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.
It's a shameful fact that Muslims are not only the victims of racial and religious prejudice but purveyors of it, too.
Saddam is gone – but at what cost?
God is the best answer to “why is there something rather than nothing?”
Long live the Arab Spring - despite the murmurs about Morsi’s “pharaonic” decree in Egypt and the Syrian bloodbath, I refuse to lose faith in the people of the Arab world.
If we want to preserve quality public-service broadcasting in Britain, we must defend the Beeb.