The Malta Independent 23 September 2017, Saturday

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Transforming armchair activism into physical good

Saturday, 2 September 2017, 11:23 Last update: about 21 days ago

By Tina Urso At times we all feel the need to express our anger and frustrations, on injustices happening worldwide, especially those closer to home. We all feel the need to give our two cents on...

European culture in 2018

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 11:21 Last update: about 25 days ago Karsten Xuereb

Next year promises to provide an interesting opportunity for cultural exchange across Europe. Citizens of the EU often look at their continental home as a political unit that is beleaguered by...

Gozo part of the national prosperity

Sunday, 27 August 2017, 08:02 Last update: about 28 days ago Justyne Caruana

Human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political and religious. These all act, react and interact with each other and we individually evaluate facts rather than...

The virtue of magnanimity

Sunday, 27 August 2017, 08:00 Last update: about 28 days ago Michael Asciak

With the world being what it is, descending ever deeper into the spiral of relativity, I have always believed that in secular politics one of the ways forward is to practise more than ever the theory...

Brexit blues

Saturday, 26 August 2017, 11:04 Last update: about 28 days ago

By David Stellini and Carm Mifsud Bonnici Over the past months we heard the news that the Maltese Government has formally bid to host the European Medicines Agency. The seat of this agency is...

Achilles’ heel

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 09:57 Last update: about 2 months ago Clyde Puli

“Infrastructure is Malta’s Achilles’ heel”, Joseph Muscat told a recent gathering of investors. Most of the audience was foreign, which is why Muscat must have felt...

Kenneth vain

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 09:51 Last update: about 2 months ago Mark A. Sammut

Two weeks ago, Kenneth Wain – described by Wikipedia as a ‘major Maltese philosopher’, barraged me with abuse and insults for my analysis of the Ethics Programme offered in secondary...

Facts speak louder than words

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 09:47 Last update: about 2 months ago Justyne Caruana

If facts speak louder than words, it necessarily follows that anyone who thinks of rushing in on the basis of simple hearsay must first verify the facts to save his or her blushes later. This...

A country that celebrates what is right

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:53 Last update: about 2 months ago Chris Said

In 1987, the Nationalist Party started building a new Malta. Our country was transformed from a pariah state into a modern European country with a thriving economy. Yet, our system of government was...

The creative and expressive arts at Junior College

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:37 Last update: about 2 months ago Paul Xuereb

Summer is a time for relaxation, for slowing down, for catching up, but for students who have just completed their compulsory education, it is a crucial time as they have to decide on their next step...

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