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Mehdi Hasan

Mehdi Hasan

Mehdi Hasan is a British-born British-American political journalist, broadcaster, and author. He is a former senior columnist at The Intercept. He is the host of The Intercept podcast “Deconstructed.” Hasan is also the host of Al Jazeera English’s “UpFront.” He has interviewed, among others, Edward Snowden, Hamid Karzai, Ehud Olmert, and Gen. Michael Flynn. He is also the author of two books—a biography of former U.K. Labor Party leader Ed Miliband and an e-book on the financial crisis and austerity economics. He is based in Washington, D.C.

Articles by this author

 

With Back-to-Back Wins for Sanders, Pundits Proven Wrong in Iowa and New Hampshire

It was a big, big mistake to write off both Bernie Sanders and his No. 1 policy proposal.

Mehdi Hasan ·


Dear Ellen: The Problem With George W. Bush Is Not His Beliefs—It’s His War Crimes

Bush may owe Ellen six bucks for nachos. He owes the rest of us a prison sentence at The Hague.

Mehdi Hasan ·


Nancy Pelosi Has Chosen Her War, and It’s With Her Own Party’s Future

The New York Times interview is yet another reminder for liberals and leftists that if they want to oppose Trump, they have to oppose Pelosi too

Mehdi Hasan ·



As a Muslim, How Do I Tell My Child the New President Doesn’t Like Us?

Donald Trump’s victory has led to a surge in anti-Muslim feeling in the US. Explain that to a nine-year-old

Mehdi Hasan ·


Thank You Obama for Your Mosque Speech

Whatever you think of Barack Obama's policies, don't dismiss the importance of his speech on Islamophobia.

Mehdi Hasan ·


We Single Israel Out Because We in the West Are Shamefully Complicit in Its Crimes

The assault on Gaza has been a humanitarian disaster, yet the west's staunch support for Israel continues.

Mehdi Hasan ·


Sadly Barack Obama, Like Mitt Romney, Is an Apologist for the 1%

It may be to a lesser extend than the Republican candidate, but the US president is a frontman for financial interests

Mehdi Hasan ·

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