Remarks from Nation publisher and longtime IPS board member on receiving the Raskin Award.
Institute for Policy Studies’ Second Annual Marcus Raskin Award for Civic and Intellectual Courage Will Honor Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editorial Director and Publisher of The Nation
Katrina vanden Heuvel has displayed civic and intellectual courage both in battling right-wing forces in the mainstream media and as a fierce defender of vigorous and respectful debates within the progressive movement.
The memories and obituaries trickling in from all over are a tribute to Marc’s legacy — as a brilliant intellect, a lifelong activist, and a kind, caring human being.
Institute for Policy Studies co-founder Marcus Raskin has provided inspiration for progressive thinkers and social movements for over 50 years.