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
05 May 2012
So Ken Livingstone lost. Depressing, eh? But perhaps not surprising. He had a bad press from start to finish (step...
02 May 2012
Cameron is the master of misjudgement.
Mehdi Hasan
30 April 2012
Some of you may have seen Yuval Diskin's comments reported in newspapers across the world. The former head of Shin...
Mehdi Hasan
29 April 2012
David Cameron's interview on the Andrew Marr show this morning was billed as his opportunity to "come out...
Mehdi Hasan
28 April 2012
A common tactic for politicians and commentators on the left is to assail coalition ministers for their privileged...
Mehdi Hasan
26 April 2012
Is anyone in government listening?
International Politics
18 April 2012
You are the most senior elected woman in the Middle East. What does that feel like? Very nice but it’s a very...
Mehdi Hasan
17 April 2012
Yates is defending a tyranny.
Mehdi Hasan
12 April 2012
Cameron's omissions.
Mehdi Hasan
10 April 2012
He was dubbed a "vile miltant extremist" and an "anti-Semitic preacher of hate" by the Daily Mail,...
UK Politics
03 April 2012
The Tories' embattled chair, Sayeeda Warsi
Mehdi Hasan
30 March 2012
Were you up for Galloway? I was - and I was gobsmacked by the result. A phenomenal, unexpected and landslide victory...
UK Politics
28 March 2012
Whisper it quietly, but the Tories won't win the next election. I say this not because of George Osborne's...
Mehdi Hasan
26 March 2012
The status quo is unsustainable.
Mehdi Hasan
23 March 2012
If it's going to be an American again, he's the best man for the job. From the BBC: Candidates to be the...