Day: April 24, 2018

Joseph Muscat: “Labour cannot revert to its past as one of the most morally corrupt parties Malta ever had”.

Joseph Muscat: “Labour cannot revert to its past as one of the most morally corrupt parties Malta ever had”.

The exact quote is “Labour cannot afford to revert to tactics, style and people which in the past have made it one of the most morally, physically and ideologically corrupt parties which our country ever had”. This bout of uncharacteristic sincerity was written on the 25th September 1998 and Joseph Muscat was going through a …

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UPDATED: ‘Pilatus Bank being wound down,’ says its imprisoned owner

UPDATED: ‘Pilatus Bank being wound down,’ says its imprisoned owner

15:41 Adds reference to The Malta Independent report that Pilatus Bank UK has been shut down. Pilatus Bank is being wound down. The news was given by none other than Ali Sadr himself through his lawyers in court papers filed in the federal court of New York were the Iranian multi-passport holder indicted for bank …

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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 …

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#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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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