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Katrina vanden Heuvel

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Katrina vanden Heuvel

Katrina vanden Heuvel

Editor and Publisher

Katrina vanden Heuvel is Editor and Publisher of The Nation.

She is a frequent commentator on American and international politics on ABC, MSNBC, CNN and PBS. Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Foreign Policy magazine and The Boston Globe.

She writes a weekly web column for The Washington Post. Her blog "Editor's Cut" appears at thenation.com.

She is the author of The Change I Believe In: Fighting for Progress in The Age of Obama (Nation Books, 2011). She is also the editor of Meltdown: How Greed and Corruption Shattered Our Financial System and How We Can Recover and co-editor of Taking Back America--And Taking Down The Radical Right.


News and Features

Progressives must take the fall election seriously, even as they challenge the limits of the debate.

No one who has succeeded in America actually did it on his or her own.

Mass demonstrations in Moscow and dozens of other cities have been the most striking display of grassroots activism since the early 1990s.

Van Jones of Green For All has joined MoveOn.org, the Campaign for America’s Future and dozens of other progressive organizations to challenge the reign of private interests.

The arc of history bends towards justice, but it will not bend by itself.

Many progressives thought we had taken back America in 2008, but the work has just begun.

Building a new political order will take more than one election.

A wide-ranging Nation interview with the former Soviet president.

Happy days are here again--if you're Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase.


As he once wrote of history itself, Jonathan was “no respecter of conventional wisdom.”
Every $1 billion invested in the U.S. transportation infrastructure supports and creates some 47,500 jobs.
The real cost of Republican cruelty cannot be measured in dollars and cents, but in people’s lives.
Vergara’s ambivalent feelings about gentrifying Harlem stem from a recognition of just how far the neighborhood had fallen in...
This showdown can‘t be ignored. At stake is whether the CIA is accountable to the Congress and the law.
Iraqis continue to suffer, as much as ever, the fallout from this country’s callous lies and avoidable mistakes.
The stage is set for New York to ignite a nationwide movement rolling back some of the catastrophic consequences of Citizens United and (...
The four-term congressman from Minnesota’s Fifth District is boldly following in the footsteps of Humphrey, McCarthy, Mondale and...