Melanie Phillips

Articles

  • 3 September 2014

    After a year of posting my work on the emBooks website, I have decided to post regular updates on Facebook instead.

    Published in: Melanie's Blog

  • 25 July 2013

    Readers will know that I have launched my own electronic media company, Melanie Phillips Electric Media, and its first venture, emBooks. You can now find my blog by going to embooks.com/blog, and you can download the electronic books I have published so far, including my own memoir Guardian Angel, from www.embooks.com.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 23 July 2013

    Just about the whole world, it seems, has erupted in joy and excitement over the birth of the baby prince yesterday afternoon to William and Kate. No-one can remember a reaction quite as overwhelming as this.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 22 July 2013

    So great is our cynicism about politicians that even when the public is expressing outrage about something in the strongest possible terms, we tend to view with deep suspicion any government pledge to tackle the problem.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 17 July 2013

    Ever since the then Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown declared that he wanted London to become a global centre of Islamic banking, successive politicians have drooled over the funds pouring into Britain from the apparently ever-open cash spigot of the Islamic world.

    Published in: Melanie's Blog

  • 16 July 2013

    Consternation in Israel over the EU’s malicious decision to boycott individuals or institutions situated over the ‘Green Line’ between Israel and the disputed territories. This would presumably include boycotting, for example, the Hebrew University which is just over that line or, even more grotesquely, Jewish residents in Jerusalem’s Old City – where ancient Jewish settlement far predated the arrival of a single Arab, dating as it does since King David who built it as the capital of the kingdom of the Jewish people.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 15 July 2013

    According to advance reports, the Government will announce today the end of the deeply controversial Liverpool Care Pathway. Such a programme was deemed necessary because of the all-too-common instances of neglect or inappropriate treatment which dying people were being forced to suffer.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 15 July 2013

    Recently, I found myself facing a baying mob, aka a booing, sneering audience bristling with outrage and hostility towards me, on Question Time. Nothing new there, then.

    Published in: Jewish Chronicle

  • 14 July 2013

    In all the welter of words about the ousting of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, very little has been written in the mainstream media about the extraordinary contortions of the Obama administration, which did so much to put the Brothers into power there in the first place.

    Published in: Melanie's Blog

  • 8 July 2013

    The Metropolitan Police is descending into what is possibly the most serious crisis in its existence.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 1 July 2013

    Today, 19-year-old Laura Robson, the British No 1, fights for the chance to play in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 29 June 2013

    I am rubbing my eyes at the hysterical responses to my blog post on the British government’s banning order against anti-jihadi activists Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 27 June 2013

    By banning from the country as extremists the American anti-jihadis Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller, the Home Secretary Teresa May has not only made herself look ridiculous but has sent the enemies of the United Kingdom the message that they have it on the run.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 24 June 2013

    So now, having had the inquiry into the inquiry that suppressed facts about the failure of the original inquiry, there is to be a further inquiry into the bullying of the woman who tried to blow the whistle on the uselessness -- and worse -- of the inquirers.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 22 June 2013

    For a distressing snapshot of how Britain is steadily sliding into irrelevance and indeed civilisational defeat, take a look at this week’s edition of BBC TV’s Question Time where I was on the panel.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 17 June 2013

    One of the functions of the honours list is to make the nation feel good about itself. It’s not just that the individuals on the list are being honoured for their achievements. Its also that the nation as a whole feels uplifted by those awards and what they represent.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 10 June 2013

    For anyone who may have been on another planet this past month, here is exciting news of the launch of my own electronic book imprint emBooks, and its first batch of titles including my memoir, Guardian Angel. Enjoy!

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 10 June 2013

    Never did three words, surely, have a more explosive and utterly disproportionate effect.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 5 June 2013

    And so it came to pass. Samantha Power has finally made it into the top tier of the Obama administration.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 3 June 2013

    You've really got to hand it to Dr Rowan Williams, the erstwhile Archbishop of Canterbury – he's got a sense of timing to die for.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

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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