GUEST POST: A narcissist for a Prime Minister

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2020-11-05T13:28:17+01:00Thu, 5th Nov '20, 13:28|

Superiority complex is a term used to describe people who compensate for feelings of inferiority (feeling like they're less than other people, not as good as others, worthless, etc.) by acting in ways that make them appear superior. They do this because controlling others may help them feel less personally inadequate. Yesterday you were excellent and replied in [...]

Cyrus Engerer’s money shot

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2020-11-05T10:09:13+01:00Thu, 5th Nov '20, 10:09|

Cyrus Engerer made it to the European Parliament at last. It was a long walk that started back in 2014 and now that we've been made to watch this timelapse movie, here we are having to watch that stupid smirk on his face, thankfully behind a mask. When June 2018, Cyrus Engerer announced he would [...]

Read: “It’s not a sin to talk about migration”

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2020-11-05T09:06:33+01:00Thu, 5th Nov '20, 09:06|

Read this article by Roger Casale and Piotr Maciej Kaczyński on the religious 'justification' for racist policies on migration. It's written in the aftermath of the killing of Samuel Paty and discusses the distinction between the measured, emotional and justified reaction of French President Emmanuel Macron and the reaction of populists who want to overwhelm the debate [...]

Students show Owen Bonnici what being an adult is like

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2020-11-05T08:13:20+01:00Thu, 5th Nov '20, 08:13|

The university rector wrote to graduating students telling them that after hearing from the student union, graduation ceremonies will be postponed to a time when it’s safe enough to have them. We have consulted with KSU who, in turn, discussed the matter with representatives of all the student organisations. The majority of student societies were [...]

Souverainist

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2020-11-05T07:48:08+01:00Thu, 5th Nov '20, 07:48|

If Alex Muscat gave the entire picture to parliament anticipating Malta’s line of argument in defending against the Commission’s intervention on Malta’s passports-sales scheme, the government’s case will be quite simple: the matter is not for European institutions to decide. “Brussels cannot decide what Malta does with its citizenship,” Alex Muscat said. He didn’t defend [...]