Melanie Phillips

Archive for June 2011

  • 29 June, 2011

    Is a bunch of young Israeli lawyers working round the clock sustained only by Diet Coke, falafel and cigarettes about to pull off the legal equivalent of the Six-Day War?

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 27 June, 2011

    Sometimes, going on  strike is the last refuge of the useless.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 24 June, 2011

    I had not intended to say any more about my decision to transfer my blog from the Spectator to my own site. However, some ill-informed and even vicious speculation has started to appear about my move, which I therefore feel I have no option but to correct.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 24 June, 2011

    Asked by the Guardian to respond to my suggestion of stupidity in declaring that Islamophobia had ‘crossed the threshold of middle-class respectability’ Baroness Warsi, co-chairman of the Conservative Party, said:

    Published in: melanie's blog

  • 23 June, 2011

    Yup, Michele Bachmann gets it -- and how. Bachmann is a Christian. Christianity owes its existence to Judaism. An unbreakable thread links Judaism, Christianity and America. Israel embodies American and western values. Abandon Israel and you abandon America and destroy the west.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 23 June, 2011

    Appallingly, that fine and prominent Australian journalist Andrew Bolt is being prosecuted in an Australian court for racial discrimination.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 22 June, 2011

    The Israeli historian Professor Benny Morris is currently spending time in Britain doing research for a new book. Morris has earned the unusual distinction of becoming a target of ire from both sides of the political divide. Once excoriated as a ‘New Historian’ for allegedly distorting the early history of Israel, in recent years he has become a hate-figure for the left. This is because, since the 2000 intifada, he has come to believe that the single most important reason for the Middle East impasse is that there is no Palestinian ‘partner for peace’, and that instead the Palestinians show, by every word and deed that they want to wipe Israel off the map.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 20 June, 2011

    At first sight, David Cameron’s remarks yesterday on the vital importance of fathers to their children’s lives might have produced a sigh of relief.

    To traditionalists, the Coalition Government has shown alarming signs of wobbling away from the totemic promise made by Mr Cameron

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 19 June, 2011

    Colonel Richard Kemp, former Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan, spoke in Tel Aviv six days ago about the Israel Defence Force.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 18 June, 2011

     

    I have received the following comment from an Icelandic reader:

    'I just wanted to tell you that, thanks to your articles and writings in defence of Israel that I was finally able to see what Israel has to live with every day of its existence and to make matters worse is hounded by the western left p

    Published in: Melanie's blog

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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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