Mehdi Hasan, MSNBC

Mehdi Hasan


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Recent articles by Mehdi:

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

Did Blackwater’s Erik Prince Lie to Congress About a Trump Tower Meeting? I Asked Him.

The controversial “super mercenary” arranged a secret meeting in Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr. and apparently didn’t tell Congress. → Read More

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

The views of Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives are much closer to the vast majority of ordinary Americans than Biden, Bloomberg, or Schultz. → Read More

Why Bernie Sanders Should Promise to Serve Only One Term as President

A one-term pledge could stave off critics who say Bernie Sanders is too old — and allow him to focus on passing bold policies without worry of re-election. → Read More

There Is a Taboo Against Criticizing AIPAC — and Ilhan Omar Just Destroyed It

Rep. Omar may not have used the right words but even the leadership of AIPAC has boasted about the Israel lobby's outsized power in Washington. → Read More

Rising Star Matt Gaetz Represents Everything That’s Wrong With Trump’s Republican Party

The Florida congressman tried to expel a grieving father from a hearing on gun violence, and he has voiced racist ideas and conspiracy theories. → Read More

The Unbearable Stupidity of Howard Schultz’s Presidential Fantasy

The former Starbucks CEO, a charisma-free zone, would help re-elect Trump. Plus he's lying about taxes and Medicare for All. → Read More