Melanie Phillips

The devil they know

26 November 2016 9:00 am

You will, by now, be familiar with the argument: that Donald Trump’s triumph in the American presidential election represents a…

It’s dangerous and wrong to tell all children they’re ‘gender fluid’

30 January 2016 9:00 am

Once upon a time, ‘binary’ was a mathematical term. Now it is an insult on a par with ‘racist’, ‘sexist’…

The end of childhood - what we lost when we dropped the age of consent

14 March 2015 9:00 am

In all the sound and fury about historic sex crimes against children, one crucial factor has been generally ignored. Last…

What our leaders would say if they really cared about defending Britain's Jews

2 August 2014 9:00 am

The mask has been torn away. Supposedly anti-Israel protests over the Gaza war have convulsed Europe in the worst scenes…

Do Israel's critics think there are not enough dead Jews?

19 July 2014 9:00 am

   Jerusalem It’s the moral equivalence which is so devastating. When Egypt this week proposed its ceasefire in Gaza, a…

The Revd Paul Flowers ticked all the right 'progressive' boxes — that's why he could get away with anything

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Listen to Melanie Phillips and Jesse Norman discuss Paul Flowers: [audioboo url=”https://audioboo.fm/boos/1746120-melanie-phillips-vs-jesse-norman-on-revd-paul-flowers”/] Yet again, one particular question has formed on…

The elderly are driving the recovery. It's time for generational jihadists to say 'thanks'

27 July 2013 9:00 am

You can blame it on David Willetts. A while back, he published a book called The Pinch arguing that the…