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.

Katrina vanden Heuvel giving her acceptance speech. IPS Senior Adviser John Cavanagh (left) and Representative Jamie Raskin (right) look on in the background.

Katrina vanden Heuvel Wins the Marc Raskin Award for Civic and Intellectual Courage Katrina vanden Heuvel Wins the Marc Raskin Award for Civic and Intellectual Courage

In her acceptance speech, The Nation's editorial director and publisher highlighted the fragility of democracy, Russia’s brutal assault on Ukraine, and the inevitability of change....

Jun 16, 2023 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Press Room

In recent months, there has been a spike in demand for Ozempic, or semaglutide, due to its weight loss benefits, which has led to shortages.

Can the Rich and Powerful Live Forever? Can the Rich and Powerful Live Forever?

The madness of new longevity treatments.

Jun 12, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The US Capitol in Washington, DC, US, on Friday, June 2, 2023. The Senate passed legislation to suspend the US debt ceiling and impose restraints on government spending through the 2024 election, ending a drama that threatened a global financial crisis. Photographer: Nathan Howard/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Once More, the Washington Debt Ceiling Ritual Ends in a Lousy Deal Once More, the Washington Debt Ceiling Ritual Ends in a Lousy Deal

What cuts there are come in all the wrong places.

Jun 5, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Pennsylvania state House Rep. Sara Innamorato discuss a matter with her staff on February 22, 2019, in Pittsburgh.

Before 2024, Look to the States Before 2024, Look to the States

Local victories don’t often make national headlines, but they make real and tangible change possible.

May 24, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Protester with sign

Is This the Most Dangerous Right-Wing Think Tank You’ve Never Heard Of? Is This the Most Dangerous Right-Wing Think Tank You’ve Never Heard Of?

Meet the Foundation for Government Accountability.

May 10, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Evgeniya Berkovich speaks at Snob magazine's Made in Russia 2021 awards ceremony at the Yermolova Moscow Drama Theater.

Hunt Murderers, Not Poets Hunt Murderers, Not Poets

In support of arrested Russian poet Evgenia Berkovich.

May 10, 2023 / The Nation and Katrina vanden Heuvel

The ChatGPt website on a tablet.

Will AI Lead to Human Extinction? Will AI Lead to Human Extinction?

We can create a world where artificial intelligence meets its spectacular promise to improve the lives of all humanity—but only if we work together.

Apr 25, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

A patient rests in a corridor waiting for a room at Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in California on January 3, 2021.

Why Do the Richest Americans Live a Decade Longer Than the Poorest? Why Do the Richest Americans Live a Decade Longer Than the Poorest?

Falling life expectancy is no accident—it is a direct result, and failure, of policy.

Apr 11, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Former Defense Secretary General James Mattis speaks with Richard Haass (right), president of The Council on Foreign Relations, in 2019.

After the Iraq Debacle, Why Does the National Security Establishment Remain Unshaken? After the Iraq Debacle, Why Does the National Security Establishment Remain Unshaken?

Mission unaccomplished—and lessons unlearned.

Mar 30, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

A man does a banking transaction at a Citibank ATM fast cash machine.

What if the People Owned the Banks? What if the People Owned the Banks?

The case for public banking.

Mar 28, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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