Mehdi Hasan is a 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.
Bill de Blasio Needs to Resign. By Defending Police Violence, He Has Betrayed New Yorkers.
On Saturday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio went on live television to defend police who rammed a car into protesters.
The Coronavirus CrisisIt’s Official: 100,000 Are Dead of Covid-19 in America, and Their Blood Is on Trump’s Hands
Most of the coronavirus deaths could have been avoided if Trump had enacted social-distancing measures sooner.
Biden Taps AOC and Jayapal to Help Shape Party Policy. Isn’t This a Win for Progressives?
Kudos to Bernie Sanders for suggesting progressive and outside-the-Beltway names — and kudos to Biden and his team for accepting them.
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