A tale of two interviews

2019-06-04T18:00:46+02:00Tue, 4th Jun '19, 18:00|

  There were two interviews on the online newspapers today. The Times of Malta interviewed Adrian Delia. The Malta Independent interviewed Mark Anthony Sammut. Watch them both. The topics covered in the interviews have been extensively covered in the press, including this website over the last several days. And the online newspapers themselves summarise the [...]

By someone known to me

2019-06-04T17:48:39+02:00Tue, 4th Jun '19, 17:40|

Henry S Pace sent in the following comment under an anonymous Guest Post: ' Sent in by someone I know. ' Delia this sentence has to stop once and for all. All those who want to hide their name are not worth a pinch of salt. Quite apart from the abrasiveness which seems to be [...]

UPDATED: But are we willing to pay for it?

2019-06-05T10:59:35+02:00Tue, 4th Jun '19, 17:23|

Correction uploaded at 10:57 of 05/06/2019. Jean Pierre Debono published a redacted scan of a deposit that appears to be his monthly salary into what he says is his bank account. I don’t blame him. Stories have been making the rounds that he’s somehow raking it in and that he’s clinging onto some pot of [...]

When is a university not a university? (1)

2019-06-04T16:22:17+02:00Tue, 4th Jun '19, 16:17|

Following on from an article recently published in The Shift News, this is the first part of a series by Lizzie Eldridge arising from an interview with an ex-staff member at the American University of Malta (AUM). The series pursues a range of links and pathways triggered by this interview. There’s an absurdist play by [...]

COMING UP: When is a university not a university?

2019-06-04T11:01:40+02:00Tue, 4th Jun '19, 11:01|

Starting this afternoon this website is publishing a series by Lizzie Eldridge on the American University of Malta. This first series of 6 in-depth articles will examine the context of the licensing of this self-described academic institution and how the artistic impressions of students studying in the sun dockside in Bormla have so far remained [...]

16th June: Vigil for Truth and Justice

2019-06-17T07:17:59+02:00Tue, 4th Jun '19, 08:50|

Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bomb planted by hired assassins in her car. She was killed because of the work she was doing uncovering crime and corruption. The government says this was not an assassination. That alone is a reason to protest. There are many others. The vigil is called by Repubblika, [...]

GUEST POST: Why Adrian Delia and his team should resign

2019-06-04T07:17:12+02:00Tue, 4th Jun '19, 07:17|

Sent in by someone I know. I should add that guest posts like this one are unsolicited and coming from people whose direct engagement with politics is limited to voting and being aware of what's going on. Adrian Delia in his Times Talk interview today says he's 'frustrated' with MPs who slag him off. It's [...]