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.

How to Really Save Private Lynch How to Really Save Private Lynch

"We face an unemployment problem that is certainly without precedent in my lifetime," said Paul Bremer, the US-appointed Governor of Iraq, as he unveiled a $100 million public wo...

Jun 14, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Where’s the Accountability? Where’s the Accountability?

Remember the outrage over Bill Clinton's dissembling about Monica? But where's the outrage on the right over this Administration's manipulation of intelligence regarding Iraq's W...

Jun 9, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Reality TV and Historical Amnesia Reality TV and Historical Amnesia

As Gore Vidal likes to say, we're living in the United States of Amnesia. If you had any reason to doubt the great man, check out the new reality shows crowding our TV screens cu...

Jun 7, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Risks of Inaction The Risks of Inaction

Remember Vice President Dick Cheney's dire warning, in the run-up to war against Iraq: "The risks of inaction are far greater than the risk of action." I'd like to see Congressio...

Jun 6, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The United States of France? The United States of France?

Condoleezza Rice is still lecturing the French for refusing to support war against Iraq. Congress is still serving "freedom" fries for lunch. Donald Rumsfeld has consigned France...

Jun 4, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Another World is (Still) Possible Another World is (Still) Possible

In these days of defensive shadow boxing, it's a rare world leader who has something visionary to say. But amidst the pompous rituals of the G-8 summit in Evian, France, Brazilia...

Jun 4, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Burying Torture Burying Torture

The great journalist and former Nation Washington editor I.F. Stone, who often saw what others missed, once told David Halberstam that the Washington Post was an exciting paper t...

Jun 3, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Saturday at Jimmy’s Uptown Saturday at Jimmy’s Uptown

It was conceived as the beginning of a conversation about how to raise issues of social and economic justice through music, journalism, literature, TV, theatre and film. The ...

Jun 2, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Doing it Right Doing it Right

"Running for President? Health Care Better Be Your Priority" is the hard-to-miss slogan on a poster in the Des Moines, Iowa airport. Dreamt up by the Service Employees Internatio...

May 30, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Doing Clinton: Good for Business Doing Clinton: Good for Business

A few weeks ago I argued that rightwing talk show hosts like Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly and Joe Scarborough could go out of business if they didn't have Bill and Hillary to kick...

May 29, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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