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Mel Hart

  • It is not Sophie’s choice

    It is not Sophie’s choice

    As the day of reflection draws closer I thought I’d write about the profound choice we’re all facing come election day. Voting is personal and I’m not a big fan of all these statuses on social media which give a run down of voting intentions. This...

  • Seven reasons why people are so quick to believe Daphne Caruana Galizia

    Seven reasons why people are so quick to believe Daphne Caruana Galizia

    But there’s no evidence! How can you believe someone if they have no evidence? Well the answer to that is pretty simple, there is such a thing as conjecture which makes Daphne Caruana Galizia’s allegations easier to believe and while these points...

  • Don’t subscribe to opt-in ignorance

    Don’t subscribe to opt-in ignorance

    This government has made strides in legislations pertaining to equality with the introduction of civil unions, the criminalisation of gay therapy and other legislations such as the decriminalisation of religion vilification. But it’s looking like...

  • Spinning the power web

    Spinning the power web

    Only a few days have passed since the power cut which left most of Malta without any power and focus has already shifted elsewhere. Most people simply shrugged off Enemalta’s explanation and moved on, even if it never really answered anything. In...

  • When words resonate

    When words resonate

    It's not about how our politicians look or dress but about what they say and the way they act. This has never been more true than it has been in the past few days. There is a stark difference between our President and her very powerful words...

  • Not a social warrior’s blog

    Not a social warrior’s blog

    We indeed are living in a mad world when we get to read an opinion piece of the likes of Christopher Attard and his latest gem titled “Social justice gone mad.” A piece so laden with big words and despise for anything that resembles a call for...

  • Five reasons why you should be attending the Civil Society Network protest

    On Saturday May 7 at 10am, in front of the new Parliament, the Civil Society Network will be organising a non-partisan protest calling for the resignations of Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri. It will be a peaceful protest with no speeches. All...

  • Nothing but a whitewash

    Nothing but a whitewash

    There is nothing redeeming about the reshuffle. Nothing which will appease anyone who is sound of mind and of good conscience. PL supporters will say that the Prime Minister listened to criticism and acted upon it but the truth is that nothing has...

  • No country for honourable men

    With each passing day the Labour Party in government is slowly but surely letting their mask slip on several of those key points they vehemently promised and said they would fight for before the election. Transparency and good governance are but...

  • It’s called self-respect - get some

    When the country’s highest institution is ridiculed by the same members who preside over it you know it’s time for all of us to have an inward look at ourselves and start questioning what we really stand for. Last night, the Opposition walked out...