The Malta Independent 23 September 2017, Saturday

Editor's Blog

Prime Minister, my children are not yours

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 08:55 Last update: about 6 months ago Stephen Calleja

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat chose a very unfortunate phrase in the Labour Party’s first mass meeting of the election campaign in Zabbar on Sunday....

Pizza Egrant

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 09:46 Last update: about 6 months ago Stephen Calleja

If I owned a pizzeria I would change the name of some of the pizzas available on the menu. A Margherita, a Capricciosa and a Quattro Stagioni would be replaced by an Egrant, a Pilatus and a Panama....

Mine is bigger than yours politics

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 08:52 Last update: about 7 months ago Stephen Calleja

Or yours is bigger than mine, depending which way you look at it. For the Labour Party, anything that Labour has done is of greater importance than what was achieved by the Nationalist Party,...

Alfred Sant revisited

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 11:58 Last update: about 8 months ago Stephen Calleja

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to interview Labour MEP Alfred Sant on our programme INDEPTH. Apart from the love for books and the pleasure of reading and writing, I have little else in...

PM avoids Busuttil, media

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 9 months ago Stephen Calleja

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has refused to be interviewed on the online programme produced and presented by The Malta Independent, the now familiar INDEPTH. He has also shied away from...

Salvu Mallia hijacks PN

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 09:02 Last update: about 8 months ago Stephen Calleja

Salvu Mallia is too much of a free spirit to be caged within the confines of a political party. He should not have made himself available to join the Nationalist Party, and the Nationalist Party...

Avrai – war is not over

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 11:15 Last update: about 10 months ago Stephen Calleja

Music is one of my passions. One of my greatest regrets is that I did not take up guitar or piano lessons when I was younger. They say it’s never too late to learn but now, at my age, everything...

Joseph Muscat and trust

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 09:09 Last update: about 11 months ago Stephen Calleja

While there is so much public anger about the long list of scandals in which the government is embroiled, this rage is not translated into public outcry and disdain against the people involved and...

30 years

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 09:55 Last update: about 12 months ago Stephen Calleja

30 years ago, still a teenager, I walked into a building in Valletta, sat behind a desk, and started a full-time career in journalism. To put you in context, it was October 1986, the month before...

If you are happy about the budget...

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 10:35 Last update: about 12 months ago Stephen Calleja

If you are happy about the budget, you’re a pensioner, a low-income earner or someone living off other people’s earnings via social assistance. Or someone who will applaud the Labour...

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