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Editor's Blog

A bad week for Labour

Friday, 21 November 2014, 09:49 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

Any feel-good factor that the government intended to create with an election-type of budget it presented on Monday has already evaporated. It has been an extremely bad week for the...

An election budget

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 11:32 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat was right when he said, during his post-budget press conference, that in the past such financial exercises used to be stingy in the first two or three years of the...

Public transport: a deeper mess

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 15:28 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

I am lucky because I do not have to drive to go to the office. I consider this as a great advantage over my colleagues. I see them arrive at work flustered, angry and irritated after having to endure...

The right to die

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 10:01 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

When Brittany Maynard announced last month that she had picked 1 November as the day she would die, there were many who did not believe she would have the courage to do it. Others prayed that she...

Fr Charles and the Church

Monday, 3 November 2014, 10:04 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

Those of you who know a little bit of Church history were not surprised when they watched the much-acclaimed television series The Borgias, which recounts the story of the most notorious pope,...

To name or not to name

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 19:00 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

The Malta Independent has chosen to publish all details, including the name of a priest who has been accused by various women of improper sexual behaviour. Most of these women were vulnerable persons...

Simon needs to come clean

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 10:02 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

On the surface, Simon Busuttil's words on George Pullicino during last Sunday's Nationalist Party activity seemed to be in defence of the former Resources Minister, under fire as he is from the Labour...

Culture of entitlement

Sunday, 26 October 2014, 10:51 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

Few people realise that what they are getting for free is not free at all. That someone else is paying for it. When we speak of free education, free health care and a wide array of social...

Deflecting attention

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 09:11 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

One third into this legislature, the Labour government can still do no wrong for many of those who voted for it. With an Opposition that struggled to regroup and is still finding its feet after the...

Church resignations

Saturday, 18 October 2014, 17:00 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

Archbishop Mgr Paul Cremona has resigned the post. He has said that he has been thinking about it for two years, and that he is leaving the helm of the church in Malta. It has taken him quite a while,...

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