The Malta Independent 25 June 2018, Monday

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The Dick Whittingtons of our times

Sunday, 24 June 2018, 08:52 Last update: about 1 day ago Mark A. Sammut

A few days ago Henry Frendo, history professor at the University of Malta, wrote a letter to another newspaper complaining about punditry and the frequent peddling of factoids. I wrote an online...

Comments are free, facts are sacred

Sunday, 24 June 2018, 08:44 Last update: about 1 day ago Justyne Caruana

In serving the people through public projects, each phase is a step forward in the implementation process of a set goal. Locally, periodic achievements are more welcome when aimed at the completion of...

Plague doctors, trees and automobiles

Sunday, 24 June 2018, 08:27 Last update: about 2 days ago Timothy Alden

The devastation sweeping Malta is not the Black Plague. One could be fooled however, into thinking the land itself is groaning and sweating in some epidemic. Our government seems to be made up of...

Listen, Dear Salvu

Saturday, 23 June 2018, 08:32 Last update: about 2 days ago

I overheard someone say: “Did you hear the one about the three Italians speaking about Malta?” I felt like running away in boredom, as I thought that the person cracking the Italian joke...

A smooth sea never made a skilful sailor

Saturday, 23 June 2018, 08:30 Last update: about 2 days ago

It is said that a smooth sea never made a skilful sailor. I am proud of the skills of the Armed Forces of Malta, who time after time they proved themselves skilful in surpassing the hurdles in...

Oh, we are so correct!

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 14:40 Last update: about 5 days ago

There are three kinds of euphoric idealists: the dreamers, the rich and the complex. The dreamers take great pleasure out of imagining massive progress at the flick of a finger. The rich are...

Responsible decisions and statements

Sunday, 17 June 2018, 09:34 Last update: about 8 days ago Justyne Caruana

Life in politics is far from sitting on a throne. Fully aware of serving the country, a politician must be constantly focused and take the necessary decisions the country requires and for which he or...

So it shall be written. So it shan’t be done

Sunday, 17 June 2018, 08:59 Last update: about 8 days ago Mark A. Sammut

While Giovanni Bonello is going hoarse preaching the Gospel of Reason week in week out, a fortnight ago Kevin Aquilina made a powerful indictment on this paper’s sister edition. Both seem to me...

The call to action

Sunday, 17 June 2018, 08:26 Last update: about 8 days ago Timothy Alden

Two years ago, I would never have imagined that I would be involved in politics. I used to look at politics as an exclusive club of the old and well connected, the wealthy, and yes, the ones who were...

Concerned citizens, going in circles

Sunday, 10 June 2018, 08:55 Last update: about 15 days ago Timothy Alden

The top concerns in Malta at the moment are traffic, the environment and good governance. Both the PN and the PL are performing miserably on these three issues, so much so, that these issues are of...

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