The Malta Independent 21 July 2018, Saturday

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Pleeeze don't go

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 13:17 Last update: about 3 days ago

There are various types of immigrant expats in Malta. There are those who, as guests, use enthusiastic initiatives to integrate with Malta and the Maltese. These are the most appreciated. I was once a...

Murder in Paceville

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 09:34 Last update: about 6 days ago Mark A. Sammut

Death is always cruel, because it severs all bonds and ties. It is also brutal, because it always has the last word, no matter the counter-arguments you might have. And there is nothing worse than...

Potemkin Democracy

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 09:14 Last update: about 6 days ago Timothy Alden

In history, one story goes that during a visit by Russia's famous empress Catherine the Great to Crimea, a fake village was constructed by the governor to impress her. Wherever she...

A region with Mediterranean dimensions

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 09:11 Last update: about 6 days ago Justyne Caruana

No matter the size of any challenge, clear vision and self-trust are key factors for success. Consequently, irrespective of the size of the country, self-respect and will-power makes it a high...

Random radical reform in socio-legal matters

Saturday, 14 July 2018, 09:18 Last update: about 6 days ago

Comparative radical reform in justice is an enthusiastic research and a propositive activity in law studies, and practice. When it is purely academic, it is just interesting. When it is changed into...

What makes a monster and what makes a man?

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 15:52 Last update: about 8 days ago Mark Josef Rapa

If the opinion of the majority is driven by lack of basic understanding of the core issue in a discussion, or worse, by impulsive emotive responses, there is a risk that what would be acted and...

A drone For Salvini

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 15:13 Last update: about 8 days ago

The last time I wrote to you, I started my letter in English and even used a foreign name to address you. (I heard that you didn’t like me calling you ‘Salvu’ and you uttered a few...

Women leaders in the Church today

Sunday, 8 July 2018, 10:16 Last update: about 13 days ago Michael Asciak

On 9th June 2018, Pope Francis authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to issue the decree approving a miracle attributed to the intercession of (1916-1975), a member of Opus Dei. The...

Opinion: At the podium - Norbert Bugeja

Sunday, 8 July 2018, 10:15 Last update: about 12 days ago

It has been barely a month since I addressed Labour’s event as the party marked Joseph Muscat’s decade at its helm. The response from members of the public, colleagues at university and...

Favocracy

Sunday, 8 July 2018, 08:54 Last update: about 13 days ago Joe Cassar

I am not sure if anyone is allowed to coin new words in the lexicon but I will use a writer’s licence to do so. We often boast about Malta being a democracy. I have often thought about this and...

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