Mehdi Hasan, MSNBC

Mehdi Hasan


Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Mehdi:

Why Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas could be impeached

While Ginni Thomas has worked as a GOP operative, her husband has refused to recuse himself. → Read More

Joe Biden ended the war in Afghanistan after 20 years. That's a BFD.

Biden's speech on Afghanistan withdrawal will highlight how long the war in Kabul lasted. In defying generals he did what Trump and Obama couldn't do. → Read More

Democrats are finally willing to speak up on Israel. It's about time.

Even the most pro-Israel Democrats are more willing to call out its worst behaviors. → Read More

Justice Stephen Breyer should retire from the Supreme Court

Breyer, the oldest liberal member of the Supreme Court, argued against court-packing in a recent speech that ignored his conservative colleagues' partisan rulings. → Read More

Biden's first days in office were way better than I expected

I have no doubt that Biden will deeply disappoint me. That day is not today. → Read More

Muslims like me know the evil power of Trump's dead 'Muslim ban'

The "Muslim ban," like Trump, is gone. Here’s what that means for people like me. → Read More

Imagine if Kyle Rittenhouse was Muslim

GOP poster boy Kyle Rittenhouse shows who is allowed to be radicalized in America. → Read More

'A is for antisemitism': An alphabetical guide to Trump's worst moments

This A-to-Z takes us from Trump's antisemitism to his false prophecies of zero U.S. Covid-19 cases. → Read More

Democracy isn't on the GOP's side. Why should they pretend to care about it?

Yes, the U.S. political and judicial systems were designed to protect the minority from the majority — but not to entrench minority rule across the country. → Read More

Dear Joe Biden, Here’s Why You Should Pick Elizabeth Warren as Your Running Mate

It could be one of the most consequential VP picks in modern American history. → Read More

After Coronavirus, Let’s Never Forget: Republicans Recklessly Put Our Lives in Danger

Prominent conservatives, from Trump to Hannity and others, are brazenly trying to make their Covid-19 denialism disappear down a memory hole. → Read More

The Coronavirus Is Killing Iranians. So Are Trump’s Brutal Sanctions.

Millions of Iranians could lose their lives from the novel coronavirus outbreak. The Trump administration has refused to budge. → Read More

Bloomberg Apologized for Stop-and-Frisk. Why Won’t He Say Sorry to Muslims for Spying on Them?

Bloomberg’s NYPD engaged in mass surveillance of Muslims, mapping where they prayed, ate, and worked. It was an attack on religious liberty. → Read More

Four Years Ago, Trump Had No Clue Who Iran’s Suleimani Was. Now He May Have Kicked Off WWIII.

When Trump was told that Qassim Suleimani “runs the Quds Forces,” he responded: “I think the Kurds, by the way, have been horribly mistreated by us.” → Read More

Ivanka Trump Is a Senior Adviser to the President. She Should Be Asked Tough Questions.

Instead, CBS “Face the Nation” host Margaret Brennan asked Ivanka, “How’s your father’s mood?” → Read More

The A to Z of Things Trump Could and Should Have Been Impeached For

Are we expected to believe that House Democrats really think Trump has only committed two impeachable offenses? → Read More

Dear Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Is an Engine of Anti-Muslim Hate the World Over. Don’t You Care?

What happened to the guy who told his Muslim employees in 2015 that he would “fight to protect your rights and create a peaceful and safe environment”? → Read More

Saudi First: Trump Wants to Start a War With Iran When MBS Gives the Order

Why is Trump deferring to Riyadh? Questions need to be asked about his financial ties with Saudis who bailed him out during the 1990s. → Read More

Dear Democrats: Mueller Just Handed You a Road Map for Impeachment. Follow It.

Whether or not Donald Trump’s behavior was criminal, the special counsel’s report makes clear that it was dishonest, corrupt, and unethical. → Read More

AOC, Sanders, and Warren Are the Real Centrists Because They Speak for Most Americans

DO YOU KNOW what really annoys me about the media’s coverage of U.S. politics, and especially the Democratic Party? Google the words “moderate” or “centrist” and a small group of nameswill... → Read More