Are any of them not in bed with Yorgen Fenech?
Is there anyone in this government who wasn’t — literally or figuratively — in bed with Yorgen Fenech? Joseph Cuschieri is the latest in a long list of shameless opportunists caught crossing ethical lines with the accused murder mastermind for personal gain. The Chairman of the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) took a free trip […]

 

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Anger management
You must wonder what the breaking point is. I am beginning to think that it all boils down to world class anger management. No matter how hard the people of this land are taken for a ride, there is never going to be a disproportionate reaction of the angry, “enough is enough” kind. We have […]

 

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Courts judge crimes, inquiries judge sins
Here’s a fact that will change the way you think about public inquiries. In the UK, over the past three decades, the number of public inquiries held amounts to around 70. It’s difficult to know the exact number if all you do is follow the news. There are always at least three running concurrently, but […]

 

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It’s all Roberta Metsola’s fault
It’s all Roberta Metsola’s fault. The European Commission is poised to slap down hard on Malta’s cash-for-passports scheme. Never mind that she’s been nominated to serve as vice-president of the European Parliament, what people need to get into their head is that the easy money would have kept flowing if only the traitors in Brussels […]

 

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By popular opinion
I was proud to be among the contributors to the first edition of The Shift. Caroline Muscat’s project kicked off in the shadow of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination, determined to take up the baton in the fight for truth and justice. The third anniversary of the start of this quest for justice has served many […]

 

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Daphne and the devil’s hoof
Why was Daphne Caruana Galizia divisive? Despite appearances, the answer isn’t obvious. Contrast her public personality with that of some media personalities, whose public interventions overlapped with her career at different junctures; say, Manwel Cuschieri and Glenn Bedingfield, as well as David Agius, Clyde Puli, David Casa and David Thake. Despite the obvious differences from […]

 

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