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Oh look: the victim of an evil PN local plan gets ready to steamroll over the rest of us
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The Skinny | No 102 – The 2006 Local Plans

The Skinny | No 102 – The 2006 Local Plans

Tell me you didn’t just picture Muscat dancing to Donna Summer’s ‘I Feel Love’
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The Skinny | No 101 – Joseph Muscat Feels The People’s Love

The Skinny | No 101 – Joseph Muscat Feels The...

Rude words in public? Give me that over chatty WhatsApp exchanges with murder suspects any day
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The Skinny | No 100 – Chairman of Dissent Takes a Bow

The Skinny | No 100 – Chairman of Dissent Takes a Bow

One wonders when Labour’s soul-searching on the Yorgen bromance will begin
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No 99 – Ġaħan Laburist: Billboard Wars Edition

No 99 – Ġaħan Laburist: Billboard Wars Edition

Gaħan laburist? This is all just locker room talk, surely...
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The Skinny | No 98 – Gaħan Goes Voting

The Skinny | No 98 – Gaħan Goes Voting

Science scepticism is boring ‘cos it only goes halfway
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The Skinny | No 97 – Freedom Fetishists, Unite!

The Skinny | No 97 – Freedom Fetishists, Unite!

Whatever it takes to prevent Bernard Grech dancing on TikTok is a good thing

The Skinny | No 96 – Peregin’s PN Pilgrimage

The Skinny | No 96 – Peregin’s PN...

You either want a complete ‘warts and all’ portrait, or you don’t. Malta’s historical narrative has existed in hagiography mode for far too long
Ħamrun was a mistake, wasn’t it?

The Skinny | No 94 – Hardly Spartan Behaviour

The Skinny | No 94 – Hardly Spartan Behaviour

Dig a hole and stay cool. Pray too, if you want to

The Skinny | No 93 – Heatwave Over Grey

The Skinny | No 93 – Heatwave Over Grey

Oranges instead of lemons? Shame! Whatever happened to 40K lumi?

The Skinny | No. 92 – Oranges Are Not The Only Electoral Ploy

The Skinny | No. 92 – Oranges Are Not The Only...

It’s so exhausting for Malta being the best and waiting for the world to realise

The Skinny | No 91 – Best in the World

The Skinny | No 91 – Best in the World

Jason Micallef: a fascinating glimpse into the partisan brain in extremis

The Skinny | No 90 – Tried for Treachery

The Skinny | No 90 – Tried for Treachery

Tree murder? Ah well, ERA. Never mind. Thanks for trying, I guess

The Skinny | No 89 – Massacre for Modernity

The Skinny | No 89 – Massacre for Modernity

Banning DJs is just another case of technocratic, on-paper logic gone haywire

The Skinny | No 88 – No Island For Summer Events

The Skinny | No 88 – No Island For Summer Events

Epileptic hot pink is more insulting than any amount of flesh on display

The Skinny | No 87 – The Hot Pink Cloak of Destiny

The Skinny | No 87 – The Hot Pink Cloak of Destiny

A gammon shortage will leave gammon-lovers hungry, but we are not all gammon-lovers, are we?

The Skinny | No 86 – No Country for UK Tourists

The Skinny | No 86 – No Country for UK Tourists

Look to the Planning Authority for pure business IQ in action

The Skinny | No 85 – Portrait of the Artist With No Business IQ

The Skinny | No 85 – Portrait of the Artist With No...