Moħħom fil-Qamar

Forsi minħabba l-Gwerra?

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Low Turnout: Apathy or Protest?

The post-independence political scene in Malta has always shown that an extremely high percentage of the population is interested in their leadership and is willing to go out and vote. This is evident by the continued high voter turnout that the country has experienced, with only the first independent election in 1966 having a voter […]

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The Third Parties. Who are they?

Although the voting system in Malta is somewhat favourable for the creation of a multi-party-political scene in Malta, for several decades, even before our independence, two parties have held an absolute majority within Parliament, the Labour Party and the Nationalist Party. The Democratic Alternative Party (now AD+PD) was also present since its split from the […]

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Beware of Abela bearing gifts

“Beware of Greeks bearing gifts”. An English phrase referencing the ancient story of the Sack of Troy, when during the Trojan War, the Greeks faked a truce by giving the city of Troy a massive wooden horse, which, after the Trojans got black out drunk celebrating, opened up to reveal Greek soldiers hiding inside, opening […]

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Bobby The Buffu

Bobby is one special person. Even though he has been Prime Minister for only a few months he enjoys one of the highest trust ratings among the Maltese ever recorded. Not even the man of the year for corruption, Joseph Muscat, had that privilege. Yet, despite his seeming popularity, Bobby has this special gift of being […]

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Generation Labour

Partit Laburista, a party which is infamous for its mob powered rule and state-sanctioned ‘thuggery’ during the ‘70s-‘80s. After 25 years in opposition, albeit those 2 years being a failed government in the late ‘90s, it reinvents itself as a progressive force of change. Only to be marked by the obscenities of perverse corruption and […]

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