The Malta Independent 20 August 2017, Sunday

Letters

Going off the deep end

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:39 Last update: about 1 day ago

We have gone off the deep end ladies and gentlemen, or is it sexist to say this now? If that is the case, we might as well settle for comrades at this point. If we are capable of demolishing universal...

The creative and expressive arts at Junior College

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:37 Last update: about 1 day ago

Summer is a time for relaxation, for slowing down, for catching up, but for students who have just completed their compulsory education, it is a crucial time as they have to decide on their next step...

That golden era

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:36 Last update: about 1 day ago

Life is too damn short, I think! Lost in dreams very late one night, in the peaceful company of a beautiful August moon, I asked myself: 'Are times better now or were we happier in the good old...

The Malta Stock Exchange – oh for the old days!

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:35 Last update: about 1 day ago

With each 'upgrading' at the Stock Exchange, the small man seems worse off. Not so long ago it was easy to read the selling/buying prices and amounts of shares on offer in print. This has changed. Now...

The Iron Lady of Europe

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:35 Last update: about 1 day ago

Five weeks before Germany's parliamentary elections, the Iron Lady of Germany and Europe, Angela Merkel, has been jolted with an opinion poll showing a 10 percentage point slide in her personal...

An important anniversary to celebrate

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:34 Last update: about 1 day ago

Seventy-five years ago, precisely on 30th June, 1942, in the middle of the Second World War II, Saint Leopold Mandic died in Padua. Saint Leopold became known as the Apostle of Confession and of...

Let's find common goals

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 09:13 Last update: about 8 days ago

One of my favourite authors is A.J. Cronin. In Keys of the Kingdom, an atheist doctor works alongside a priest helping the poor and the sick, and after the doctor died, the priest said: “I know...

The darker side of politicians

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 09:12 Last update: about 8 days ago

After a chaotic first six months in office, the President of the United States of America has vowed to keep turning to social media for support. However, Donald Trump’s presidency, which he so...

From PN to PL to PD to PN… what next?

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 09:11 Last update: about 8 days ago

What the Hon. Marlene Farrugia, supposedly leader of the PD, said in court during the hearing of the case instituted by the PL against the extra two seats given to the PN by the electoral commission,...

‘A blow to my head’

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 09:10 Last update: about 8 days ago

Two days before feast of the Assumption of Mary on 15 August, one feels duty-bound to celebrate the power of this simple and effective Marian prayer – the Rosary, which some call...

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