The Malta Independent 8 August 2020, Saturday

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Tribal allegiance

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 08:01 Last update: about 2 days ago

Group loyalty is a kind of tribal warfare that is entrenched in our national culture. Take, for example, the village festa that pits one patron saint against the other in the same locality. Or an...

Connecting with communities through innovation

Monday, 3 August 2020, 07:58 Last update: about 4 days ago

In a world of algorithms, hashtags and followers, as a society, we are further acknowledging the importance of belonging within a community, honing the characteristics that make us unique, dynamic and...

Dynamics of the AD/PD merger: one step at a time

Sunday, 2 August 2020, 08:51 Last update: about 6 days ago

The merger between Alternattiva Demokratika (AD) and the Democratic Party (PD) is on. It has been developing gradually over the past weeks and, Covid-permitting, it will be formalised at the end of...

Mastering the right balance

Sunday, 2 August 2020, 08:25 Last update: about 6 days ago Silvio Schembri

The key to success in every aspect of life remains the attainment of balance; quite an elusive concept, but one which ensures that life goes on without too many negative repercussions. In these...

People, planet and profit – sustainability today

Sunday, 2 August 2020, 07:39 Last update: about 6 days ago

The original definition of sustainable development was coined at the first Rio Earth Summit in 1992. In essence it was a focus on “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the...

Fare well or goodbye: The second wave

Sunday, 2 August 2020, 07:28 Last update: about 6 days ago

Diverse opinions on one issue commonly amalgamate into a binary controversy.  We see this with football teams, village feasts, politics; red or blue, racism; coloured or white and of course along...

Opinion: The time is now

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 07:18 Last update: about 6 days ago Adrian Delia

We arrived at the apex of our struggle for the soul of the Nationalist Party, which we as Nationalists love so much. This party administration started its work with the hope of creating a New Way, not...

Opinion: We have to do it, and we have to do it now

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 07:16 Last update: about 6 days ago

We, Partit Nazzjonalista General Councillors, have a stark choice today that will define the party for years to come: will we choose the status quo, or will we muster the courage to opportunity to...

Loyalty is fundamental

Friday, 31 July 2020, 13:44 Last update: about 7 days ago

In politics, loyalty is fundamental. Loyalty not just towards the leader and the administration, but above all loyalty towards the followers who democratically have and should continue to have a say...

PN vs radical chic

Friday, 31 July 2020, 09:17 Last update: about 7 days ago Edwin Vassallo

The PN crisis is not one related to Adrian Delia; it is one affecting both parties and results from a shift in culture and mindsets. A handful of puritans on both sides have awarded themselves the...

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