Guest Post: Undying loyalty?

2019-01-04T15:19:11+01:00Fri, 4th Jan '19, 15:19|

By a guest writer known to me who in the past served in positions in the PN. A moral dilemma is exactly that: a situation pregnant with ramifications, torn between equally-important principles or values. Finding oneself in such a situation can be challenging. This is what came to mind when I read the latest litany [...]

When in doubt, sing.

2019-01-04T16:07:08+01:00Fri, 4th Jan '19, 15:10|

Adrian Delia has made a habit of bursting into song every time conversation runs dry. His poems (pronounced poy-eems) are largely of a uniform theme: a Saint Sebastian rolling his eyes in ecstatic fervour grateful for the arrows puncturing his supple body releasing his hot martyr’s blood to demonstrate his status of the victim. When [...]

Repubblika: Alliance between party TVs is choking free speech

2019-01-04T12:55:08+01:00Fri, 4th Jan '19, 12:55|

This is a statement by Repubblika issued earlier today: The Labour Party and the Nationalist party are using their TVs and their media to suffocate free speech and crush the right to protest. Repubblika is deeply concerned by the disproportionate and unfair retaliation of the Labour Party and the Nationalist Party that have used and are using their media to carry lies and [...]

Women’s rights activists say domestic violence claims must be investigated. And Simone Cini?

2019-01-04T12:11:57+01:00Fri, 4th Jan '19, 12:10|

The Malta Confederation of Women's Organisations made a statement last night saying it does not matter who is involved, any claims of domestic violence should be taken seriously and thoroughly investigated. "It takes a lot of courage for survivors of Domestic Violence to lodge a claim and try to bring an end to it. For [...]

14 days alone at sea

2019-01-04T10:46:07+01:00Fri, 4th Jan '19, 10:46|

If you think you're cold right now, you should try to imagine what it's like at sea. Thirty-two children, women and men, saved from drowning out at sea, have been stuck on the boat that saved them since before you bought your turkey. They're just over our horizon, stuck there because no government in Europe [...]

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