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‘Keep Hope Alive’: Katrina vanden Heuvel on the Power of Truth

Institute for Policy Studies

Katrina vanden Heuvel, the publisher and editorial director of The Nation magazine and a longtime IPS board member, received the 2023 Marcus Raskin Award for Civic and Intellectual Courage .
The award, named for the late IPS co-founder Marc Raskin and jointly presented by IPS and the Raskin family, recognizes an outstanding and brave leader in the fields Raskin was passionate about — including peace, social reconstruction, art, and politics.
Here are Katrina’s remarks, delivered on June 8, 2023.
I am deeply honored to receive this award. It was February 17, 2020 when I received the letter from John Cavanagh informing me of this joyous prize.
Much has happened since that time, in many people’s lives. I lost my beloved husband, Stephen F. Cohen; my remarkable father, William vanden Heuvel; and a mentor and friend, Victor Navasky. I have also had happiness — my daughter Nika got married in April. (She’s in Alabama, monitoring prison conditions.)
What has remained strong in these tempestuous times? IPS and The Nation, Rep. Jamie Raskin, and our memories of Marc and Tommy Raskin. John, I’m grateful for your many years of leadership and our late night calls. Tope, we are excited about you taking this institution into …read more

Source:: Institute for Policy Studies

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