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.

Who’s ‘Dangerously Irresponsible’? Who’s ‘Dangerously Irresponsible’?

Calling them "dangerously irresponsible," US District Judge Robert Blackburn last week sentenced three nuns to prison for up to three years for swinging a hammer at a Minuteman I...

Jul 31, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Fried Rice? Fried Rice?

Sunday's front page Washington Post story about National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice is such a powerful indictment of her role in the runup to the Iraq war that for the s...

Jul 29, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

David Broder’s Tipping Point David Broder’s Tipping Point

You know this is a tipping point moment when veteran Washington Post columnist David Broder, a barometer of conventional wisdom, writes that "the shadow of defeat" is crossing Pr...

Jul 25, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Other Jessica Lynch Story The Other Jessica Lynch Story

Despite a boost from the killing of Saddam's two sons, George W looks increasingly vulnerable. As US deaths in Iraq mount, no weapons of mass destruction are found, the costs of ...

Jul 24, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Back to the UN? Back to the UN?

Next time you hear the Bush Administration boast about the multinational support for its occupation of Iraq, remember the story of the Hungarian truck company. It turns out tha...

Jul 23, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Smart Letters/Mad George’s Revisionism Smart Letters/Mad George’s Revisionism

Have you noticed that many days, in newspapers nationwide, the letters to the editor are more enlightening and provocative than the op-eds or editorials they're sandwiched betwee...

Jul 21, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Coalition of the Rational The Coalition of the Rational

Here's a modest proposal. Let's start a Coalition of the Rational to take back our country from this radical rightwing Administration. After all, these are times when true conser...

Jul 16, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Presidential Lies Presidential Lies

In my debate with Dick Armey on Hardball last Thursday night, the former House majority leader and current MSNBC consultant was obsessed with presidential lies and impeachment--t...

Jul 13, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Stonewalling Time Stonewalling Time

Have you heard about the Restore Freedom of Information Act? Support it--If you care about our democracy. Since October 2001, when Attorney General John Ashcroft reversed longs...

Jul 12, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Terminator President The Terminator President

What's it come to when Arnold Schwarzenegger plays the role of commander-in-chief and the US President acts like the Terminator? On his fourth of July USO tour of Baghdad, Schwar...

Jul 7, 2003 / Katrina vanden Heuvel