Katrina vanden Heuvel

New York

Columnist covering national politics, progressive politics and movements, and foreign policy

Education: Princeton University, BA in Politics

Katrina vanden Heuvel writes a weekly column for The Post. She is the editor and publisher of the Nation magazine. She has also edited or co-edited several books, including “The Change I Believe In: Fighting for Progress in the Age of Obama” (2011), “Meltdown: How Greed and Corruption Shattered Our Financial System and How We Can Recover” (2009), “Taking Back America — and Taking Down the Radical Right” (2004) and “Voices of Glasnost: Interviews with Gorbachev’s Reformers” (1990). She is a frequent commentator on U.S. and international politics for ABC, MSNBC, CNN, PBS, WNYC and Democracy Now
Latest from Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Mississippi water crisis is the tip of the global disaster to come

Extreme weather will put a strain on global water supplies.

September 27, 2022

What do Americans care about? Not a Cold War with Russia and China.

Americans' top security concerns include safety at home and protecting jobs.

September 20, 2022

For Democrats, Alaska’s special election offers singular lessons

The race can be a road map for campaigns in areas the party has all but written off .

September 13, 2022

It’s time for Democrats to act on a dark money ban in primaries

The unregulated funds are used to hurt progressive candidates.

September 6, 2022

Pickleball raises our social capital. That’s what America needs.

The game brings people together at a time of growing isolation and division.

August 30, 2022

Workers are organizing independently. Why don’t our politicians seem to care?

It's the only protection workers have against corporate resistance to unionizing.

August 23, 2022

California could transform how fast food workers are treated

Gavin Newsom may have a chance to prove his commitment to the working class.

August 16, 2022

Washington is gung-ho for a new Cold War. But that’s a bad old idea.

But it should focus on our security at home instead.

August 9, 2022

The U.S. is bad at handling epidemics. Monkeypox is the latest example.

Vaccines are limited, communication is poor, and conspiracy theories abound.

August 2, 2022

If Democrats are losing the working class, it’s not because of the left

The reason people are disenchanted is because this economy doesn't work for them.

July 26, 2022