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
24 January 2012
There's an interesting and provocative letter published in today's Guardian that claims the Leveson inquiry hasso far...
Mehdi Hasan
23 January 2012
In this week's New Statesman, I have a piece on how Labour is now fixated on a political and economic agenda set by the...
International Politics
23 January 2012
“The fate of nations should be decided by their own people” How does it feel to be the face of the...
Mehdi Hasan
20 January 2012
Knighthood row
Mehdi Hasan
19 January 2012
Back in November 2010, I wrote in my NS column:One of the most frustrating aspects to writing a regular column on...
19 January 2012
The Tory trap
16 January 2012
Click here to read more on the New Statesman's exclusive Race and the Media report. What have the following five...
World Affairs
11 January 2012
The top 20
Mehdi Hasan
09 January 2012
The reaction to my recent blogpost, "10 things you didn't know about Rick Santorum...", has prompted me to...
09 January 2012
Can you believe in God and science? Or has science made belief in God obsolete? I, for one, find such questions...
Mehdi Hasan
06 January 2012
Jim Murphy, long regarded as the leading Blairite in Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet, has attracted a handful of headlines...
Mehdi Hasan
05 January 2012
In every area of our public life, the Left is losing the argumentproclaims the online headline to Peter Oborne's...
Mehdi Hasan
04 January 2012
On Rick Santorum
UK Politics
03 January 2012
On 15 December, the International Monetary Fund warned that, without greater co-operation and collaboration at an...
02 January 2012
You are famous for pioneering microfinance. Can you explain what that is simply?It is credit given to the poorest...