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.
“Hillary has blood on her hands,” some on the left piously proclaimed in 2016. Wait until you see what Trump’s hands look like come 2020.
With an 80 per cent approval rating with Republican voters, the President will be difficult to dislodge through any means other than the ballot box.
What will a president with such a fondness for kooky theories say or do next time there's a terrorist attack? Or a public health crisis?
Trump will lead the whitest, most male cabinet in memory – a bizarre melange of the unqualified and the unhinged.
The conventional wisdom suggests a violent reading of the Quran is at the heart of Islamic State's political violence – but it's wrong.
The questions the Labour leader can’t answer.
Opposing the logic of neoliberal economics does not mean the Greeks have become Marxists.
The response to the inexcusable murder of Charlie Hebdo’s staff has proved that many liberals are guilty of double standards when it comes to giving offence.
Why is it that the plight of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, or countries such as Sudan, has attracted the attention and anger of politicians in the west, yet the Christians of Palestine don’t get a look-in?
A bank transaction tax would win votes.
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