Evarist Bartolo saves the planet

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2019-03-15T14:13:30+01:00Fri, 15th Mar '19, 14:13|

A few Maltese pupils joined protesters of school age from across the world to protest inaction in fighting climate change. The whole point of the protest is to tell people in power they must get off their butts and somehow halt the inexorable dive towards catastrophe that we seem so collectively keen to indulge in. [...]

Why worry about Facebook when you have Malta’s Labour TV?

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2019-03-15T13:46:18+01:00Fri, 15th Mar '19, 13:45|

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter were under fire throughout today because their automatic filters and their human monitors failed to block a video filmed by one of the terrorist attackers in the New Zealand massacre of last night. The big social media networks scrambled to reverse the error and take down the video and to remove [...]

Sant’Egidio community remembers Daphne Caruana Galizia

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2019-03-16T06:57:36+01:00Fri, 15th Mar '19, 04:10|

Catholic lay organisation, the Communita' di Sant'Egidio, yesterday marked the 17th month since the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia expressing "gratitude for the truth she revealed". Her memory was marked at the annual Sant'Egidio conference on 'the soul of Mediterranean cities' that is meeting this week in Livorno. I had the privilege of speaking at [...]