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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.

Articles

News and Features

In celebration of Earth Day, The Nation salutes those who took part in the top five environmental victories of the year.

The Democratic Party needs to reset its moral compass and close the
gap between workers' pay and CEO salary by raising the minimum wage.

The massive number of Americans who support raising the minimum wage
should spur Congress to action.

Among the sweetest victories of 2005: Social Security reform has been blocked, pressure to withdraw from Iraq is growing and progressive activists are making progress on local, state and national issues.

Compassionate conservativism n. An expensively cultivated
phrase created by a decades-old and well-funded Radical Right program
of Orwellian doublespeak.

Rush Limbaugh would should skip the juvenile hurricane jokes and summon up some genuine empathy for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

In February 1917 bread riots, led by women, many of them elderly, broke out in the center of St. Petersburg.

The bloody end to the hostage crisis in Beslan resulted in unfathomable human suffering.

Blogs

The Detroit Water and Sewage Department plans to shut off water for delinquent customers at a rate of 1,500 to 3,000 this summer. 
While Obama has begun to act on what the country needs, Republican obstruction refuses to pass bills and solve problems.
Talking about opportunity alone fails to address the unfairness of the current system.
Walgreens wants to use tax loopholes to take $4 billion out of taxpayers’ pockets. And that’s just the beginning.
There is much to celebrate in Mississippi, yet America still needs a year of action on voting rights. 
Obama’s real failure has been his inability to lead a global New Deal.
It’s time to talk about paid sick days, maternity/paternity leave and America’s backwards family workplace values.
We’ve been talking to the wrong politicians about Iraq and yet the media continues to solicit them.