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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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...
Politics
15 December 2010
By Mehdi Hasan.
Mehdi Hasan
07 December 2010
Quote of the day. The leaders of Myanmar and Belarus, or Thailand and Russia, can now rightly say to us: "You...
Mehdi Hasan
07 December 2010
From the Mirror:Pizza Hut was accused of racism yesterday after asking a group of black professional footballers to pay...
Mehdi Hasan
05 December 2010
Left Foot Forward's Will Straw had a very interesting piece on the Guardian's Comment Is Free site a couple of weeks of...
Mehdi Hasan
05 December 2010
I don't think what the country wants is for us to become best mates.Nick Clegg, speaking about his relationship with...
Mehdi Hasan
04 December 2010
Myth busting
Mehdi Hasan
04 December 2010
The Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman, one of America's leading liberal commentators, used his New York Times...
Mehdi Hasan
04 December 2010
Obviously I have a duty as a minister to vote for my own policy – and that is what will happen.* Vince Cable...
Mehdi Hasan
02 December 2010
When I first read David Aaronovitch's column in the Times (£) today, I resisted the temptation to look up at the corner...
Politics
02 December 2010
The unelected King
Mehdi Hasan
29 November 2010
. . . sunlight is the best disinfectant . . .* David Cameron speaking at the TED conference in February 2010
Mehdi Hasan
29 November 2010
Politics of envy?
Mehdi Hasan
26 November 2010
Yes, I am a socialist.That was the Labour Party leader, Ed Miliband, speaking on Radio 5 Live this morning. And I see...

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