Posts tagged ‘Katrina vanden Heuvel’

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Facing the Alternative to Obama

by , posted on Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 9:18 pm

from The Nation

After four years, many voters haven’t quite seen the “change” they were hoping for from an Obama presidency. But a Republican takeover of the oval office would mean the reversal of every policy battle progressives have won—from the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell to the Affordable Care Act. Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel lays out why voting to keep Obama in office doesn’t mean compromising voter values, but rather preserving the opportunity to keep fighting.


The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel: Re-elect President Obama but push for more

by , posted on Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 10:10 pm

from Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer (Current)

Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation, talks with “Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer about what she would like to see happen if President Obama wins a second term.

“I think we need a peace and justice community to stand up and say, ‘We are not more secure with the escalation of drone wars or with the violation of civil liberties,'” vanden Heuvel says. She goes on to cite austerity measures that could be passed during an Obama second term in an effort to balance the budget as a major concern.


Chris Hayes and Katrina vanden Heuvel: The Twilight of the Elites

by , posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 7:50 pm

from The Nation

Have the elite leaders of our meritocratic society failed us? Nation Editor-at-Large Chris Hayes speaks with Editor and Publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel about the ways intelligence is used to detrimental ends, and how we can ensure it is used for good.