UPDATED – GUEST POST: The second best roads lead to Rome

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2019-10-02T21:58:14+02:00Wed, 2nd Oct '19, 17:45|

(Updated with Editorial Note at 21:50) Editorial Note: The commentary below alleges that Bishop Grech arranged for the sale of a diocese-owned apartment to be sold to a relative of his. Its author insists they base their claim on multiple sources. However, I was contacted by Fr Eddie Zammit, personal assistant of Bishop Grech and personally [...]

King Joseph the Merciful

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2019-10-02T15:14:29+02:00Wed, 2nd Oct '19, 15:14|

Must we be treated like idiots every step of the way? Two days ago, security guards at the university silenced a protest by Moviment Graffitti on the university campus. It looked at first like it might have been the initiative of a low-ranking security guard. But then the university issued a statement saying why it [...]

As good as it gets

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2019-10-02T14:35:54+02:00Wed, 2nd Oct '19, 14:35|

Adrian Delia did some press-ups this morning. And yesterday there was this. If you live in this country, this, I'm sorry to say, is your life. U ejja? Mela!

Bully for him

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2019-10-02T13:24:16+02:00Wed, 2nd Oct '19, 13:24|

Congratulations Adrian Delia. I couldn't do one of those to save my life. I'm sure it will come in handy in the upcoming budget debate.

Passports-scandal lawyer breached code of ethics – Magistrate

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2019-10-02T13:12:29+02:00Wed, 2nd Oct '19, 13:12|

A Magistrate has referred lawyer Jean-Philippe Chetcuti to the Chamber of Advocates because of a breach of the code of ethics for lawyers. Magistrate Caroline Farrugia Frendo referred the senior partner of the Chetcuti Cauchi law-firm in the wake of Repubblika’s request for an inquiry into alleged trading in influence in the sale of Maltese [...]

11 October: After ‘Daphne’ – Challenges to Reading, Writing, Critique

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2019-10-02T09:32:16+02:00Wed, 2nd Oct '19, 09:32|

Event organised by Repubblika, #occupyjustice and manueldelia.com Daphne Caruana Galizia’s writing attracts continued attention, both in Malta and abroad. What are those aspects of form, style and pitch that give her writing its power? Aside from their political impacts, why might they invite closer commentary and analysis? And how do they connect with – and [...]