December 9th International Anti-Corruption Day
It’s time to get real about Islamist terror.
We are mature and intelligent enough to not lay the blame on an entire religion, or on law-abiding, peace-loving Muslims who are equally appalled by this violence.
It won't kill us to talk about it.
In fact, it may save many lives.
No more censorship. No more demonisation of people who are concerned about this violent threat. No more whataboutery.
And no more treatment of self-styled "holy warriors" who want to slaughter us, as ordinary run-of-the-mill criminals.
In Moscow, trials of participants in peaceful protests. Not a single acquittal.
The 25th UN Climate Change Conference - the so called COP25 - is happening in Madrid. Lots or words are spent on how to stop emissions before it's too late, on how to collaborate, on how to improve.
In the meantime, climate change persists.