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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Politics
06 May 2011
If David Cameron wins a Commons majority at the next general election, on redrawn boundaries and under first-past-the-...
Politics
20 April 2011
On Blue Labour
Politics
14 April 2011
From Munich to Hampshire. David Cameron's speech in front of a Conservative audience later this morning will argue that...
Politics
11 April 2011
"This house believes that whistleblowers make the world a safer place." That was the motion on Saturday at...
Politics
07 April 2011
Lots of lefties and Labour Party supporters tell me that they plan to vote against the Alternative Vote (AV) in order...
Politics
07 April 2011
My father arrived in this country from India in January 1965, with a second-hand London A-Z stuffed in his jacket...
Politics
07 April 2011
Andrew Lansley, the Health Secretary, is having a miserable time. Vandals have painted "Hands off our NHS, Tory...
Politics
04 April 2011
Shadow cabinet ministers and Labour-supporting bloggers alike have become excited by this quote [below] from the Tory...
Mehdi Hasan
02 April 2011
He says that he will watch the banks "like a hawk" but allows bankers to walk away with taxpayer-funded,...
International Politics
31 March 2011
What is to be done about a murderous dictator in Africa who has lost the support of his people, a tyrant who is bombing...
International Politics
31 March 2011
You've just written a book. What is its thesis?It's a call to arms. We've globalised our economy and need to globalise...
UK Politics
31 March 2011
Ed Balls
Politics
29 March 2011
I've interviewed Ed Balls for this week's New Statesman -- out on the newsstands on Thursday.Here are a few comments...
Politics
28 March 2011
I don't like hummus. In fact, I despise hummus. I prefer going straight for the main "dead animal" course in...

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