The old man’s house

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2018-05-15T17:57:22+00:00Tue, 15th May '18, 17:57|

Earlier today I wrote that ‘ironic’ no longer works for what is happening around us. If you’re around my age you remember Jagged Little Pill. “Mr Play It Safe was afraid to fly/ He packed his suitcase and kissed his kids good-bye/ He waited his whole damn life to take that flight/ And as the [...]

Impunity

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2018-05-15T09:50:22+00:00Tue, 15th May '18, 09:50|

Joseph Muscat and his gang are hiding behind magisterial inquiries to assure the world allegations of crimes they are involved in are being investigated and if there’s anything to the allegations, prosecution would follow. Nothing could be further from the truth. In Malta Magistrates do not do police work. They are not detectives. They do [...]

This is how whistleblowers should be protected

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2018-05-15T07:36:44+00:00Tue, 15th May '18, 07:36|

South Australia is improving its whistleblower protection laws protecting public officers from any consequences should they decide to go public with the information they have if no action is taken on an internal complaint they would have filed. So basically if a state employee knows of any wrongdoing and after blowing the whistle internally feels [...]

The naked truth

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2018-05-15T09:20:31+00:00Tue, 15th May '18, 06:08|

This morning in front of his office. #Reżistenza. Photo for Reuters by Darrin Zammit Lupi. Here is the statement by #Reżistenza: The Emperor is Naked Turning Maltese citizenship into a commodity betrays its fundamental worth and few would be ready to purchase it were it not for the access it provides to the EU. The undermining [...]