20 August 2014, 11:06am
Joseph Muscat’s government likes to be liked. The €200,000 giveaway defines its modus operandi as a populist government.
20 August 2014, 10:29am
The Renzi factor has not only worked but is also expected to succeed, even if it might eventually go through difficult patches
20 August 2014, 10:23am
We have not shied away from exposing problems over the past 17 months and we promise not to do so in the coming years. If you don’t acknowledge the problem in public, no real policy can ever be formulated to tackle these issues
19 August 2014, 7:20am
The government cannot simply pick and choose whom to compensate in what circumstances, only on the basis of what makes it look good politically.
14 August 2014, 10:10am
Not only has the MEA failed to address the serious issue of ongoing abuse of the system by certain employers: it now seems to be suggesting that employers should be given even more powers which could, in turn, very easily be abused.
12 August 2014, 7:45am
In a country where immigration has already exacerbated racist sentiment, it is all too easy to pin the blame on society’s most vulnerable sectors.