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The Skinny Are we just gonna let the natural world continue to bully us into submission?!
The Skinny New Year’s resolutions should apply to countries as well as people
The Skinny | No 16. New Year, New Country?  
That reference to a ‘gang’ that tarnished Malta was pretty badass
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The Skinny | No 14. President George Vella’s Republic Day Speech

The Skinny | No 14. President George Vella’s...

‘OMG JM got owned! Yas queen, Metzzzi!’
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The Skinny | No 13. Roberta Metsola Refuses To Shake Hands With Joseph Muscat

The Skinny | No 13. Roberta Metsola Refuses To Shake Hands...

This week of rolling news has been hysterically entertaining. More, please!
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The Skinny | No 12. The Media in Times of Crisis

The Skinny | No 12. The Media in Times of Crisis

MaltaToday at 20: Don’t say: ‘Less double-page analyses, more listicles please!’
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The Skinny | No 11. MaltaToday’s 20th anniversay

The Skinny | No 11. MaltaToday’s 20th anniversay

So all this 17 Black and Keith Schembri saga is a game of courtroom ‘chicken’? Basically, yes
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No 10. | Keith Schembri and 17 Black

No 10. | Keith Schembri and 17 Black

Gerard James Borg’s saucy bedroom parables certainly fill a gap in the book market
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The Skinny | No 9. Gerard James Borg

The Skinny | No 9. Gerard James Borg

Surely it’s mostly an American thing that sort of trickled down... But that’s precisely it
Doing our darndest not to simply call it ‘sale of citizenship’ shows a certain jitteriness about the IIP
An event loaded with political, cultural, social and emotional resonance that cannot be ignored
Weepy ballads, strummy guitars and the occasional out-of-tune dud. But where are the buzzers?
Corporate peddling, partisan politics and a small, and apparently dangerous, smidgen of student activism

The Skinny | No 4. Freshers’ Week

The Skinny | No 4. Freshers’ Week

Freshers’ Week reduced to ‘showcase for commercial and business institutions’

University of Malta staff reactions to Graffitti censorship incident reveals malaise at the heart of corporate education 

University of Malta staff reactions to Graffitti censorship...

Celebrating a flyover on the day of a climate strike

The Skinny | No 3. Flyovers

The Skinny | No 3. Flyovers

Let’s pretend Malta actually does have a clear separation between seasons

The Skinny | No. 2 • End of summer

The Skinny | No. 2 • End of summer

Let’s just say the political legacy of Malta’s Independence Day is rather fraught

The Skinny • No 1. Independence Day

The Skinny • No 1. Independence Day

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