Lying sod

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2019-05-22T19:14:37+02:00Wed, 22nd May '19, 19:14|

Joseph Muscat was delivering a party speech this evening. I watched a man of power lie through his teeth like a child with his face smeared in chocolate. It’s not the first time. But it’s sad and mad and bad every time. Entirely bereft of token blacks on the benches that surround him now that [...]

Repubblika: Government lied twice in a single statement

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2019-05-22T12:56:05+02:00Wed, 22nd May '19, 11:35|

Repubblika statement Repubblika refers to the government's official statement 191133. It is worrying though unsurprising that the government published statements that include lies on facts. Firstly, the today's court case does not belong to Simon Busuttil and Jason Azzopardi ... inasmuch as it does not belong to Peter Grech and Victoria Buttigieg. Lawyers for parties [...]

Repubblika has legal right to claim appointment of judges in breach of EU law. Case will be heard – Court

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2019-05-22T09:22:24+02:00Wed, 22nd May '19, 09:21|

The First Hall of the Civil Court presided by Judge Mark Chetcuti, today rejected the government’s claim that Repubblika has no legal standing in arguing that the government should not be appointing judges and magistrates without reforming the judicial appointments system. The Court found that Repubblika was eligible to make this claim under the Charter [...]

Malta’s constitutional reform must be “transparent, inclusive” CoE draft resolution warns

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2019-05-22T08:00:16+02:00Wed, 22nd May '19, 07:57|

A draft Council of Europe resolution due for approval in its Parliamentary Assembly before the summer calls for reforms in Malta’ constitutional framework to be conducted through an “open, widely inclusive and transparent process.” The draft resolution is based on findings of a draft report that criticises Malta’s government and opposition for conducting their ongoing [...]

MONEY MAGAZINE: A new dawn will rise

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2019-05-22T07:20:00+02:00Wed, 22nd May '19, 07:20|

My article in this month's Money Magazine: A new dawn will rise At the end of every long night, a new dawn rises. A new dawn must rise over the long, cold night of inadequacy that we shiver under. It may need to get worse before it gets better, but the symptoms of terminal crisis [...]

GUEST POST: We’re off

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2019-05-22T07:07:27+02:00Wed, 22nd May '19, 07:07|

Sent in by someone known to me. When I read the article by Adam Zarb-Cousin I could only empathise. And my reaction to his article is: 'Do not return to Malta'. People are being bullied out of their homes and not only, even the country. My husband and I returned from Europe 6 years ago. [...]