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
21 February 2011
Spare a thought for Vince Cable. The disgruntled Business Secretary, whose "nuclear option" turned out to be...
Politics
17 February 2011
Some of you who live abroad and have no access to the geo-locked iPlayer have been messaging me to ask when last week's...
Politics
17 February 2011
It's getting ugly in Bahrain – the BBC is reporting three dead and hundreds injured, as the emir's security...
Politics
15 February 2011
I came across this great video on YouTube and thought I'd share it with you:
Mehdi Hasan
11 February 2011
TweetRejoice, rejoice. The man who tortured and terrorised his people for 30 years; the man who used dogs to rape...
Politics
11 February 2011
I'm not sure which I enjoyed more – appearing on BBC1's Question Time last night or following the Twittersphere's...
Politics
10 February 2011
Can you guess who wrote the following words in the Observer in May 2007? "We cannot bully people into feeling...
UK Politics
09 February 2011
Sadiq Khan
Politics
05 February 2011
Michael Gove has won. Late last month, writing in the Spectator, the Telegraph's chief political commentator, Peter...
International Politics
04 February 2011
This is not a neocon moment
Politics
04 February 2011
It wasn't just the NHS budget that the Cameroons pledged to ringfence and protect in opposition, as part of their...
Politics
28 January 2011
Egypt and the west
Mehdi Hasan
27 January 2011
Remember Rod "Islamophobia? Count me in" Liddle? He produces the same upmarket, Richard Littlejohn-esque,...
UK Politics
27 January 2011
Mili’s band of rivals
Politics
26 January 2011
Those of us of a cynical bent were, as usual, proved right. Control orders haven't been scrapped or "replaced...

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