Day: November 23, 2017

GUEST POST: Keyboard warriors

GUEST POST: Keyboard warriors

By Erika Bajada In April 2017, a conference titled “Counter-narratives: how to support civil society in delivering effective positive narratives against hate speech online” was hosted by the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The conference focused on the increase of xenophobic and racist attitudes observed on the internet. The Minister for …

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Vive l’Empereur!

Vive l’Empereur!

We know we have a prime minister with an irrepressible sense of his own self when he gets to choose the playlist for the national orchestra. I am going to leave that there to hang for a pregnant, ironic, repressed, giggly, eye-rolling minute. Ara veru ‘Ma tagħmlu xejn mal-perit Joseph’! In case you’re one of …

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G Farrugia Calleja: Bumbling idiots

G Farrugia Calleja: Bumbling idiots

By George Farrugia Calleja: Obviously, any couple that wants a baby should be helped to achieve their aim, and the state is there for just that purpose. Out-dated notions of morality propagated by men in skirts and their acolytes (and yes, I’m being offensive on purpose, for effect) have no place in the debate: unless …

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