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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

Using the insidious pretense of the "unitary
executive," George W.

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.

Blogs

Audiotape from a strategy session convened by the Koch brothers reveals that McConnell is nothing but a cynical obstructionist. 
Here at home, those charged with protecting our press freedom are endangering it instead. 
America stands to lose a great deal more from inversion deals from companies President Obama calls “corporate deserters.”
The NPVIC might help make the American vote count by transforming US presidential elections into a truly reformed one person, one vote...
An examination into our broken cannabis policy is well overdue—and should be about more than just marijuana.
Progressives need a counterweight to the ALEC, one built and operated with progressive values in mind. And soon, we might have one.
The deaths of the MH17 civilians ought to be the occasion for a cease-fire and a renewal of talks.
Anna Theofilopoulou details what she discovered about Cuba’s developments in healthcare, the economy and social practices. The...