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Listen to the full interview with Katrina vanden Vuevel here https://www.patreon.com/posts/63015910. It starts at 24 minutes. This episode was recorded on Tuesday February 22, 2022, prior to the latest developments regarding Russian military operations. Matt Taibbi and Katrina vanden Heuvel talk about the latest news in Russia and Ukraine. Katrina vanden Heuvel is editorial director and publisher of The Nation. She served as editor of the magazine from 1995 to 2019. She writes a weekly column for The Washington Post. A frequent commentator on US and international politics for ABC, MSNBC, CNN, and PBS, her articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and The Boston Globe. Vanden Heuvel is also the author of several books, including The Change I Believe In: Fighting for Progress in The Age of Obama, and co-author of Voices of Glasnost: Interviews with Gorbachev’s Reformers. Vanden Heuvel has been recognized for her journalism and public service by organizations such as Planned Parenthood, the National Women’s Political Caucus, the New York Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Community Change, the Norman Mailer Center, the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill, American Rights at Work, Progressive Congress, and more. Matt Taibbi is an award-winning author of several books including Hate Inc.: How, And Why, The Press Makes Us Hate One Another and The Business Secrets of Drug Dealing. He also co-hosts Useful Idiots with Katie. You can find his writing at his Substack TK Media.