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.
The new poll contains some pretty bad news for the austerity junkies.
The Board of Deputies of British Jews and Faith Matters plan to hold an exhibition this year recognising the contribution by Muslims who saved Jews during the Holocaust. The gesture is overdue.
Breaking news! Right-wing pundits now admit that they underestimated Ed Miliband.
Despite recent successes, the Labour leader lacks cheerleaders in the party, in parliament, and in the press.
Expect violence and chaos if the Palestinian hunger strikers perish.
“George Osborne is welcome to try my pork dish”.
The British “debate” about meat, animal cruelty and ritual slaughter has become a proxy for deeper fears.
Defeat for Livingstone can't be pinned on Miliband.
The Prime Minister should be taking drastic steps to turn things around – but he is the master of misjudgement.
Even a former Shin Bet head describes the Prime Minister as "not fit to hold the steering wheel of power".
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