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.

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Mehdi Hasan
17 August 2011
Tariq Jahan
Mehdi Hasan
11 August 2011
Some on the left -- including Ken Livingstone, Harriet Harman and Seumas Milne -- have been accused of resorting to...
UK Politics
11 August 2011
What, I wonder, was the defining image of the past week? A terrified woman jumping out of a burning building? A 140-...
Politics
07 August 2011
As we all obsess over the chaos in the markets and the impending economic armageddon, few politicians or journalists...
Politics
06 August 2011
Downgrade the Downgraders
International Politics
05 August 2011
Barack Obama's army of admirers has been doughtily defending his 31 July decision to do a deal on the debt with the...
Politics
01 August 2011
A surrender
UK Politics
14 July 2011
The making of Miliband
Politics
11 July 2011
I was rung up by BBC, Sky and al-Jazeera producers over the weekend and invited on air to discuss the demise of the...
Politics
08 July 2011
One particular line stood out to me in Cameron's remarks on phone-hacking this morning, when the Prime Minister was...
Politics
07 July 2011
Austerity warning
International Politics
07 July 2011
"War is always about betrayal," the Pulitzer-Prize-winning war reporter Chris Hedges once wrote. "...
UK Politics
07 July 2011
Finally, our leaders are outraged. The claim that the mobile phone of the murdered teenager Milly Dowler was hacked by...
Politics
06 July 2011
Those of us who have long argued that Ed Miliband has a steely side and shouldn't be underestimated or written off are...
Politics
03 July 2011
Source: AFP In today's Sunday Times (£), there is a profile of the Minnesota congresswoman and wannabe Republican...

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