Melanie Phillips

Archive for September 2011

  • 27 September, 2011

    The papers today are fawning over yesterday’s instant sensation at the Labour party conference -- an articulate 16 year-old schoolboy, Rory Weal, who became the conference darling when he ripped into the ‘vicious, right-wing Tory-led government’.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 26 September, 2011

    One of the most sinister aspects of political correctness is the way in which its edicts purport to be in the interests of minority groups.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 25 September, 2011

    Some 1941 years ago, the Romans conquered the ancient Jewish kingdom of Judea by force and attempted to expunge all memory of the Jews’ claim to the land by renaming the area Palestine. Two days ago, Mahmoud Abbas attempted to do the same thing by diplomatic force at the UN.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 20 September, 2011

    Chris Huhne, the UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, has indulged in some more LibDem juvenile name-calling by likening the Tories to the US Tea Party (they should be so lucky) in order to brand his Coalition partners as wacky hard-right extremists (this is what in LibDem circles passes for the doctrine of collective Cabinet responsibility).

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 19 September, 2011

    In the Times (£) today, Danny Finkelstein has reviewed the new edition of The Unfinished Revolution, the book first published in 1998 by the influential New Labour pollster and strategic guru Philip Gould about Tony Blair’s rise to power.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 19 September, 2011

    The world may currently be convulsed by escalating cataclysms, but for British politicians the order of the day is navel gazing as usual.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 14 September, 2011

    To thoughtful observers, the UN long has given cause for the gravest possible concern that it is making a mockery of the high ideals on which it was founded after the Second World War -- ideals of justice, freedom and international law.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 13 September, 2011

    The impending UN General Assembly vote on the declaration of a Palestinian state has little to do with the establishment of anything that bears any relation to reality. Such a state will be a Potemkin polity with no political coherence, fixed shape or legal legitimacy.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 12 September, 2011

    The tenth anniversary of 9/11 has been marked by a fresh outbreak in Britain of the political equivalent of auto-immune disease: treating the mortal enemies of the west as the victims of the west, while treating the west’s defenders as its mortal enemies.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 12 September, 2011

    Once upon a time, the Conservative Party actually believed in conserving. At the very core of its being, it possessed a visceral desire to protect and preserve what was valuable — or indeed, invaluable — to our society.

    Published in: Daily Mail

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About Melanie

Melanie Phillips is a British journalist and author. She is best known for her controversial column about political and social issues which currently appears in the Daily Mail. Awarded the Orwell Prize for journalism in 1996, she is the author of All Must Have Prizes, an acclaimed study of Britain's educational and moral crisis, which provoked the fury of educationists and the delight and relief of parents.

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Books

  • The World Turned Upside Down
  • Londonistan
  • The Ascent of Woman
  • America's Social Revolution

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