Katrina vanden Heuvel

Editorial Director and Publisher

@KatrinaNation

Katrina vanden Heuvel is editorial director and publisher of The Nation, America’s leading source of progressive politics and culture. She served as editor of the magazine from 1995 to 2019.

Book Bans Are on the Rise. But Librarians and Authors Are Fighting Back.

Book Bans Are on the Rise. But Librarians and Authors Are Fighting Back. Book Bans Are on the Rise. But Librarians and Authors Are Fighting Back.

In the past few decades in the US, book banning has taken on a decidedly more genteel character.

Feb 8, 2022 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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The Exit From the Ukraine Crisis That’s Hiding in Plain Sight The Exit From the Ukraine Crisis That’s Hiding in Plain Sight

A 2015 agreement between Russia and Ukraine can provide the best chance at a lasting peace.

Feb 1, 2022 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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Congress Could Finally Ban Its Members From Trading Stocks—and Not a Moment Too Soon Congress Could Finally Ban Its Members From Trading Stocks—and Not a Moment Too Soon

Ending a thousand conflicts of interest can begin with a single step.

Jan 25, 2022 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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Stop the Stumble Toward War With Russia Stop the Stumble Toward War With Russia

The last thing we need is a war by proxy or, God forbid, directly with the Russians.

Jan 18, 2022 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Chloe Maxmin

What a Progressive Champion From Rural Maine Can Teach Democrats About Winning What a Progressive Champion From Rural Maine Can Teach Democrats About Winning

Chloe Maxmin can show Democrats new paths to victory.

Jan 11, 2022 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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What a Sensible Ukraine Policy Would Look Like What a Sensible Ukraine Policy Would Look Like

Despite all the bellicose blather, the real security interests of Americans are clear. Ukraine is not among them.

Jan 4, 2022 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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How Canceling Student Loan Debt Would Be Strategically Smart for Biden How Canceling Student Loan Debt Would Be Strategically Smart for Biden

The country desperately needs relief, and the president needs a political win.

Dec 28, 2021 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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The Coverage of Build Back Better’s Failure Is Focused on the Wrong Culprits The Coverage of Build Back Better’s Failure Is Focused on the Wrong Culprits

This isn’t a case of “Democratic disarray.”

Dec 21, 2021 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Biden’s At-Home Coronavirus Test Program Epitomizes Our Public Health Failures

Biden’s At-Home Coronavirus Test Program Epitomizes Our Public Health Failures Biden’s At-Home Coronavirus Test Program Epitomizes Our Public Health Failures

President Biden claims we’re “throwing everything we can at this virus.” But other countries with less to give have done more.

Dec 14, 2021 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Joe Biden

Biden Shouldn’t Use the Summit for Democracy to Start More Cold Wars Biden Shouldn’t Use the Summit for Democracy to Start More Cold Wars

Growing tensions with Russia and China only reinforce the nationalist and militarist factions in all countries.

Dec 8, 2021 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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