The Malta Independent 23 March 2019, Saturday

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The working poor – minimum wage earners

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 09:21 Last update: about 13 hours ago

A lot of us have got used to propaganda that we are living in the best of times. However, official statistics may show otherwise. Recently, a report issued by a European Union agency revealed that...

Fair is foul and foul is fair

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 09:19 Last update: about 13 hours ago Mark Josef Rapa

Last Saturday marked 17 months since the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has promised that “no stone would be left unturned.” Three men have...

This iron is hot but then what?

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 09:25 Last update: about 2 days ago

I’ve always strongly believed that the electorate is by far more knowledgeable and savvy than most politicians think or assume. Before I decided to run for office myself, just a couple of years...

Real people in real Malta

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 12:22 Last update: about 3 days ago Michael Briguglio

Real people in real Malta: Persons with specific life stories, experiences, needs and opportunities. Persons living unique everyday lives and who share commonalities and differences with...

PD stands for symbols which unite

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 08:22 Last update: about 5 days ago Godfrey Farrugia

On today’s occasion of one of Malta's public holidays, the Feast of San Ġużepp, and in the wake of discussions on Constitutional reform, Partit Demokratiku is weighing in on the debate...

Incentivising and motivating our young people

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 10:14 Last update: about 7 days ago

For the first time in history, we are at a juncture where parents, who were once challenged in their youth to earn pocket money, educate themselves and in many cases fight for democracy, are now...

Fighting for the Earth's future

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 09:45 Last update: about 7 days ago Timothy Alden

On Friday, students from around the world protested against climate change. In Malta, school children and university students alike assembled and joined their voices in unison. Twenty years ago,...

Lack of progress in an unsustainable economy

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 09:21 Last update: about 7 days ago Michael Asciak

The European Union has flagged our economy as having high elements of unsustainability and has asked for real progress to tackle several problems. This means that the government is falling short of...

Gozo, small but beautiful

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 09:11 Last update: about 7 days ago Justyne Caruana

Ambassadors and heads of mission are aware that we live on a small Mediterranean island of 67 square kilometres with a population of around 32,000 and that we are proud of its 7,000 years of history....

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