Latest from Katrina vanden Heuvel
  • Opinion

To stop abortion opponents, the only solution is mass mobilization

Because Republicans have chipped away at reproductive rights so gradually, it’s easy to underestimate this moment’s severity.
  • Sep 7, 2021
  • Opinion

It’s clear America can afford Biden’s investments at home. Just look at how much it spent on wars.

Our blundering overseas adventures make Biden's proposed domestic investments look like a bargain.
  • Aug 31, 2021
  • Opinion

Tax billionaires’ pandemic profits

In one proposal, Democrats can fund the Biden agenda and fight back against widening inequality.
  • Aug 24, 2021
  • Opinion

Rather than focus on how the U.S. got out of Afghanistan, focus on how it got in

There should be a serious accounting for the Afghanistan debacle.
  • Aug 17, 2021
  • Opinion

Extending the eviction moratorium is a big win for progressives. Now what?

A fragile victory still leaves millions of families in jeopardy.
  • Aug 10, 2021
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America faces cascading crises. Democrats must act.

Any serious effort to alleviate the real problems facing Americans will depend on progressives corralling Democratic unity.
  • Aug 3, 2021
  • Opinion

Democrats must control the crime narrative before it controls them

Democrats should offer their own 21st-century vision for reducing crime.
  • Jul 27, 2021
  • Opinion

Progressives around the country are recalling sewer socialism’s proud history

At the local level, sidewalk socialists represent a movement whose time has come.
  • Jul 20, 2021
  • Opinion

The community that may be hurt most by Republican voter restrictions: Americans with disabilities

Bills making it harder for them to vote from home is an affront to their civil rights.
  • Jul 13, 2021
  • Opinion

Break’s over. Will Democrats act?

President Biden has showed his ability to work across the aisle with his bipartisan infrastructure agreement. But the real test is whether he can bring Democrats together to address these challenges.
  • Jul 6, 2021