The Malta Independent 28 June 2017, Wednesday

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Presidentialism

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 08:48 Last update: about 2 days ago Mark A. Sammut

At the moment, I am working on some two or three projects, amongst which is the second issue of Malta at the European Court of Human Rights. It should be out in the coming months, the first issue...

On the issue of marriage, gay or otherwise

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 08:48 Last update: about 2 days ago Michael Asciak

It seems that Parliament is to meet fast after the election and it also seems that one of the first issues on the agenda is that of gay marriage. Now let me make some things clear from the start. I am...

Gradually but steadily

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 08:42 Last update: about 2 days ago Justyne Caruana

"Little strokes fell great oaks" is a popular Norwegian saying. A difficult task, such as changing outdated ideas or overcoming challenges, can be achieved gradually, a little at a time, but...

Opinion: An idiot’s guide to unity - Kevin Cassar

Friday, 23 June 2017, 10:14 Last update: about 4 days ago Kevin Cassar

Step 1: First of all if you say you want to bring Unity, make sure you really mean it.  Step 2: Try and convince the whole population that you really mean it.  Roughly half the...

'Nothing is more alien to the Maltese than the idea of State'

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 08:50 Last update: about 10 days ago Mark A. Sammut

The events of this week have clearly demonstrated that Malta is a few centuries late.  I am referring to state-building, needless to say, or rather, to autochthonous (or home-grown) public...

Delivering on our time frames

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 08:49 Last update: about 10 days ago Justyne Caruana

Creativity runs through many categories and phases in life, and in politics it is a necessary stimulus when designing and planning projects that are intended to last for the benefit of entire...

Emerging leaders

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 08:43 Last update: about 10 days ago Charló Bonnici

A fortnight has now passed since the General Election, however the results are still being analysed and discussed – particularly on social media. One aspect of this particular election that...

A bridge too far

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 08:40 Last update: about 10 days ago Michael Asciak

I think that the loss of the recent election for the PN has set off a mass of speculative reasoning to explain away the loss. In my opinion, there are two tranches of reason that led to the loss or...

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