The Malta Independent 22 March 2018, Thursday

Blogs & Opinions

'Racists and xenophobes’

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 08:56 Last update: about 7 hours ago David Stellini

This is how the Prime Minister called those who aired their views soon after the unfortunate death of a young lad in Paceville. It is exactly how most leavers were labelled by some remainers ahead of...

Insurance services

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 07:55 Last update: about 7 hours ago Alfred Sant

I was surprised recently by a gesture from European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis. He wrote to thank me for an intervention I had made in his presence some time ago. It was about...

It's not sex work, it's prostitution

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 08:51 Last update: about 1 day ago Andrew Azzopardi

I met Dr Anna Borg a lecturer and director of the Centre for Labour Studies at the University of Malta, Dr Roderick Bugeja, a lecturer and researcher in the area of sexual health, Dr Mary Muscat, a...

Adrian Delia’s choice of shadows

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 14:52 Last update: about 2 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

Apparently Adrian Delia is not preoccupied if, instead of shadows cast by trees, we are restricted to shadows cast by high buildings. This conclusion results from a comment picked up by the media when...

The sea makes me feel small and large

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 11:23 Last update: about 2 days ago Camilla Appelgren

The deep blue. The amazing place I always imagined discovering as a child. I was always told by my parents that I was like a fish, that I belonged in the sea. I could snorkel forever in the 15 degrees...

The commission's analysis

Monday, 19 March 2018, 09:55 Last update: about 3 days ago Alfred Sant

The European Commission’s staff have provided an interesting and worthwhile account of the Maltese economy for this year’s “European” semester (that season during which the...

Macron, Le Pen and ‘Political Fantasy’

Monday, 19 March 2018, 09:06 Last update: about 3 days ago Simon Mercieca

 There was the General Congress of the Front National held in Lille during which Marine Le Pen once again became party leader. She immediately declared her intention to revamp the party by...

A message to the men that think they own us

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 11:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Alice Taylor

As a man, reading this, you might say that there is no way that you would consider a woman as your property. You have a mother, maybe a wife or a girlfriend, possibly a sister, and more than likely...

Stop using babies

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 07:56 Last update: about 5 days ago Rachel Borg

The time has come to draw a line and stop playing politics with the life of a baby. By now we are very aware and used to the games played by Joseph Muscat in distracting the public and attacking...

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