Scientists are warning us that we have 12 to correct the course of global warming. If we fail, the consequences will be dire. We might just be able to make it. Unfortunately, I am pretty sure that we won’t.
For someone trying to quit passive smoking, things in the Europe have improved –with the exception of Greece- but since I don’t live there I don’t care. However, as I cross the park every morning I still find myself wishing for a samurai sword and a pair of nunchakus. Here’s why I get these murderous impulses.
I don’t really give a flying toss about who governs in Italy. I am sure that the long list of great things for which this beautiful country is known will outlast any Italian government. But I do care about what European democracy looks like. It is a common heritage that has cost millions of lives, lest we forget.
If Europe is to endure as a place of freedom, Europeans need to be less tolerant If there’s one word that our European society has gotten all wrong, it is the word “tolerance”. Not only has its real meaning been dangerously subverted to imply “acceptance of everything”, effectively denuding the word of any real significance, […]
I have always been an admirer of Britain and all things British – football and food being the only notable exceptions. In my eyes, Britain has always been this small, tenacious island, which throughout history punched way above its size, spurned by the values of duty and hard-work. Occasionally, it even took some time off […]