2022-09-12T11:04:53+02:00Mon, 12th Sep '22, 11:04|

European governments and their coast guards, including ours, have been telling themselves they’re not breaking any laws by ignoring distress calls from migrants stranded in our seas. The governments write the laws, which, to them, is convenient. I know many people write angrily on Facebook when news of people drowning or dying of thirst in [...]

No need to be rude

2022-09-13T08:22:17+02:00Mon, 12th Sep '22, 10:37|

I’m a republican. The notion of divine right, even when cited symbolically without an intention to be literal, is abhorrent to me. The idea that someone is qualified to do a job, any job, by being born to it, is as inimical to my understanding of the way things should be as original sin. The [...]

“So what?”

2022-09-13T08:21:31+02:00Mon, 12th Sep '22, 09:44|

On the eve of the 2017 election, called a year ahead of time officially because of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s reporting about evidence in the possession of Pilatus Bank that Joseph Muscat’s wife received illicit payments from Azerbaijan, Nadine Lia publicly spoke at a Labour Party event in the presence of Joseph Muscat. She trivialised the [...]

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