GUEST POST: On carrying responsibility

GUEST POST: On carrying responsibility

By Charles Schembri: Irrespective of one’s opinions facts are facts. Fact is truth; and yet fact is subject to one’s interpretation of circumstances. Once again I would go back on the essence of Truth (or Un-Truth). It is so simple to understand. Heidegger would state that the proposal “this is genuine gold” is truth; but …

+ Read More

#rehashed #sowhat

#rehashed #sowhat

When Daphne Caruana Galizia a year ago and further back wrote about a bank in Malta set up to service the Azerbaijan regime, she was accused of lying. When she reported how its clients included the children of Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, Labour told her she was inventing things. When she reported how the energy …

+ Read More

Amorality in 9 words

Amorality in 9 words

Luciano Busuttil, not famous for his intellectual depth and sharp wit, sums up Labour’s political philosophy in a precis so elegant you could put a top hat on it and take it to the opera. We have money. Doesn’t matter how we got it. Doesn’t matter if it’s not sustainable. Doesn’t matter if we exploited …

+ Read More

READ: The Guardian on Joseph Muscat’s career

READ: The Guardian on Joseph Muscat’s career

Read this detailed article that traces Joseph Muscat’s story since his election as prime minister in 2013, seen as a darling of the European Socialists, and his downfall since a fateful meeting he had very early on with Christian Kaelin and Ali Sadr. There was a wedding he flew to in 2015. The groom is …

+ Read More

GUEST POST: Truth Be Wrote

GUEST POST: Truth Be Wrote

By Andrew Borg-Cardona: Dwardu l-Profs wrote a big letter to the FT, so I thought I’d add some scurrilous comments in the form of his inner thoughts while writing. My bits are in italics.  The Editor The Financial Times You (and many many others) have devoted a significant amount of (really really negative but totally …

+ Read More

More European inquiries into the state of play in Malta

More European inquiries into the state of play in Malta

The Council of Europe has appointed a rapporteur to investigate Malta’s handling of the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. This is only the third ever similar initiative of the Council of Europe. The only other two precedents both concerned Russia when rapporteurs were appointed to investigate the assassinations of Sergei Magnitsky and Boris Nemtsov. The …

+ Read More

Chris Cardona’s phone logs

Chris Cardona’s phone logs

It looks like Chris Cardona may unilaterally withdraw the libels suits he had filed against Daphne Caruana Galizia for reporting he was in a brothel in Germany 14 months ago during an official trip there. Libel suits are almost never unilaterally withdrawn. They are sometimes settled out of court when the parties agree on a …

+ Read More