The Malta Independent 22 September 2017, Friday

Editor's Blog

Joe Mizzi’s failures

Monday, 10 October 2016, 10:40 Last update: about 13 months ago Stephen Calleja

Joe Mizzi is not a popular minister these days. And it’s not because he did not find oil. It’s because of a much simpler solution he has failed to come up with since he took over...

A(nother) humiliation for Malta

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 09:22 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The government’s insistence with Leo Brincat’s nomination for a place on the European Court of Auditors makes me think that Joseph Muscat believes that his lobbying with his Brussels...

Finally, a fearless archbishop

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 12:18 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The Labour Party is dying to pick a fight with the Church. To be more accurate, it is dying to provoke Archbishop Charles Scicluna into retaliating to the heavy accusations Labour exponents are...

Lowest turnout in 2018 election

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 09:15 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

We’re still months away from the general election, but my gut feeling is that we will have the lowest voter turnout in recent political history. Since Independence, we have had 11...

In questo mondo di ladri

Friday, 29 July 2016, 10:54 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The music was great. The singers were brilliant. The songs were varied and aimed for different tastes. But it was an emotionless crowd that attended the Joseph Calleja concert on...

PL, PN have their gods and animals

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 10:34 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

Education Minister Evarist Bartolo was perfectly correct when he said that there is a law for the gods and a law for animals. And there seems to be no difference between the parties in the way...

No morning after pill for Britain

Monday, 27 June 2016, 09:46 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The British never accepted the fact that they are no longer an empire. They believe they can still rule the world as they used to do in the past, and they keep the Commonwealth up and running in spite...

Wrong move, Simon

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 09:16 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The Nationalist Party took a bizarre decision to re-instate Samuel Azzopardi to the post of Victoria mayor after on Tuesday he was found guilty of driving under the influence following a traffic...

The PM’s mother of all u-turns

Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:17 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

It has become common for Prime Minister Joseph Muscat not to stick to what he says and take his decisions depending on the people he is dealing with. We’ve seen it of late with the way he...

The Three Muscat-eers

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10:09 Last update: about 2 years 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,...

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