It doesn't matter whether Tommy Robinson has reformed (or rebranded) himself. Islamophobia hit the mainstream long ago, with help from large sections of the press.
Remember this – 99 per cent of the 100,000-plus dead Syrians were killed by bombs and bullets, not by sarin or VX gas.
Political punditry in the UK continues to be leader-centred and personality-obsessed, but does what the commentators have to say have any effect on how we vote?
Fancy Ukip’s oh-so-reasonable line on the need to save our “out-of-control”, overcrowded, overburdened country? Let’s all try living, just for one day, without immigrants.
Whether we’re willing to admit it or not, Israel’s the Palestinian “peace process” is dead. There’s no hope of any success for a two-state solution.
On questions of “US national security”, from wiretaps to Gitmo to drone strikes, Barack Obama has shown his thinking is even less unenlightened than that of the junior Bush. And liberals everywhere better accept that.
I've made homophobic remarks in the past, writes Mehdi Hasan, but now I’ve grown up — and reconciled my Islamic beliefs with my attitude to gay rights.
The perils of intervention.
Critics of “big government” talk as if it’s beyond question that the state’s involvement with our lives is a bad thing.
It's a shameful fact that Muslims are not only the victims of racial and religious prejudice but purveyors of it, too.
Saddam is gone – but at what cost?
Time for the 44th president to prove he can be the heir to the 16th.
God is the best answer to “why is there something rather than nothing?”
Long live the Arab Spring - despite the murmurs about Morsi’s “pharaonic” decree in Egypt and the Syrian bloodbath, I refuse to lose faith in the people of the Arab world.
If we want to preserve quality public-service broadcasting in Britain, we must defend the Beeb.
A response to the reaction to my most recent column.
In a year when Britishness is celebrated, the citizenship test makes a mockery of it.
Morsi is far, far from perfect - but we shouldn't write him off yet.
Sunny seems to think that Iran's open and undeniable enrichment of uranium, which is the country's legal right under the Non-Proliferation Treaty, amounts to a weapons programme. It doesn't.
The Nobel economist is scathing in his criticism of the two Eds.
Does Dr Wafik Moustafa have an axe to grind against the Conservative Party chairman?
The new poll contains some pretty bad news for the austerity junkies.
Breaking news! Right-wing pundits now admit that they underestimated Ed Miliband.
Expect violence and chaos if the Palestinian hunger strikers perish.
Defeat for Livingstone can't be pinned on Miliband.
Even a former Shin Bet head describes the Prime Minister as "not fit to hold the steering wheel of power".
Is David Cameron the new Gordon Brown?
"I hate to say it, but Dorries, Davis and Halfon have a point."
There's nothing wrong with saying "I told you so".
Yates is defending a blood-stained Middle East tyranny.