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.
I can count on two hands the number of regular staff columnists over the 16 years since, with fixed slots on the comment pages of the British press, who have looked similar to me, says Mehdi Hasan.
The New Statesman profiles the leading American progressives who are keeping the cause alive.
Damian Thompson and others on the right are trying to demonise me for reporting a story that Santorum's baby died at childbirth.
“New atheists” like Richard Dawkins are wrong to insist that modern science can no longer be reconciled with relegion.
The New-Labour, me-too approach on cuts is a political and economic dead end.
My brief response to Oborne's silly Telegraph column.
There seems scant hope of an economic revival in the year ahead.
“I said: I can create a kind of business based on selflessness”.
The Islamic Republic's vow to close the Strait of Hormuz, in response to sanctions, could give an excuse for action.
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