The Malta Independent 26 September 2018, Wednesday

Blogs & Opinions

Leaders of our country failed us big time

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 08:27 Last update: about 1 day ago Camilla Appelgren

In the aftermath of the ITS project approval I understood that the ones in charge of our country have little understanding of the harm they cause. I am not talking about the short-term effect which...


Monday, 24 September 2018, 08:00 Last update: about 1 day ago Alfred Sant

In a public statement, the Guardian for Future Generations assessed negatively the big project that is being proposed for Pembroke. The company on which he serves as director then disassociated itself...

History and Last Sunday’s Gay Parade

Monday, 24 September 2018, 07:51 Last update: about 1 day ago Simon Mercieca

On Saturday 15th September, a Gay Parade took place in Malta. This is  not the first time that such a parade has taken place, but it is the first time that it has been  organized with...

The Right approach

Sunday, 23 September 2018, 10:44 Last update: about 3 days ago Noel Grima

I am completely astonished that we do not seem to realise what a huge gap there is on our political scene – the Right is absent from it. The two political parties say or hint that they are...

Regulating the building industry

Sunday, 23 September 2018, 10:30 Last update: about 3 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

Last Wednesday, a White Paper to consolidate and streamline existing legislation relative to the building and construction industry was published for public consultation. It is being proposed to...

Truth-seekers my foot

Sunday, 23 September 2018, 10:04 Last update: about 3 days ago Charles Flores

If the delegation from the European Parliament’s  Civil Liberties Committee ostensibly flew over, for the umpteenth time, “to seek the truth” of the situation in Malta, then...

From strength to strength

Friday, 21 September 2018, 10:16 Last update: about 4 days ago Owen Bonnici

During the past years, the cultural sector has gone from strength to strength. It is a sector that keeps on flourishing and keeps on giving a lot of beautiful opportunities to a vast number of...


Thursday, 20 September 2018, 07:51 Last update: about 6 days ago Alfred Sant

Enough years have passed since Independence was achieved for the majority of our population no longer to have a direct personal experience of the event. The same is bound to soon happen – if...

A panoptic society?

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 09:12 Last update: about 7 days ago Andrew Azzopardi

The Panopticon was a design concept that was developed by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) at around 1787.  This mode of architectural construction could have taken a variety of shapes and forms but...

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