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.
Putting Trump in charge of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is the political equivalent of putting a kid in charge of a candy store.
I have had to warn my ten-year-old daughter not to join in the anti-Trump conversations on her school bus; to keep her head down and avoid any political discussions. I worry for her safety.
They have gone from being obsessed with the personal lives of politicians to, basically, not giving a damn.
As the conflict in Yemen rages, there are plenty of signs that times are changing.
The party of Lincoln is now very much the party of Trump.
The problem is that there are too many candidates.
Like cars and French fries, guns are everywhere in the United States.
She issued a scathing denunciation of the “flawed and very limited” Iran nuclear deal.
John Kelly, James Mattis and HR McMaster form a triumvirate of power at the heart of US democracy.
Their ongoing presence is complicity in the president's high crimes and misdemeanours.