killed her.
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Jan 29, 2015

RT @Inimai: Great article re how girls in poverty can't get basic female hygiene needs covered mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/kristof/… @nickkristof @jweisswolf

Jan 29, 2015

@h4emtfr Well, people keep putting two fs on my name, so we're even!

Jan 29, 2015

How Do We Increase Empathy? My column about literature, volunteering, prayer--and pandas nyti.ms/1DjpE4R pic.twitter.com/rzBW4jrWe8

Jan 28, 2015

RT @greenhousenyt: Former U.S. ambassador to Israel: “What he did was totally unacceptable from standpoint of diplomacy..It's unheard-of nytimes.com/2015/01/29/us/…

Jan 28, 2015

RT @greta: RETWEET this if you are OUTRAGED that a gun range owner banned Muslims from her Arkansas gun range #LegalPanel @FoxNews

Jan 28, 2015

Since the author of Guantanamo Diary can't go on book tour, seems right to help him by tweeting or RTing this review nyti.ms/15tb1Bs

Jan 28, 2015

RT @benhecht: Read this. What are the best ways to improve the world by 2030? @mattbish latest economist.com/news/finance-a…

Jan 28, 2015

RT @BillGates: Last time we cut the child death rate in half, it took 25 years. We will do it again in 15. cards.twitter.com/cards/u0488/b2…

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