Robert’s ounce of cruelty to appease the far right
James Debono
What the country needs is not an ounce of cruelty to appease rabid racist voters but an ounce of humanity to address the plight of a small number of failed asylum seekers who have...
Upholding social justice: a year-round commitment | Ivan Bartolo
Our party will continue to be a beacon for change through articles, television and radio programs, as well as through active engagement with the public via visits and meetings...
Appeals Court rakes in favour of the Commissioner of Revenues
Malcolm Mifsud

The Court of Appeal held that the Court does not have the competence to...

The Court of Appeal held that the Court does not have the...

Europe’s role: Investing in peace not war | Carmelo Abela

The President of the European Parliament should not continue to repeat what her...

The President of the European Parliament should not...

30 years ago: Pjazza Tlieta, homosexuality and I | Joseph Carmel Chetcuti

Lawyers in Malta are as ‘respectable’ as they are loud, and, as respectable people go, there wasn’t a single homosexual lawyer with the...

Lawyers in Malta are as ‘respectable’ as they...

Alexei Navalny: ‘…it means we are incredibly strong’

It is disheartening to see a vociferous critic like Navalny being eliminated....

It is disheartening to see a vociferous critic like Navalny...

But who would be president?
Mark Said

Although the head of state does not have political power but only a limited constitutional and ceremonial role, we might eventually have to seriously consider...

Although the head of state does not have political power...

Paying for an ego trip
Michael Falzon

Why the government lets him stay in a position in which he acts as if his need for ego trips surpasses his responsibility in the democratic process can hardly...

Why the government lets him stay in a position in which he...

Our short memories
Saviour Balzan

Norman Lowell and his party should be banned and not allowed to stand in any election let alone appear on TV or radio or a blog

Norman Lowell and his party should be banned and not...

Cartoon: 18 February 2024

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

After the honeymoon, a deep dive into planning policies

The government should do a stocktake of those areas that were added to the...

The government should do a stocktake of those areas that...

The PN Punch-and-Judy show
Mark Said

A number of PN activists or sympathisers are at war with each other. They are fighting over who it is that professes sincere loyalty to the PN’s creed...

A number of PN activists or sympathisers are at war with...

A dealer, an addict and a criminal | Mariella Dimech

Changing a law with the only argument that an addict is not a criminal does not...

Changing a law with the only argument that an addict is not...

Distinction must be made between the merits of an executive title and the formality of an executive warrant
Malcolm Mifsud

The Court endorsed the argument that a party attacking an executive warrant with which such party is burdened had to make a distinction between the formality...

The Court endorsed the argument that a party attacking an...

Walliams’s €120,000 was unjustified

So, yes it does seem unfair when a government entity appears unscrupulously cavalier about paying €120,000 to a foreign performer for an exclusive event...

So, yes it does seem unfair when a government entity...

Policies not politics
Michael Falzon

Meloni has done little in the way of real reforms, but she has proved pragmatic, ditching hard-line policies and moving away from her past populist and...

Meloni has done little in the way of real reforms, but she...

Going to the dogs…
Raphael Vassallo

Where has Minister Anton Refalo actually been, while this crisis was ‘spiralling out of control’? And where is he still hiding today, for that...

Where has Minister Anton Refalo actually been, while this...

What a waste of space
Daniel Xerri

When media houses give space to people with absurd views, they achieve nothing of value

When media houses give space to people with absurd views,...

Two leaders, two problems
Saviour Balzan

There is little doubt, that Malta is in dire need of an opposition party and the Labour Party must have an opposition to keep it on its toes. It is...

There is little doubt, that Malta is in dire need of an...

Cartoon: 11 February 2024

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea