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Is the BBC biased?
By Mehdi Hasan - 28 August 17:50

Peter Hitchens thinks I'm wrong to dismiss claims of left-wing bias

Why are we bombing clinics?
By Mehdi Hasan - 28 August 14:39

The wrong way to win hearts and minds in Afghanistan

Romanticising the late Ted Kennedy
By Mehdi Hasan - 26 August 12:50

A great man, with a dark past

What if torture works?
By Mehdi Hasan - 25 August 19:26

Would we then be OK with it?

Quote of the Day
By Mehdi Hasan - 25 August 16:54

Home Secretary Alan Johnson takes on his shadow Chris Grayling

The BBC's America bias
By Mehdi Hasan - 24 August 17:49

Justin Webb can't bear to be back in dear ol' Blighty

The debt delusion
By Mehdi Hasan - 19 August 16:45

Cameron's Conservatives are economic illiterates

Why are our boys fighting and dying for a brutal Uzbek warlord?
By Mehdi Hasan - 18 August 15:16

Elections in Afghanistan will give even more power to the likes of General Dostum

Yes, the Chancellor did threaten to resign . . .
By Mehdi Hasan - 17 August 17:55

...and the New Statesman broke this story two months ago

Kaminski, the Jews and the Holocaust
By Mehdi Hasan - 14 August 15:55

Stephen Pollard gets it wrong - again

Greedy Tories
By Mehdi Hasan - 14 August 13:04

In their own words...

Here's 10 left-wing things Gordon Brown could do
By Mehdi Hasan - 13 August 17:12

But I couldn't think of any of them on LBC!

Double standards on Darfur
By Mehdi Hasan - 12 August 18:43

Ed Husain has a point on selective Muslim outrage

Debating Press TV and presidential febates . . .
By Mehdi Hasan - 12 August 18:33

...with Iain Dale and Oliver Kamm

Obama and Cameron: the Tory apologists strike back
By Mehdi Hasan - 10 August 18:13

Irwin Stelzer takes on James Macintyre

Getting out of Iraq
By Mehdi Hasan - 10 August 16:48

Today's bombings don't affect the logic of withdrawal

Does supporting Israel make you a friend of the Jews?
By Mehdi Hasan - 07 August 14:22

Stephen Pollard is wrong on Kaminski, Israel and anti-Semitism

The New Statesman's "Red Reads" - why are they all so old?
By Mehdi Hasan - 06 August 14:25

Here's an alternative top ten from the past two decades

John Bercow: what were you thinking?
By Mehdi Hasan - 05 August 19:00

The Speaker seems to have forgotten what he was elected for

Hitchens, Gandhi and me
By Mehdi Hasan - 05 August 18:06

"The Hitch" says Palestinians need a Mandela, not a Gandhi

What a bunch of bankers
By Mehdi Hasan - 03 August 19:08

They owe us - and don't let them forget it

Is Phil Woolas out of his mind?
By Mehdi Hasan - 03 August 14:28

Home Office plans to penalise "unpatriotic" immigrants are absurd and wrong

Poverty figures: the real numbers
By Mehdi Hasan - 31 July 18:43

Tory-Politico gets it wrong

It's all about context....
By Mehdi Hasan - 31 July 16:20

Richard Herring, dodgy quotes and me

Who says tax rises are always unpopular?
By Mehdi Hasan - 31 July 14:00

Windfall taxes, on utility fat cats, wouldn't be.

Who are you calling an Islamist?
By Mehdi Hasan - 28 July 20:42

"My life and career", by Mehdi Hasan, "part 2"

Breaking News: Muslim believes in Islam
By Mehdi Hasan - 27 July 19:35

"My life and career", by Mehdi Hasan, "part 1"

Is Brown planning an election day referendum on PR?
By Mehdi Hasan - 26 July 22:07

The Observer follows up on the New Statesman's scoop

The Tories are coming...
By Mehdi Hasan - 26 July 17:57

And it is the poorest who will suffer most

Does Israel "cause" anti-Semitism?
By Mehdi Hasan - 24 July 20:18

That's what the numbers seem to suggest

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