Mehdi Hasan is a leading Muslim political journalist whose analysis and comments on contemporary issues find resonance with many Muslims, especially the younger generation. He has worked as Political Editor for Huffpost UK and is a columnist and senior contributor at The Intercept. He has hosted Al Jazeera English’s “Head to Head” and other weekly interview and discussion programmes. He now hosts his own show, “The Mehdi Hasan Show”, on NBC’s streaming channel, the Peacock, which continues to promote an understanding of events in a wider context and to feature Hasan’s characteristic insightful reporting and probing interviews that hold people in power to account.
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