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
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...
Politics
21 January 2011
1) Where's Jo Moore these days? Remember the good ol' "good day to bury bad news" and 9/11? The problem for...
UK Politics
21 January 2011
In defence of Blair
Politics
20 January 2011
Better than one?
Politics
20 January 2011
A defence
Politics
14 January 2011
A defence
Politics
14 January 2011
It's not often that I agree with Nick Cohen. There was a time -- pre-9/11? -- that I was a fan of his columns and his...
Politics
13 January 2011
I've met Kelvin MacKenzie now on two or three occasions. I've chatted to him on the phone about Andy Coulson. I spent...
Politics
13 January 2011
Miliband's open goal

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