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
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
Politics
10 January 2011
So there I was, on a Monday morning, in a rather good mood, having had Ed Miliband give my forthcoming book about him a...
Politics
06 January 2011
Perhaps the most chilling explanation for the four-year Israeli-Egyptian blockade of Gaza was offered by Dov Weisglass...
Business
06 January 2011
Deborah Meadon
Politics
06 January 2011
Nick Clegg may have returned from his holiday in Spain refreshed but another major political row awaits him – as...
Politics
05 January 2011
The news of the death of Salman Taseer, the secular Muslim governor of Punjab Province, came as a profound shock. Not...
Politics
29 December 2010
Lib Dem remorse
Mehdi Hasan
28 December 2010
I'm delighted to reveal that Amira Hass, the award-winning Israeli reporter and correspondent for Haaretz and a...
Mehdi Hasan
24 December 2010
I took part in a slightly bizarre but fun Today programme discussion this morning about whether or not we have a "...
Mehdi Hasan
21 December 2010
Pity the poor Lib Dems. In May this year, after winning fewer seats than they did in 2005 under Charles Kennedy, the...
Mehdi Hasan
20 December 2010
Yet I imagine that the "right-wing press" – whomsoever they might be – have far better things to...
UK Politics
15 December 2010
Those of us who write about politics have been struggling with our terminology since Britain's first coalition...

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