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Attacks on journalists constitute a threat to democracy

Attacks on journalists constitute a threat to democracy and it is essential to defend those who risk their lives by upholding the right to...
Ian Borg

Downplaying the indefensible

‘Tis the season to be jolly – though there is nothing to be jolly about if you are an inmate at Corradino Correctional Facility...

Reservations on EU one-size-fits-all approach on wetlands

I hereby express my concern on the European Commission’s one-size-fits-all approach with the drafting of the definition of wetlands. Malta’s geo-demographic structure would mean...
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The situation is stable but is it under control?

Following the recent spate of numbers issued by the authorities on the Covid-19 situation, the two graphs attached give snapshots of the daily number...
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The relevance of being cardinal today

The election of cardinals is still relevant today. This, however, depends heavily on our constant awareness of what the red biretta symbolises, and the...

Connecting with ourselves through helping others  

Joel Farrugia, YMCA volunteerMaslow’s hierarchy of needs is often considered to be one of the psychologist’s most influential works, with the updated version (1969)...
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Are we listening? | Iggy Fenech

In a developed society, suicide is failure of the collective: we have not listened, we have not identified the problem, and we have not...
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A disposable life?

My mother never ceases to amaze me. Just the other day, I wanted to throw away a pair of torn trousers, but she quickly...

Saving conscience from a fatal blow

Wars never leave anything good behind them, only rubble, suffering, and poverty. This is true also of the Second World War. However, a closer...

The need for feasible and ambitious climate spending

While welcoming the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan as central to the success of the green transition, I have told the plenary session of the...