Melanie Phillips

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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!

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  • 5 June 2013

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

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  • 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.

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  • 23 May 2013

    There’s been some stiff competition over the past 24 hours for the coveted award of Most Fatuous Reaction to a Jihadi Atrocity.

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  • 23 May 2013

    On one thing the British liberal class is certain – the hacking to death of a soldier in a Woolwich street yesterday had absolutely nothing to do with religion.

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  • 10 May 2013

    Fort Hood, Benghazi, the Boston bombings, Iran/Syria, Israel. The pattern is unmistakeable; the danger to America is exponentially increasing; the scandal is deepening into something nearer to a national crisis.

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  • 3 May 2013

    I am delighted to announce the launch of a major new publishing venture, Melanie Phillips Electric Media. You can learn more about it on my new website www.embooks.com -- which is due to go live in a few hours' time.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 3 May 2013

    I'm in Washington DC at present, squinting at the results of the local government elections in Britain and the damage done to the Tories in particular by the UK Independence Party -- no less of a shock to the political system for having been widely trailed.

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  • 17 April 2013

    What was so moving, in the end, was that Baroness Thatcher was buried as a simple Christian.

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  • 5 April 2013

    Does the Labour Party really believe it was entirely right and proper that Mick Philpott, who has been jailed for life for the manslaughter of six children – five of them his own -- should have been subsidised on welfare to the tune of upwards of £60,000 per year? It certainly looks as if it does.

    Published in: Melanie's Blog

  • 27 February 2013

    Is the United States about to become a laughing-stock to the rest of the world? It seems to have accrued a Defence Secretary who is the toast of Iran, and a Secretary of State who is a blithering idiot.

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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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