The Malta Independent 25 September 2020, Friday

Blogs & Opinions

Education is best delivered in person, in schools

Friday, 25 September 2020, 06:48 Last update: about 1 hour ago Owen Bonnici

We believe that quality education for our children is best delivered in person, in schools. This is confirmed by experts in education, both local and foreign, as well as by health authorities in...

Adoption

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 07:43 Last update: about 1 day ago Alfred Sant MEP

In the middle of a discussion about a controversial issue, a friend broached another delicate subject – adoption. In societies which congratulate themselves on their hard stand against abortion,...

Equality and Freedom — truly for all

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 06:58 Last update: about 1 day ago Claudette Buttigieg

How can a law that promises equality for everyone, at no cost to anyone, worry many people from a wide spectrum of society? Easy: draft a law that is silent in terms of what will happen to some...

The gamble on your passport

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 06:53 Last update: about 2 days ago Peter Agius

‘European Values are not for sale’ said the President of the European Commission von der Leyen in reference to Malta’s citizenship sales scheme. Once again, Labour came out...

The recent spike in Covid-19 cases

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 06:52 Last update: about 2 days ago Andrew Azzopardi

As Dean of the Faculty for Social Wellbeing I note, with concern, the rise of Covid-19 infections over the last weeks, with the highest number of cases (at present) being registered on the 16th...

Independence

Monday, 21 September 2020, 06:36 Last update: about 4 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

Fortunately, the rather sterile political controversies about which is the greater public holiday – Independence or Freedom Day – are finally dead and buried. The Independence with which...

Reality check

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 10:28 Last update: about 5 days ago Charles Flores

Prime Minister Robert Abela could not have been nearer the target on the issue of migration and the huge dilemma facing the European Union. His strong criticism of the boat-by-boat system being used...

Covid detection and school opening

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 09:57 Last update: about 5 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

The conflicting messages in early summer issued by Maltese holders of political office that Covid-19 was under control are partly responsible for the current state of play. Specifically, the Prime...

10 reflections in semi-isolation

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 09:20 Last update: about 5 days ago Victor Calleja

What a mess of a world. We had it all and we turned it into a pigsty. We did everything to push it to destruction. Glaciers falling, temperatures zooming up, winds and seas gone haywire. All we needed...

We are giving Covid a walk-over

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 08:21 Last update: about 5 days ago Noel Grima

The numbers of these last days have been shocking, not just for the number of deaths that have occurred nor just the number of infected people which has spiralled beyond control but mostly for the...

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