The Malta Independent 25 June 2022, Saturday

Debate

Shades of grey

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 08:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

At last the news came that the grey paint splashed at us in our role as a financial centre a year ago would be rubbed off. We had not been showing, it was then said, the required  stringency when...

Backstage and frontstage environmentalism

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 07:26 Last update: about 2 days ago Michael Briguglio

In a recent interview on The World, a global daily news programme, academic Diogo Veríssimo, from the University of Montpellier, told host Marco Werman that species of reef fishes which are...

With whom one hangs out

Monday, 20 June 2022, 08:00 Last update: about 5 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

It has become part of the political game, common to all participants, that they can be criticised not for what they did or did not do, but as well for what was done or could have been done by those...

Green subalterns

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 10:56 Last update: about 7 days ago Mary Muscat

It’s that time of the academic year that is fraught with exam script correction, dissertation reading and moderation, orals, vivas, assignment reviews and frustrating electronic marking...

An island falling apart

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 09:53 Last update: about 7 days ago Kevin Cassar

“We have a culture of impunity - impunity is entrenched, systemic and goes from top to bottom.  Those at the very top show blatant disregard and contempt for the rule of law.  They...

Of Schengen, Cowboys, Pillow, and Pirates

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 09:50 Last update: about 7 days ago Mark A. Sammut Sassi

Dear Editor,  This week I want to write about chaos – chaos in Malta’s application of Schengen, chaos in permits, grammatical chaos – but somehow I hesitate. Because whereas the...

Ethical pluralism: the next steps

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 08:37 Last update: about 7 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

Malta’s divorce referendum in 2011 reinforced ethical pluralism in the Maltese islands. The intensive debate on civil rights, IVF and abortion are a direct result of the divorce referendum....

Will they heed the warning signs?

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 07:52 Last update: about 7 days ago Noel Grima

This past week has been characterised, in my opinion, by at least two significant statements by two prominent and long-standing icons of the Labour Party, Manwel Cuschieri and Jason...

Mapping our new unknown land

Tuesday, 5 April 2022, 10:24 Last update: about 4 months ago Evarist Bartolo

As we try to understand the new world that is being created after the pandemic, the new world struggling to address the climate crisis and the new world order to emerge with the war in Ukraine, we...

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