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on Dec 9, 2014 - 12:07 PM ET
protest

Editor’s Note: Each week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column here.

As I write, New York City is witnessing...

on Dec 2, 2014 - 10:25 AM ET
save the net

Editor’s Note: Each week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column here.

In May, HBO comedian...

on Nov 25, 2014 - 15:01 PM ET
Kiev's Independence Square

Editor’s Note: Each week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column here.

Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations,...

on Nov 19, 2014 - 11:23 AM ET
criminal justice

Editor’s Note: Each week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column here.

There isn’t much room for optimism among progressives these...

on Nov 18, 2014 - 10:27 AM ET
Boeing

Is corporate CEO pay really out of control? Well, consider Fleecing Uncle Sam, a new report from the Institute for Policy Studies and the Center for Effective Government. Of the 100 highest-paid CEOs in the US, the study finds, twenty-nine of them received more compensation than their companies paid in federal income tax.

Take American Airlines, for example. CEO W. Douglas Parker took home $17.7 million in total compensation in 2013, while his company...

Economics, Inequality, Corporations
on Nov 11, 2014 - 10:58 AM ET
Congressional Republicans

Editor’s Note: Each week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com. Read the full text of Katrina’s column here.

In the early third century BC, after King Pyrrhus of Epirus again took brutal casualties in defeating...