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.

Colin Powell at UN - AP

Powell Fails to Make Case Powell Fails to Make Case

The good soldier’s message at the UN is likely to carry enormous weight in shaping public opinion. But he did not make a compelling case.

Feb 6, 2003 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Progressive Blooms Progressive Blooms

As Molly Ivins put it in a recent column: "Across the length and breadth of this land of ours, from the mountain to the prairie, from every hill and dale comes the question, 'Wher...

Apr 18, 2002 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Endangering US Security Endangering US Security

Barely six months after Russian President Vladimir Putin became the Bush Administration's most valuable ally in the war against terrorism in Afghanistan, the promise of a historic...

Mar 28, 2002 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen

What’s Left? A New Life for Progressivism What’s Left? A New Life for Progressivism

NEW YORK--In the aftermath of September 11, pundits were quick to proclaim the American left a victim of the war on terrorism, for two reasons.

Nov 27, 2001 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Joel Rogers

Letters Letters

IF I HAD A HAMMER... Bellevue, Wash. I agree with Katrina vanden Heuvel on the necessity of building a better infrastructure to combat the right-wing...

Aug 23, 2001 / Letters / Katrina vanden Heuvel, Victor Navasky, and Our Readers

Building to Win Building to Win

In the progressive playbook for 2001, labor is called on to assume a leading role.

Jun 21, 2001 / Feature / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Putin’s Choice Putin’s Choice

Vladimir Putin has been Russia's President for seven months, but there is no agreement in Moscow as to who he is or what kind of leader he will be.

Jul 13, 2000 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Who Is Putin? Who Is Putin?

Russia's third presidential election, on March 26, should have been historic--the first democratic transfer of Kremlin power via the ballot box.

Mar 30, 2000 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Russia and Election 2000 Russia and Election 2000

President Boris Yeltsin's firing of his fifth Prime Minister in seventeen months and Russia's renewed war in the Caucasus are stark signs of his regime's instability, desperation...

Aug 19, 1999 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Help Russia Help Russia

A fateful crossroads in American-Russian relations is being obscured by Bill Clinton's impeachment and war against Iraq.

Dec 24, 1998 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen