Three Years for Daphne

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2020-10-16T22:11:16+02:00Thu, 8th Oct '20, 16:38|

Press Release Repubblika, #occupyjustice and manueldelia.com will be marking the third anniversary since the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, renewing their call for truth and justice. In view of the Covid-19 restrictions, events will be live streamed and participants are invited to join online rather than in person to avoid mass gatherings. The following is [...]

And the award for the inanest, most tortuous, obtuse and banal legal argument today goes to …

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2020-10-08T14:04:51+02:00Thu, 8th Oct '20, 14:04|

Aaron Mifsud Bonnici. I grant you, I’m not exactly objective. My friend and fellow activist Pia Żammit sued it-Torċa for digging up a several years old backstage photo of her in costume precariously bearing swastikas. She was acting in a comedy -- ‘Allo! ‘Allo! -- pretending to be a member of the French resistance pretending [...]

The job Konrad Mizzi was given

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2020-10-08T13:03:29+02:00Thu, 8th Oct '20, 13:03|

Joseph Muscat said yesterday the inquiry report on kickbacks paid into a Pilatus Bank account held by Keith Schembri should be published. It doesn’t happen often that Joseph Muscat echoes something Simon Busuttil has already said. You will remember the inquiry started on the back of a 2017 complaint filed by Simon Busuttil, the legendary [...]

Tear down that wall

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2020-10-08T11:38:40+02:00Thu, 8th Oct '20, 11:38|

On the second floor of the PN headquarters there’s the office of its secretary general, in corporate terms the party's COO. The office is at the heart of the operational activity of the party. The secretary general’s office is surrounded by the offices of the senior party employees, advisors, organisers, administrators and communicators. It doesn’t [...]

Joseph Muscat says he’s a private person

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2020-10-08T20:17:41+02:00Thu, 8th Oct '20, 10:40|

Joseph Muscat is not a politician. He resigned from the premiership last January and even now he laments his broken heart. Now he’s quit parliament squandering half his terminal speech, shorter than most people’s weekly shopping list, to explain he doesn’t believe in pomp and circumstance. Which like much else he says is complete bull-shit. [...]

Guest Post: Non te absolvo. An open letter to Joseph Muscat.

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2020-10-08T08:12:29+02:00Thu, 8th Oct '20, 08:12|

  Joseph Muscat, you, crowned as man of the year in organized crime and corruption, resigned in shame from Parliament on Monday 5 October. You had resigned from prime minister in January this year, after a whole month of almost daily protests by civil society led by Repubblika and #occupyjustice. May I remind you Joe, [...]