Katrina vanden Heuvel

New York

Education: Princeton University, BA in Politics

Katrina vanden Heuvel 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. Her articles have also appeared in the
Latest from Katrina vanden Heuvel

Sarah Palin is a faux populist. Alaskans chose the authentic one.

Voters saw that Palin was in it for herself, while Democrat Mary Peltola was the real deal

December 6, 2022

The midterms showed Democrats don’t need to pander on crime

The Democratic Party shouldn't panic over the issue.

November 29, 2022

There’s an upside to crypto’s collapse

Congress has the chance to be bipartisan at last and regulate Big Tech.

November 22, 2022

How to end the war in Ukraine? Sit down and talk. It’s time.

Negotiating a diplomatic solution to the conflict is just common sense.

November 15, 2022

This Election Day, we’re still striving to achieve FDR’s Four Freedoms

The future of democracy requires an electorate free from fear.

November 8, 2022

Can we fix our battered politics to deal with converging crises?

The world's multiplying crises must be addressed. The question is by whom.

November 1, 2022

Democrats have helped working-class Americans. They need to say so loudly.

The Biden administration's economic victories aren't boosting Democrat's chances next month.

October 25, 2022

Why the economy is the dominant issue for Democrats in the midterms

Wages aren't keeping up with prices, and that's voters' biggest concern.

October 18, 2022

The Cuban missile crisis was 60 years ago, but it’s urgently relevant today

That pivotal moment proves that de-escalation and diplomacy can prevail.

October 11, 2022

The Supreme Court’s majority reconvenes its assault on democracy

The six-justice, right-wing majority is using a self-selected docket of cases to advance minority rule.

October 4, 2022