Browsing Archives of Author »Jacques René Zammit«

Chronicling the Press (1)

April 8, 2008

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The Press A selection of articles dealing with the Labour Leadership Campaign: Towards electing a prospective PM – Leo Brincat (TMI) Spin and an Abela-Muscat Winning Tandem – Lino Spiteri (TOM) Eyes on Labour – Editorial (STOM) No More Secrets – Claire Bonello (STOM) Incredible? Well, say remarkable – Lino Spiteri (STOM) A strange paradox – […]

Nothing Underneath

April 7, 2008

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Sandro Vella kicks off the first in a series of TMC articles dealing with the Labour Leadership Campaign TMC reminds its readers that it is open to contributions. These articles will also be appearing on the Beta site http://themaltachronicle.wordpress.com. China blocked access to YouTube so that its citizenry would not be able to see what […]

The Great Labour Debate

April 6, 2008

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TMC Wants You Who will we crown as Labour’s King (or Queen) – Have Your Say The elections are over but The Malta Chronicle continues. The next prickly choice after 8th March will happen on the 5th of June. On that day the Malta Labour Party will elect a new leader and usher a new […]

Is voting for the “lesser evil” a reasonable option?

February 27, 2008

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This is a question several thousand people will be asking themselves at the moment: and it will be the determining factor on March 8th. If Malta were simply a business venture, my hunch is that the Nationalist Party would cruise through to another  deserved victory for being a “very good” rather than a “less bad” option. But […]

Terinati u bluhat oħra (Updated)

February 6, 2008

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Fausto Majjistral jafha sew l-istorja u ma tmerihx malajr. Kiteb dwar il-ġrajja ta’ Ettore Bono, imlaqqam Terinu li, imqabbad min-Nazzjonalisti taż-żmien, ħalef li ra ‘l Strickland liebes ta’ mażun, u l-affidavit tiegħu nxtered mal-Belt fuq karti volanti eżatt lejlet l-elezzjoni. Minnu, Strickland xorta tela’ u ma effettwatux il-biċċa, imma minn dakinhar ‘il quddiem, il-PN beda […]

Bang! Bang! They Vote Him Down

February 6, 2008

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Cometh the election, cometh the hunter. What has finally become an endangered species of its own right still numbers 17,816 voters of its own. Or at least that is what the Hunter’s Federation claimed today. Now we do get the feeling that public interest in the number of hunters is mostly based on the hope […]

(Alas) Daphne is Right

January 29, 2008

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What follows is a letter that was NOT sent to the Malta Independent on Sunday for a number of reasons. It is a reply to Daphne Caruana Galizia’s article entitled “Settle down and read this, please“. *** It has become a weird habit of politicians to apologise to editors for the space they use up […]