A polemical take on politics, economics and foreign affairs


A night of failure
By Mehdi Hasan - 07 May 12:31

My negative take on the results.

My election predictions
By Mehdi Hasan - 06 May 22:59

Deep breath. Here we go.

Is Sky News biased against Labour?
By Mehdi Hasan - 04 May 17:47

No, is the short answer. Balls and Prescott are wrong.

Where is Alistair Darling?
By Mehdi Hasan - 04 May 10:06

Labour has missed a trick in not deploying the Chancellor at the forefront of its election campaign.

I’ve never been attacked from the left before . . .
By Mehdi Hasan - 03 May 14:10

Jeremy Corybn and I have a row about PR.

Why did the PM not defend Labour’s record?
By Mehdi Hasan - 30 April 14:30

If Brown continues to act like Gore, he will lose.

Hilarious. The BNP discriminates against white people
By Mehdi Hasan - 29 April 17:32

Political correctness gone mad!

Not a Tory supporter, Stephen?
By Mehdi Hasan - 29 April 17:10

Hold the press -- JC editor comes out for Cameron.

Nobody’s perfect. Just ask Saint Barack of Obama
By Mehdi Hasan - 28 April 18:02

The US president has his own history of gaffes.

Brown, “Bigotgate” and the Prescott punch
By Mehdi Hasan - 28 April 16:28

Let's get some perspective, please.

Labour’s failure on electoral reform
By Mehdi Hasan - 27 April 13:43

Peter Mandelson is in denial.

Is Nick Clegg Britain’s Moqtada al-Sadr?
By Mehdi Hasan - 26 April 19:05

Drawing a comparison between the Iraqi and UK elections.

Has the Sun’s political editor outed himself as a Tory propagandist?
By Mehdi Hasan - 26 April 13:19

Dynamite quote via Murdoch’s biographer.

I agree with David Cameron (!)
By Mehdi Hasan - 26 April 13:02

Nick Clegg and the Lib Dems are all over the place on their coalition “strategy”.

Peter Kellner on Tory difficulties
By Mehdi Hasan - 25 April 12:40

YouGov president describes the “uphill battle” for Cameron and co.

Is Compass about to call for tactical voting on the liberal left?
By Mehdi Hasan - 23 April 23:36

The search for a new, non-tribal politics continues.

Barack Obama attacks David Cameron. Well, almost
By Mehdi Hasan - 23 April 20:33

Have you seen his ally John Podesta’s critique of the Tories’ EU policy?

Hung parliament? Fine by us, say rating agencies
By Mehdi Hasan - 23 April 16:53

Tories wrong to fearmonger about the election result.

Believe it or not, Labour has a good-ish story to tell
By Mehdi Hasan - 23 April 13:48

Today’s growth figures confirm the recession is over -- for now.

Does Gordon Brown want to attack 100 countries?
By Mehdi Hasan - 23 April 1:33

Nonsense from the PM on Afghanistan.

But doesn't the Daily Mail agree with Nick Clegg?
By Mehdi Hasan - 22 April 13:56

Contradictions on the right.

Oxford Conservatives kept on a "tight leash"
By Mehdi Hasan - 22 April 11:47

The latest on the Tory boy students.

The truth about unemployment
By Mehdi Hasan - 21 April 13:46

It would have been much worse under the Tories.

Icelandic volcanoes and Cameron's "big society"
By Mehdi Hasan - 19 April 17:16

State vs society, part 94.

Hooray for a former Sun editor!
By Mehdi Hasan - 19 April 12:47

David Yelland is spot on about the our media"consensus".

Who says there's no pro-Israel lobby?
By Mehdi Hasan - 16 April 17:06

In South Africa, Richard Goldstone can't attend his grandson's bar mitzvah.

Does Cameron want war with China and Russia?
By Mehdi Hasan - 16 April 12:48

Once again, the Tory leader reveals that he's a foreign-affairs lightweight.

Can Brown pull off an unexpected victory tonight?
By Mehdi Hasan - 15 April 17:01

The Labour leader’s got to get personal and emotional, not numerical and statistical.