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
31 July 2009
As someone who has spent the past week being demonised, vilified and attacked on various blogs after being quoted,...
Mehdi Hasan
31 July 2009
From the Press Association:"British Gas owner Centrica announced an 80% rise in profits at its residential arm,...
International Politics
30 July 2009
Gandhi and Israel
Mehdi Hasan
28 July 2009
It was Andy Warhol who remarked that one day we'd all have our fifteen minutes of fame. I'm now into my fifth day of...
Mehdi Hasan
27 July 2009
There seems suddenly to be extraordinary interest in my religious beliefs and how they affect my role as Senior Editor...
Mehdi Hasan
26 July 2009
According to the Observer's Whitehall editor, Toby Helm, the government is planning to portray the Tories as a...
Mehdi Hasan
26 July 2009
It doesn't look good for Labour, does it? No matter how much optimists (myself included) have tried to argue...
Mehdi Hasan
24 July 2009
The Community Security Trust, which monitors anti-Semitism, says that anti-Semitic attacks in the UK doubled in the...
Mehdi Hasan
24 July 2009
Can you imagine either George W. Bush or even William Jefferson Clinton taking a stand like this? Go Barack!
Mehdi Hasan
24 July 2009
Uber-Blairite and leading liberal hawk, David "Bomber" Aaronovitch, takes a potshot at the New Statesman's...
Mehdi Hasan
23 July 2009
Who says Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei, are best buddies? They seem to have...
Mehdi Hasan
23 July 2009
Here is Gordon Brown speaking in Oxford on Tuesday at the annual, invitation-only TED conference in Oxford. Is this the...
Politics
23 July 2009
Gordon's goats flee
Mehdi Hasan
22 July 2009
Nice to see the Guardian's economics editor, Larry Elliott, a man who I have a lot of time and respect for, pointing...
Mehdi Hasan
22 July 2009
How many of you saw James Purnell's cringe-inducing performance on Newsnight on Monday night? He spent the first few...

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