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 Daily Mail columnist talked nonsense about Iran and the IAEA on last night's Question Time.
Time for a reappraisal.
A letter in today's Guardian makes important points - and an important request.
“The fate of nations should be decided by their own people”.
Don't be distracted by Goodwin; the real issue is bonuses.
Ken v Boris just got very interesting. The former mayor has much more than a fighting chance come May.
Without a focused and consistent message, any political party is stuck. Voters make decisions based not on specific party policies or positions, but on larger "frames" or metaphors.
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.