Politics 11 February 2010 In this week's New Statesman: Islam Islam Special Issue | John Pilger: Oscars are a con | Labour's big idea. Print HTML A special issue of the New Statesman this week in which we confront conventional wisdom and argue that everything you know about Islam is wrong. Read Tariq Ramadan on what it means to be a "moderate", Ed Husain on the case for a new kind of political Islam, and Mehdi Hasan on the Sunni/Shia divide. Meanwhile, Fatima Bhutto dispels a few myths about Pakistan and we talk to Dalia Mogahed, Barack Obama's Muslim affairs adviser. And, exclusive to the website, we name the ten most influential modern Islamic intellectuals. Elsewhere, our political correspondent, James Macintyre, reveals Labour's new big idea and John Pilger tells us why the Oscars are a con. The issue is on sale now, or you can subscribe through the website. Follow the New Statesman team on Twitter › Down but not out Jon Bernstein, former deputy editor of New Statesman, is a digital strategist and editor. He tweets @Jon_Bernstein. Subscribe More Related articles Metro mayors can help Labour return to government How the Brexit referendum has infantilised British politics Vote Leave have won two referendums. Can they win a third?