Melanie Phillips

Archive for June 2012

  • 27 June, 2012

    The fears I expressed in my Mail column two days ago appear to be proving justified. Or are they?

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 25 June, 2012

    Today, the Prime Minister is to announce a number of important, bold and radical welfare reforms. We know they are important, bold and radical because a series of carefully placed leaks to the weekend press took care to tell us so.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 23 June, 2012

    Travelling in America last week, I found American Jews shaking their heads in amazement at what they considered to be the supine attitude of the British Jewish leadership towards Israel demonisation and the inroads made by Islamic radicalism.

    Published in: Jewish Chronicle

  • 21 June, 2012

    Much excitement over the political implications of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s stunning decision, leaked to the Daily Mail, to scrap the 16+ GCSE exam and bring back in its place the academic O-Level and more vocational CSE.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 20 June, 2012

    Young people caught burgling houses or committing grievous bodily harm should be spared criminal prosecution to prevent their futures being blighted, says a government adviser.Ok, he didn’t say that.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 18 June, 2012

    As if we all didn’t have enough on our plate at present, in three days time an estimated tens of thousands of GPs and hospital doctors are planning to walk out on strike.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 11 June, 2012

    Some years ago, on a fact-finding trip to Munich, I visited the nearby site of the former Nazi concentration camp at Dachau. It was an unsettling and disturbing experience, beyond being brought up against the horrors that had taken place there.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 4 June, 2012

    One of the most shocking aspects of the campaign to demonise and delegitimise the state of Israel is the part played in this diabolical endeavour by Jewish and Israeli academics on the political left.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 4 June, 2012

    What a fantastic, glorious, emotional, quite overwhelming spectacle. It wasn’t just that it was flawlessly executed. It wasn’t just that, as billed in advance, it would provide a sight that people would never have seen before. It was also a triumphant restatement and reaffirmation of a Britain that people love so deeply but which so many fear may have been lost forever.

    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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Melanie Phillips
Daily Mail
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London W8 5TT

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