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, December 6, 2016 - 3:45pm
Trump’s Team of Faux Populists and Real Crony Capitalists
“My whole life I’ve been greedy, greedy, greedy. I’ve grabbed all the money I could get. I’m so greedy,” President-elect Donald Trump boasted last January. “But now I’d like to be greedy for the United States.” It was a compelling story: the rapacious mogul turned Robin Hood, setting out to reform...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:30pm
Putin Didn’t Undermine the Election. We Did.
Three weeks after Election Day, allegations of Russian interference in the contest continue to appear. Adm. Michael S. Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, stated that there was a “conscious effort by a nation-state to achieve a specific end.” Green Party presidential nominee Jill...
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 11:15am
A Progressive’s Answer to Trumpism
As election 2016 winds to an end, it’s hard not to begin looking beyond Nov. 8. With Donald Trump behind in the polls and lashing out at the media, there is rampant speculation that Trump is laying the groundwork to launch his own media empire in the wake of his likely defeat. Yet, if he loses,...
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 4:15pm
How to Get Justice After the Wells Fargo Scandal
Wells Fargo’s abuse of its customers — its employees opened some 2 million accounts and credit cards for depositors who may not have wanted them — has sparked deserved outrage. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D.-Mass.) charged Wells Fargo chair and chief executive John Stumpf with “gutless leadership,”...
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 1:15pm
Trump’s Falsehoods on Election Rigging Are at Odds With Reality
Even before he walked onto the debate stage Monday night at Hofstra University, Donald Trump was complaining that his first head-to-head contest with Hillary Clinton was not fair. “The system is being rigged,” he charged last week . “They want the host to go after Trump.” For the Republican nominee...
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Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 11:30am
Edward Snowden Is the Perfect Candidate for a Presidential Pardon
Edward Snowden is the former National Security Agency contractor who risked his job, his prestige and his freedom to expose the NSA’s secret mass surveillance programs that trampled the privacy rights of Americans. For that, he has earned the gratitude of millions of Americans and the loathing of...
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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 1:45pm
No One Is Asking Clinton or Trump About the No. 1 Threat to Security
Last week we saw another installment of the media malpractice that has plagued the 2016 campaign. NBC’s Matt Lauer was widely criticized for his performance moderating the network’s Commander-in-Chief Forum, especially his failure to correct Donald Trump’s repetition of the lie that he opposed the...
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 12:30pm
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 - 9:45am
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 9, 2016 - 10:30am
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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