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 Tories won’t win the next election without appealing to black and Asian voters.
Why did Bradford West fall to Respect, and how bad it is for Labour?
Despite losing at the last election, Labour continues to have the bigger pool of potential voters.
The status quo is unsustainable and the argument for reform is overwhelming.
Mr Obama: Don't disappoint.
Inconvenient truths about the academy revolution.
Miliband can do it - give him a chance.
"Staines has at least bothered to put together a response".
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