Katrina vanden Heuvel

Editorial Director and Publisher


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.

Bush’s Assaults on Women–Updated Bush’s Assaults on Women–Updated

Since George W. Bush arrived in DC, he has been waging a not-so-quiet war against women and families, as I detailed in a recent weblog. Now, Bush has vowed to sign into law...

Oct 22, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

George W.’s Secret Birthday Message to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. George W.’s Secret Birthday Message to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

What with the Bush White House leaking like a sieve these days, it wasn't difficult to obtain a copy of George W.'s secret birthday message to the venerable historian and former ...

Oct 21, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Tear Down the Wall Tear Down the Wall

Pandering of the highest sort was on display last Friday, as President Bush announced that his Administration will "target" Americans who visit Cuba in violation of US laws. I...

Oct 17, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Where Does He Stand? Where Does He Stand?

Every day brings more evidence that this Administration and its rightwing cronies want to unmake everything good about this country, from Head Start to habeas corpus. Their ...

Oct 15, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Bush’s Assaults on Women Bush’s Assaults on Women

While tales of Arnold's physical harassment of women should keep him out of the Governor's seat, George Bush's assaults against women nationwide--and around the world--should ens...

Oct 7, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

General Clark’s Song List General Clark’s Song List

General Wesley Clark's candidacy is still a work in progress. In his debut debate on September 25th, the Man from NATO said he needed more time to hammer out policies on healthca...

Oct 5, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Meeting the Dalai Lama Meeting the Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama recently ended a twenty-day trip to the United States that at times resembled a rock tour more than the series of scientific, spiritual and political meetings whic...

Oct 4, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

We’re All Californians Now We’re All Californians Now

"Is California Crazy?" was how The Week magazine billed its political discussion yesterday. Journalists (and gossip columnists, politicos, NYC fixtures and one of California's 13...

Oct 2, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Op-Ed or Op-Ad? Op-Ed or Op-Ad?

Has the Washington Post op-ed page gone into the "Op-Ad" business? In early September, the paper published an op-ed piece by Mark Penn, a paid political adviser to Democratic Pre...

Sep 22, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Déjà Vu With Condoleezza Rice Déjà Vu With Condoleezza Rice

One good measure of this Administration's extremism is the steady drumbeat of criticism being leveled against it by leading establishment figures--many not known for being politi...

Sep 22, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel