Katrina vanden Heuvel

Katrina vanden Heuvel

Katrina vanden Heuvel is an American editor and publisher. She is the editor, publisher, and part-owner of the magazine The Nation. She has been the magazine's editor since 1995.

 

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Will Trump’s Poisonous Politics Leave Lasting Damage?
Donald Trump is mainstreaming hate. That was the central message of Hillary Clinton’s speech last week in Reno, Nev., where she detailed Trump’s record of stoking racism and conspiracy theories. “From the start,” she declared, “Donald Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia.” Clinton...
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The Phony Populism of Donald Trump
Last week, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suggested that “Second Amendment people” could rise up against Hillary Clinton if she wins the election and called President Obama “the founder of ISIS.” He also delivered a policy speech at the Detroit Economic Club that, understandably,...
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Tuesday, August 09, 2016
The Sanders Movement Is Only Just Beginning
Here they come. While the media focuses on the spectacle of Donald Trump’s implosion, what Jane Sanders calls the “next chapter” of the Sanders political revolution is already beginning. Last week, Pramila Jayapal , one of the rising stars of the Bernie Sanders movement, won a decisive victory in...
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016
How Billionaires, Corporations and Secretive Governments Curtail Press Freedom
James Madison once wrote , “A popular Government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy; or, perhaps both.” Nearly two centuries later, the tragic farce that is Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is making a mockery of the right to...
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Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Clinton May Take the Nomination, But Sanders Has Won the Debate
Eight years ago today , Hillary Clinton ended her presidential campaign after a long and bitter Democratic primary fight. Tonight, by the time the votes are counted in California, Clinton is expected to secure enough delegates (including pledged delegates and endorsing superdelegates) to make her...
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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
A New Campaign to Hold Wall Street Accountable Emerges
Wall Street’s big banks remain too big to fail and its bankers apparently too big to jail. If Wall Street is ever once more to serve Main Street rather than sabotage it, citizens will have to do the heavy lifting. Last week, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit...
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Progressive Women Are Running for Office all over the Country
With Donald Trump’s misogyny under the microscope, Democrats could have a secret weapon on their side between now and November: not “the woman’s card,” as Trump has called it, but the actual progressive women who will appear on ballots nationwide. Hillary Clinton’s bid to become the first woman...
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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Against Trump, Clinton Should Resist the Temptation of Triangulation
Like a taco bowl from Trump Tower Grill , the Republican Party is being devoured by a demagogue. Now that Donald Trump has wiped out the last of his primary opponents, Republicans find themselves in the awkward position of being expected to take a stance on a presumptive nominee whom many of them...
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Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Bernie Sanders Should Push for a New Realism in Foreign Policy
Donald Trump’s formal foreign policy address last week hurled a stick into the hive of the foreign policy establishment. Republican and Democrat foreign policy mavens erupted and buzzed around to attack the intruder. Anyone not reading the text would think it was a contradictory spewing of nonsense...
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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The Welcome Rebellion in the Democratic Party
The political fallout from the Panama Papers has been felt throughout the world. So far, the trove of leaked documents has exposed shady financial activities involving powerful and wealthy figures such as British Prime Minister David Cameron, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Russian President...
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