Melanie Phillips

Archive for January 2013

  • 31 January, 2013

    The agony of the US Republicans, engulfed by an existential crisis since the second term victory of Barack Obama, reminds me so much of the UK Conservatives’ similar crisis after the accession of Tony Blair to power in 1997.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 29 January, 2013

    With the row then still raging over the Lib Dem MP David Ward’s attack upon Jews for not learning the lessons of the Holocaust and oppressing the Palestinians, the Sunday Times published last weekend a cartoon by Gerald Scarfe depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a demonic builder walling up Palestinians with cement stained red with their blood.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 28 January, 2013

    The chief operating officer of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, decided last week to use the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos to make some observations about women in the workplace.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 26 January, 2013

    People have been expressing severe shock and revulsion at the ugly remarks by LibDem MP David Ward about Israel and the Holocaust.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 23 January, 2013

    As I wrote here just over a week ago, the great question about David Cameron’s EU referendum promise was always going to be what he would do if he failed to achieve what he set out to achieve.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 21 January, 2013

    The immediate response to the Sahara atrocity must be revulsion, and deep sorrow for the families of those British and other hostages who were murdered in cold blood or killed in the rescue attempt.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 14 January, 2013

    For those Eurosceptics like Dan Hannan who believe that David Cameron has now committed himself to a referendum on whether or not Britain should remain in the EU, such jubilation is surely distinctly premature.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 10 January, 2013

    I think this is what is called a slam dunk. Barack Obama has now proposed filling the three positions in the US administration most concerned with the security of the nation and the defence of the free world, those at State, Defence and the CIA, by three men who have all taken up positions which can only strengthen those who threaten the security of America and the survival of the free world.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 7 January, 2013

    More than five years ago, the death of 17-month-old Peter Connelly, identified at first only as Baby P, shocked the nation.

    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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