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.
Amendment 4 – which passed on Tuesday – gives more than a million people with former felony convictions back the right to vote.
Democrats may soon be handed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fix America’s ailing democratic institutions. Here’s what they should do with it.
The President’s response to recent violence and terror has been to pour fuel on the flames of white nationalism.
Steve King of Iowa shows that the Republican racism problem didn’t start with Donald Trump.
I now refuse to sound my horn at a reckless driver. What if he pulls a gun?
Planned closure of polling stations is latest in long and shameful tradition of African-American voter suppression.
This isn’t anti-Trump hyperbole. The warning signs are everywhere.
Prepare for a rollback of progressive achievements on everything from gay rights to abortion.
To be clear: 42 of the 45 presidents of the US had no need for an agency as lawless and heartless as ICE.
The high-profile, progressive senator may have ruled out a 2020 run for the White House, but a lot can happen in two years.