Repubblika “appalled” at Zammit Lewis remarks that ‘looking at social media’ amounts to adequate consultation

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2020-10-19T13:54:46+02:00Mon, 19th Oct '20, 13:54|

In a letter to President George Vella, Repubblika today reacted to remarks made Justice Minister Edward Zammit Lewis who dismissed criticism by the Venice Commission that the government introduce constitutional laws without consultation saying the government looked at social media. Repubblika referred to Edward Zammit Lewis’s remarks after President George Vella recently published his proposals [...]

PODCAST: Out of hand

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2020-10-20T06:40:44+02:00Mon, 19th Oct '20, 13:26|

Manuel Delia · Out Of Hand The disastrous handling of the mounting covid crisis continues to expose the inadequacy of the governance of this country. Every single decision of import in Malta depends on the abilities, conscience and integrity of the prime minister and when these are found wanting, people die. If this sounds like [...]

Media security detail

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2020-10-19T10:47:22+02:00Mon, 19th Oct '20, 10:47|

Yesterday the Sunday Times of Malta and Malta Today ran a story together naming individuals in Malta’s criminal underworld, explaining their alleged involvement in the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, but also their involvement in organised crime by giving specific examples of crimes they are or have allegedly been involved in. The name ‘tal-Maksar’ has [...]

GUEST POST: A confederacy of liars

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2020-10-19T07:26:22+02:00Mon, 19th Oct '20, 07:26|

“A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.” – William Shenston Joseph Muscat’s regime was rotten to the core. It was based on deceit, misinformation or the lack of information and blatant lies. His career was characterised by doublespeak and thrived on corruption. In his [...]

GUEST POST: Never Give Up

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2020-10-19T07:09:26+02:00Mon, 19th Oct '20, 07:09|

This post was written by a 17-year-old woman who wished to remain anonymous. 3 years have passed since Daphne was assassinated. 3 years since we were made aware of the crumbling state of our democracy, if we can still call Malta that. So many events have transpired since then, but ultimately, most things have remained [...]