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.

Neoconning us Again? Neoconning us Again?

More inside the Beltway spinning at work: Libya's coming clean on WMD is solely the product of Bush's war in Iraq. That's what the Bush Administration wants us to believe. And t...

Dec 22, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Dean Takes on Big Media Dean Takes on Big Media

Howard Dean is making the message of the media reform movement part of his campaign--not just calling for overturning the FCC rules but also calling for breaking up existing med...

Dec 19, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Congress–Do No Harm! Congress–Do No Harm!

Here's what I Sent to The Hill--the DC weekly newspaper--when they asked me to contribute recently to their Punditspeak feature. Their question of the week: What Should Be the ...

Dec 18, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Down at the Mall Down at the Mall

Looking for serious sweatshop alternatives? Check out NoSweatShop.com, the new virtual union mall. Claiming to be "the first and only mall in the world where you can't find on...

Dec 10, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Building A Progressive Majority Building A Progressive Majority

It's no secret that progressives need to build a stronger political infrastructure if we're going to achieve an enduring majority for positive change in this country. After all, ...

Dec 7, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Doonesbury Demolishes Coulter Doonesbury Demolishes Coulter

Check out Garry Trudeau's Doonesbury as he demolishes Ann Coulter in his November 16 strip . "Ann's latest is called 'Treason,' in which she denounces all liberals as trait...

Dec 4, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

What Recovery? What Recovery?

Third-quarter GDP grew by 8.2 percent, October unemployment dropped to 6 percent, manufacturing orders are soaring, the stock market is up--as are profits, the value of stock opt...

Dec 4, 2003 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Bush as Financial Underdog? Bush as Financial Underdog?

I blamed it on my bleary eyes. After all, it was Friday 8:00am at the tail end of another long week. Was the New York Times's story actually reporting that, "Mr Bush's campaign s...

Dec 4, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Tony Kushner in America Tony Kushner in America

America is better for Tony Kushner. A self-described "God-believing Jew and a historical materialist socialist humanist agnostic," Kushner--a member of The Nation's editorial boa...

Dec 2, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

What Economic Recovery? What Economic Recovery?

Isn't it interesting that a few small percentage points here and there--third-quarter GDP showed an annual growth rate of 8.2 percent and monthly unemployment dropped from 6.1 pe...

Nov 26, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel