Mehdi Hasan

Sadiq Khan, please stop playing the Muslim card

2 March 2016 17:59

Sadiq Khan, I’m sure you and your supporters think you’re being super right-on when you say that it would send…

On Question Time, will someone please ask Mehdi Hasan about his views on infidels?

19 November 2015 16:22

Various readers have been asking if I am doing Question Time, This Week or Any Questions this week. It’s not…

I don’t want to live under Islamic blasphemy law. That doesn’t make me racist

24 January 2015 14:40

I have spent most of the last fortnight debating Islam and blasphemy and wanted to take the opportunity to put…

Why Christians should stick up for atheists

13 November 2014 14:07

Christians and Muslims in Egypt are joining forces to address the challenge of atheism, according to this news report. (It…

How can Jews oppose Muslim anti-Semitism without being ‘Islamophobic’?

2 September 2014 19:00

On Sunday there was a rally in London demanding ‘zero tolerance’ of anti-Semitism. About 4,500 people gathered in front of…

A letter to the Editor of the New Statesman

17 October 2013 17:21

I have a letter in this week’s New Statesman. It is a response to an article in last week’s magazine…

Thanks Mehdi, for making me understand ‘ROTFLMAO’

7 October 2013 21:07

I had never really understood the acronym ROTFLMAO properly until I read about the wretched Mehdi Hasan and his hypocritical…

Sketch: Question Time is no longer an honest debating chamber

4 October 2013 12:31

A good honest debating chamber. That’s how Question Time is billed. In fact it’s an unseemly gold-rush for applause. The…

Mehdi Hasan and the EDL

30 July 2013 10:17

At the weekend I was on the BBC TV programme Sunday Morning Live. We discussed pilgrimages and the ethics of…

The next Spectator Debate: too much immigration, too little integration?

2 July 2013 12:47

When David Cameron announced ‘state multiculturalism has failed’, the chattering classes gasped in disbelief. Here was a Prime Minister, bull dozing his…

Somehow, I’m agreeing with Mehdi Hasan

21 March 2013 17:59

I won’t often say this, but there is a must-read article at the Huffington Post today. Titled ‘The Sorry Truth Is…

Steerpike at Labour: No such thing as a free glass of wine

1 October 2012 16:24

David Miliband blasted New Statesman columnist Mehdi Hasan’s updated Ed Miliband biography yesterday afternoon: ‘Judging by extracts about me in…

Peter Hitchens vs Mehdi Hasan

6 August 2012 14:54

A fascinating column in yesterday’s Mail on Sunday by Peter Hitchens asks ‘Am I an “animal”, a “cow” — or…