The politics of murder

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2018-02-25T20:20:48+00:00Sun, 25th Feb '18, 20:20|

Yesterday I asked whether government has offered one or more of the three hoods accused of executing the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia immunity to turn state's evidence. There obviously has been no official response. But some colleagues who work the beat have told me of conversations they had on just the subject with senior [...]

G Farrugia Calleja: What a coincidence

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2018-02-25T19:53:05+00:00Sun, 25th Feb '18, 19:53|

By resident guest George Farrugia Calleja: In the very same week when allegations surface about how assorted MLP ministers did their level best to scrape up every single vote going by providing job after job after job in every single enterprise where you could find their sticky fingers, MaltaToday obligingly broke a "story" about how, [...]

Term limits

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2018-02-25T19:44:13+00:00Sun, 25th Feb '18, 19:44|

The National Constituent Assembly in the heady days of the French Revolution sat down to write the second ever constitution that would give sovereignty to the people. Upon concluding their great work, they resolved to forbid themselves from running for the legislative assembly of the new France. Their intentions were noble. They wanted everyone to [...]