GUEST POST: Nostalgia of a Maltese migrant

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2018-05-02T10:19:02+02:00Wed, 2nd May '18, 09:02|

Around a fifth of this website's readership is from outside Malta. Most of those readers are Maltese people who made a home elsewhere. Their affection for the home country is tied to the memories of when they left it and they read of what is happening here now with a mix of fascination, horror, guilt, [...]

GUEST POST: Quote, unquote

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2018-05-02T10:14:51+02:00Wed, 2nd May '18, 08:45|

By Andrew Borg-Cardona (I M Beck as was): Of late, I have been tending to ignore Martin Scicluna, octogenarian columnist with the Times. His pieces spew forth an opinion that is so self-serving that annoyance sets in quickly, which is not conducive to my well-being. The man has a right to his opinion and to [...]

Two leaders, and an elephant ignored

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2018-05-01T22:14:20+02:00Tue, 1st May '18, 20:54|

When the rest of the world thinks of Malta it thinks of how corruption and crime have infiltrated politics in a country they thought was a model European democracy. They think of how freedom of speech has been slashed in a country where they thought rights would be irreducible. They think of how we sell [...]

GUEST POST: To those getting ready to go to Valletta

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2018-05-01T10:20:26+02:00Tue, 1st May '18, 10:20|

By Patricia Mifsud A short message addressed to those among us who are planning to attend the rally this afternoon Please, follow your conscience. Do you really believe that the way Joseph Muscat is leading the country is ethical? Do you really believe that Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi are justified in not resigning at [...]