Melanie Phillips

Archive for October 2011

  • 18 October, 2011

    It appears that before Egypt passed Gilad Shalit over to the Israelis today, it subjected him to ten minutes of cruel and inhuman treatment of its own.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 18 October, 2011

    I have been watching on TV the drama unfold in Israel and Gaza as the kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was released after five years in Hamas captivity in exchange for the release from Israeli prisons of more than 1000 Arab terrorists.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 17 October, 2011

    While the Westminster village is preoccupied with scandals and reshuffles, the real scandal concerns the minister who remains so far unshuffled and is thus still promoting policies that threaten to cripple the British economy through eye-wateringly absurd deep green zealotry.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 17 October, 2011

    Back in 2001, when Tony Blair was Prime Minister, I was invited to talk to him about the National Health Service. At that time, he was particularly exercised about reforming the NHS.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 12 October, 2011

    Mahmoud Abbas is the man who Britain, America and Europe think deserves to be the president of an independent state of Palestine — the establishment of which, they tell themselves, would end the Middle East impasse.

    Published in: Standpoint

  • 12 October, 2011

    The dramatic news this evening that Israel and the Hamas have agreed a deal which will see the return to Israel of its kidnapped soldier, Gilad Shalit, will be provoke the most bitterly mixed reactions amongst Israelis and all who care about peace and justice.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 12 October, 2011

    Today’s Times highlighted the barbarism with which the Iranian regime deals with political dissent. One story (£) reported that an Iranian actress, Marzieh Vafamehr who appears in the Australian film My Tehran for Sale which is critical of the regime, has been sentenced to 90 lashes and a year in prison for her starring role in this film.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 11 October, 2011

    Professor Raymond Tallis is a distinguished emeritus professor of geriatric medicine, philosopher, poet, novelist and cultural critic. He is also a patron of the pressure group Dignity in Dying, previously known as the Voluntary Euthanasia Society.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 10 October, 2011

    In Israel and the West Bank, there has been a wave of attacks by extremists on mosques, synagogues and Christian sites, including swastikas spray-painted on Joseph’s tomb near Nablus. Two Jewish suspects have now been arrested in connection with an arson attack at a mosque in the Arab village of Tuba Zanghariya.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 10 October, 2011

    When two sacred cows of the fashionable world collide, the outcome can sometimes be as cynical as a politically-correct version of the TV sitcom Yes Minister.

    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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