The man who cured covid

2020-11-30T11:15:34+01:00Mon, 30th Nov '20, 11:15|

Politicians who claim credit for the achievements of science cause as much harm to the objective credibility of science, as those who altogether deny its veracity. To be fair I don’t think many people take Robert Abela’s bluster seriously. He hasn’t quite charmed supporters of the Labour Party yet. They take his bullishness with a [...]

The mafioso who thinks it’s funny

2020-11-30T09:18:40+01:00Mon, 30th Nov '20, 08:47|

The story of police wiretaps of a mafioso accountant laundering billions for the ‘Ndrangheta, one of the biggest and most dangerous crime syndicates in the world, should hopefully chill some people here into a realisation of what we’re dealing with. Around the time that Matthew Caruana Galizia first hit this sceptical, uncomprehending island with the [...]

GUEST POST: Robert Abela’s week

2020-11-30T08:13:18+01:00Mon, 30th Nov '20, 08:13|

‘Due to the fast-changing pace of the political landscape, the fortunes of a politician or political group can change drastically just in the course of a single week.’ - Attributed to Harold Wilson, 1964. The new incomplete ‘important artery’ in Gozo’s road network, inaugurated with much pageantry by the Prime Minister about a fortnight ago [...]

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