The Malta Independent 26 September 2017, Tuesday


Our Independence

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11:14 Last update: about 5 days ago Carmelo Mifsud Bonnici

Though this principle may seem simple, self-evident, obvious and indeed taken for granted today, in reality, it constitutes the quintessence of a nation's liberty. It is the cornerstone, the sine...

Thinking without the box

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 14:27 Last update: about 7 days ago Theo Dix

Responding to disruption is perhaps the most important strategic issue facing businesses and countries today. The definition of disruption has expanded far beyond its textbook meaning and is now...

Termination and the Professor of Insults

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 08:58 Last update: about 10 days ago Mark A. Sammut

The much-awaited result is probably already out, and one can only hope for the best. In the meantime, I have to answer to the opinion piece written last week by a 'major Maltese philosopher' who...

Enhancing the nation’s wellbeing

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 08:49 Last update: about 10 days ago Justyne Caruana

Now that Malta has a strong and vibrant economy, we need a good infrastructure to complement it, to avoid escalating congestion costs and give the people what they deserve in a safe...

Marlene's magic trick

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 08:49 Last update: about 10 days ago Colette Sciberras

I have been asking myself since June how Marlene Farrugia managed to pull that magic trick on me. How could she have kept her PN membership card up her sleeve without anybody noticing? Did anyone...

Europe for Europeans? Understanding the migrant crisis

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 08:30 Last update: about 10 days ago Christopher Attard

Maltese people living in Malta generally want to live in a Maltese society. The same is true for most other countries which haven't been irrevocably brainwashed into the intercontinental carpark of an...

Hunting fines only bother those that break the law

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 13:07 Last update: about 14 days ago

Mark Sultana With over 30 years of being involved in bird conservation in Malta, I tend to fall into the trap of being content with the successes Malta has achieved in this field, while possibly...

A few thoughts on journalism

Monday, 11 September 2017, 08:11 Last update: about 15 days ago Mark A. Sammut

Watching Salvu Balzan interviewing the two contenders for the PN leadership was painful. It’s not only that he struggles to extract a question, as if he were his own dentist and his...

Teaching ethics and social responsibility

Sunday, 10 September 2017, 09:45 Last update: about 17 days ago Kenneth Wain

Until I read Mark A. Sammut’s contribution of 20th August (‘Kenneth Vain’) last Sunday morning, I had intended not to reply to his August 13th contribution. But reading it with its...

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