Mehdi Hasan is a contributing writer for the New Statesman and the co-author of Ed: The Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader. He was the New Statesman's senior editor (politics) from 2009-12.
The latest Human Rights Watch report makes for depressing reading.
Condemn Tonge for her comments on the future of Israel if you want to. But you'll have to condemn Ehud Olmert too.
An important contribution from the FT's Samuel Brittan.
"How about some proper evidence this time?"
We honour the memory of many men who took up armed struggle and died on hunger strike for their beliefs.
Mehdi Hasan presents blogposts on the hawkish rhetoric surrounding the Islamic Republic.
Ed Miliband turns his attention to the coalition's disastrous health bill.
The battle heats up over the future of our schools system.
The Education Secretary's free-market reforms to our school system are a political time bomb waiting to explode.
Memo to the Mayor: not all Irish people are members of Sinn Fein.
As Brexit looms, the government needs scrutiny. We'll provide it.