Melanie Phillips

Archive for February 2012

  • 28 February, 2012

    By chance, I happened to read William Shawcross’s new book Justice and the Enemy: Nuremberg, 9/11 and the Trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed straight after finally catching up with Deborah Lipstadt’s The Eichmann Trial, which was published last year.

    Published in: Melanie's Blog

  • 27 February, 2012

    Hands up all those who actually know someone in the Socialist Workers’ Party. Hmm, just as I thought.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 23 February, 2012

    On Monday, I wrote in the Daily Mail about the shocking case of a seven year-old boy who was branded a racist by his primary school after asking a five-year-old boy in the playground whether he was ‘brown because he was from Africa’. As I wrote, this was hardly a one-off incident.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 22 February, 2012

    In an impassioned piece in that fine and feisty on-line newspaper The Commentator, Robin Shepherd sets out the stark case that Europe may now be staring at the end of democracy.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 22 February, 2012

    You thought ‘Climategate’, the data manipulation/shady practices scandal at the high temple of anthropogenic global warming theory, East Anglia’s Climatic Research Centre, marked the nadir of the whole AGW swindle? Think again.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 20 February, 2012

    The word ‘Orwellian’ has become over-used to the point of cliche. Yet there is really no other way to describe the deeply sinister, upside-down onslaught upon common sense that has extended even into the school playgrounds of politically correct Britain.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 17 February, 2012

    Whatever one may think about David Cameron’s policies, the general view is that he is an adroit politician. How extraordinary, then, that he should have got himself into such an invidious position with his meeting yesterday with the Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 17 February, 2012

    An invitation to appear as a Question Time panellist always sees your columnist dusting off her tin helmet, not to say donning full body armour and making her last will and testament.

    Published in: Jewish Chronicle

  • 13 February, 2012

    You may not think it to look at him, but the mild and courteous Michael Gove is fast coming to resemble a black belt in martial arts. Maybe he has been having lessons on the quiet.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 8 February, 2012

    So what should be done in Britain about foreign terrorist suspects and the European Court of Human Rights?

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • Showing 1 - 10 of 14 Articles | Page 1 of 2

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.

Read full biography

Books

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

Contact Melanie

Melanie Phillips
Daily Mail
Northcliffe House
2 Derry Street
London W8 5TT

Contact Melanie