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‘Snow White and the Seven Shapeless, Formless, Nameless and Utterly Inoffensive Little… Things’
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Once again, I invoke the ancient gods to succour me, in this moment of my...
‘The Transfiguration of Roberta Metsola’
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Roberta Metsola now faces far more criticism (and altogether more savage, too)...
Cannabis may be legal. But it’s not a ‘free-for-all’ | Mariella Dimech
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Malta will not become ‘another Amsterdam’; for as MARIELLA DIMECH...
Last Tango in Strasbourg…
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But no matter WHY both Robert and Roberta engaged in this ‘two steps...
If rape is not ‘gender-related’… what the heck is?
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f, for argument’s sake, you found yourself charged with...
‘Not such a foregone conclusion, that Labour will win’ | Jason Azzopardi
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If Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi's predictions are correct: the...
Washing-machines for nothing (and your fridge for free…)
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It is one thing, I suppose, to enter politics out of a vocation ‘to serve...
It starts with ‘Aw, ġisem!’… it ends in femicide | Marceline Naudi
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The brutal rape and murder of 29-year-old Paulina Dembska seems to have...
So now it’s official: you can ‘break quarantine’… but only to vote
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I don’t know. Call me a pessimist as much as you like… but maybe...
‘Impunity’ extends to crimes against women, too…
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It seems to have taken Sunday’s murder, to finally alert people to...
You can’t fool around with science | Philip Fenech
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Malta’s tourism sector has just been dealt a critical blow by the Omicron...
Elections in the time of Omicron
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Omicron does little to deter the erection of billboards all over the island (or...
Year of the Vaccine...
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If   people  now  object  to  face-masks, ...
Putting ‘Christ’ back into Christmas  (but leaving migrants out at sea)
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As for their geometric configuration: it is certainly no coincidence that all...
Did we really ‘make history’ this week? Not quite…
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I, for one, still struggle to discern any real difference – at least in...
‘Respect the people’s intelligence’, he said
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And the fact that it just never happened at all – not even once, in all...
When ‘power games’ really do involve ‘power’…
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In a nutshell: if this strategy is successful, we would be driven all the way...
‘Money talks’. But people can shout louder | Claire Bonello
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Environmentalists have recently won a few important battles in their struggle...
No, they didn’t try to ‘ban Christmas’ (they just did something much stupider, that’s all…)
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The nature of ‘Christmas’ itself will not change one iota, just...
What’s worse for our ‘social well-being’? Cannabis… or a governability crisis?
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What both those approaches have in common, though, is that they simply...