The Malta Independent 26 May 2017, Friday

Editor's Blog

The Three Muscat-eers

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10:09 Last update: about 11 months ago Stephen Calleja

“All for one and one for all” is the famous motto of The Three Musketeers, a historical novel by Alexandre Dumas. The theme of friendship is a vital ingredient throughout the whole book,...

Labour fails to win Eurovision

Monday, 16 May 2016, 13:14 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

Ira Losco did a splendid job. She gave her all with two great performances in the semi-final and final nights of the Eurovision Song Contest. She finished in 12th place, far below the second position...

PL believes apples are oranges

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:27 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

Only the dumb believe that what Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri did is identical to what many professionals do in their capacity as lawyers, consultants, financial advisers and accountants. But,...

Injoranza

Monday, 2 May 2016, 13:07 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

I have always been fascinated by the English language. The more I read, the more I understand how comprehensive it is, as the language is rich with words for each and every moment, feeling,...

Getting promoted for doing wrong

Friday, 29 April 2016, 07:35 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The expectations were high for the Prime Minister’s decision on Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri. The more time passed, and the more he kept repeating the same mantra that one day he will make up...

Frustrated Joseph, Confident Simon

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 09:07 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The outcome of the vote of no-confidence motion was a foregone conclusion, given that the government enjoys a comfortable majority in the House of Representatives. But more important factors...

Cardona’s axe and Grixti’s muzzle

Friday, 15 April 2016, 11:08 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The Labour Party will have no problem to overcome the hurdle put up by the Nationalist Party in the form of a no confidence motion that will be debated in Parliament on Monday. Its huge majority in...

The Panama tsunami

Monday, 11 April 2016, 09:53 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

If someone says he has an internal conflict, he cannot be serene and happy. So there was some contradiction in what Konrad Mizzi said last Thursday. What is sure is that this scandal that...

Don’t cry for me, Malta Taghna

Monday, 4 April 2016, 10:53 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

Don’t cry for me Malta Taghna (with apologies to Andrew Lloyd Webber)   It is so...

Konrad’s hysterics

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 09:37 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

They might not be burning down printing presses, or preventing newspapers from choosing the name they would like for their publication. But the attacks on the independent media under this government...

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