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.

George W–Hottie Flyboy? George W–Hottie Flyboy?

What is it with neocon women? They'll find any opportunity to bash the upper west side. In last Friday's Wall Street Journal, former Dan Quayle speech-writer and charter member ...

May 12, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Savage Standards? Savage Standards?

I was surprised when the producer from Chris Matthews' MSNBC show Hardball said they wanted me to talk about the controversy surrounding sportswriter Bob Ryan. Maybe I shouldn't ...

May 10, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Top Gun at Job Destruction Top Gun at Job Destruction

There's no denying that George Bush knows how to stage patriotic spectacles at sea, but the reality back on shore is not so technicolor pretty. Did you know that Top Gun Bush is ...

May 5, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Pity David Frum Pity David Frum

Conservative talking head and former Bush speechwriter David Frum was quoted yesterday by Howard Kurtz in his online Washington Post media column criticizing my "amazing breath c...

May 2, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Kerry & Dean–Where’s the Beef? Kerry & Dean–Where’s the Beef?

About a month ago, George Soros sent me a letter along with a copy of a recent speech he'd delivered offering his views on "America's Role in the World." (I'm sure I was one of t...

May 1, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Unbuilt Monuments Unbuilt Monuments

No monument will improve the lives of tens of millions of people living below the poverty line or repair Russia's ravaged public health system, idle factories, decaying farms, ...

Apr 28, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Emperor Bush Emperor Bush

Is Bush taking lessons from Julius Caesar? Apparently so. When Caesar's short but bloody conquest of the Celtic tribes led to the founding of the Roman province of Gaul (modern F...

Apr 24, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Democracy Bush-Style? Democracy Bush-Style?

Skip the stories about pro-consul Jay Garner, Bechtel's war profiteering and the Bush Administration's professed commitment to building democracy in Iraq. For a clear-eyed view o...

Apr 22, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Our Evangelist President Our Evangelist President

With America's leading evangelist in the White House, is it any wonder that Christian preacher Franklin Graham and his relief agency, Samaritan's Purse, are "poised and ready" ...

Apr 21, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Rather Takes on Rumsfeld Rather Takes on Rumsfeld

When asked by Larry King about Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's charges that the media had exaggerated the lawlessness and looting in Baghdad in the early days of the US oc...

Apr 20, 2003 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel