Nicholas Kristof's Top Stories

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  1. We Were Sued By A Billionaire Political Donor. We Won. Here's What Happened.
    Today we are happy to announce a monumental legal victory for Mother Jones: A judge in Idaho has ruled in our favor on all claims in a defamation case filed by a major Republican donor, Frank VanderSloot, and his company, Melaleuca Inc. In a decision...
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  2. DNC reveals details on final two debates
    Martin O'Malley, who distantly trails Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the polls, hopes to benefit from the DNC debates. DNC reveals details on final two debates By Ben Schreckinger 10/08/15 05:24 PM EDT The Democratic presidential...
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  3. The Color of Debt: How Collection Suits Squeeze Black Neighborhoods
    On a recent Saturday afternoon, the mayor of Jennings, a St. Louis suburb of about 15,000, settled in before a computer in the empty city council chambers. Yolonda Fountain Henderson, 50, was elected last spring as the city’s first black mayor. On...
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  4. Republicans on the Brink
    Back in the old era of American politics—say the election of 2008—the highest goal of Republicans or Democrats was to win the presidency and to control both houses of Congress. With what the ancients then called “control of government,” the...
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  5. Today, Belarus Matters
    Belarusian dissident and former political prisoner Andrei Sannikov celebrates his friend Svetlana Alexievich, the latest recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature. The result predicted by bookmakers came as a shock. A Belarusian writer, Svetlana...
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