Stories by Katrina vanden Heuvel

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Posted on: Oct 16, 2009, Source:

The flaw in Arianna's reasoning is to equate Biden's advocacy of counterterrorism with principled stances on law and diplomacy.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2009, Source: The Nation

According to a new Pew study, little attention has been paid to the way America's financial crisis has affected its citizens.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2009, Source:

This isn't a healthcare crisis, this is a state of emergency.

Posted on: May 6, 2009, Source: The Nation

Myths will need to be debunked, front groups exposed, and money trails followed.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2009, Source: The Nation

As we mark the first 100 days of his presidency, it is staggering to consider the enormous challenges President Obama inherited from his predecessor.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation

Why more substantive debate and non-military solutions are needed in this war.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2009, Source: The Nation

An unlikely senator takes on the cause of reforming America's overloaded and barbaric jails.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2009, Source:

President Obama supports a nuclear free world, but he faces a high noon showdown in the form of his own Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2008, Source: The Nation

The appointment of Robert Gates -- a vocal critic of Obama's Iraq withdrawal plan who will undoubtedly shape policy-- is alarming.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2008, Source: The Nation

Our current military budget is almost equal to all of the rest of the world's defense budgets combined. This is unsustainable.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2008, Source:

Obama needs to be bold with the challenges he faces: a cratering economy, broken healthcare system, two wars, poverty and inequality and much more.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2008, Source: The Nation

The fate of Obama's presidency will be determined by how bold he chooses to be.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2008, Source:

A sad tale emerges of willfully arrogant behavior designed to undermine a wise woman's good judgment.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2008, Source: The Nation

Biden, Obama, and the Dems are rallying to escalate the war in Afghanistan. But trading one war for another would be catastrophic.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2008, Source: The Nation

Obama will be the president we want him to be if we mobilize support on the progressive issues and ward off the influence of entrenched interests.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2008, Source: The Nation

Obama is showing sound thinking on Iraq, so why does he continue to talk abou tescalating the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan?

Posted on: Jul 6, 2008, Source: The Nation

America is experiencing a surge of hope -- the time is right to invigorate our damaged democracy and capture greater power for the people.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2008, Source: The Nation

The anger of Clinton supporters should be channeled at the media, not Senator Obama.

Posted on: May 28, 2008, Source: The Nation

Now that a deal with Burger King has been signed, it's time to go after WalMart, Whole Foods and the other big supermarket chains.

Posted on: May 15, 2008, Source: The Nation

The fast-food company tries to hide its anti-labor practices.