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.

What’s He Smoking? What’s He Smoking?

Maybe it's a drug problem? Comedian D.L. Hughley may just be on to something. Take Hughley's recent exchange with neocon Bill Kristol, editor of Rupert Murdoch's Weekly Standard,...

Sep 21, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Material Mom Material Mom

"I want to do everything," Madonna said recently. I thought she was talking about positions. (I was a keen reader of her X-rated 1992 book of photography, Sex.) My twelve year ol...

Sep 19, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Wesley Clark’s ‘High Noon’ Moment Wesley Clark’s ‘High Noon’ Moment

It was reported today that retired four-star General, ardent critic of Bush's national security policies, telegenic TV commentator, and recently declared Democrat Wesley Clark w...

Sep 12, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Richard Perle: The Price of Arrogance? Richard Perle: The Price of Arrogance?

So, Richard Perle--a man whose arrogance knows no limits, whose countless op-eds and television appearances about the imminent threat Iraq posed to the US deceived the American p...

Sep 6, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Battling Bush from the Grave Battling Bush from the Grave

(Update on "Sally Baron RIP") The AP reports explaining that Wisconsite Baron's family had asked that memorials in her honor be made to any organization working for the remova...

Sep 4, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

America’s New Anti-Imperialists America’s New Anti-Imperialists

In 1898, the Anti-Imperialist League was established to oppose America's territorial expansion, especially the "liberation" of the Philippines from Spain. Long before a Presiden...

Sep 3, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Bush’s Southern Problem Bush’s Southern Problem

"Any Democratic candidate will be destroyed in the South," gloated Chris Caldwell in a recent issue of the Weekly Standard. Caldwell should head to Greenville, South Carolina, on...

Aug 26, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Bush Endangers New Yorkers Bush Endangers New Yorkers

The Bush White House persistently manipulates scientific data to advance its ideology and the interests of its political supporters. That was the conclusion of a forty-page repor...

Aug 25, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Sally Baron RIP Sally Baron RIP

The passionate desire for democratic regime change in 2004 extends even into the grave. Hardworking Sally Baron of Stoughton, Wisconsin--who raised six children and cared for her...

Aug 25, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Postwar? Or Guerrilla War? Postwar? Or Guerrilla War?

On August 18th, one day before the horrifying bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, President Bush revised his earlier characterization of the fighting in Iraq. ...

Aug 21, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel