The wrong fight on good governance
Saviour Balzan
If there was a subject fit for the satirists this week, it would have been the PN headquarters, where a motley crowd consisting mainly of MPs and staff members, turned up to hear...
Life on the high seas | Clint Camilleri
The fact remains that within the Maltese fishing zone, or up to twenty-five miles from shore, the AFM can and does intervene effectively but beyond that, however, our powers are...
Climate change cannot be fought with empty words
You can tell summer is almost over when...
Josanne Cassar

As the calendar creeps towards the end of September, for many it signals no...

As the calendar creeps towards the end of September, for...

‘Equality’ is one thing Malta never got from the EU
Raphael Vassallo

I didn’t know European member states had the right to...

I didn’t know European member states had the right to...

Muscat must end the uncertainty he started

Both the Labour Party and the country needs a clear leadership succession...

Both the Labour Party and the country needs a clear...

Discipline is not a rude word
Evarist Bartolo

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have a harsh word, but it is all in vain if that is not backed up by the parent

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have...

Muscat: Only a clear message can avoid the mess slowly building up inside Labour
Michael Falzon

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that he is willing to continue to lead the Labour party… can avoid the mess that is slowly...

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that...

Why not a ‘Commissioner for Funny Walks’ while we’re at it?
Raphael Vassallo

And people are surprised that others might be having second thoughts about...

And people are surprised that others might be having second...

Time to change tack
Saviour Balzan

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe that the ills and pains of our system are the doing of Edward Scicluna

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe...

The right to rent out property, the right to a home
Josanne Cassar

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been allowed to explode...

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been...

Protests are about more than numbers

Last Saturday’s protest may well make the government more sensitive to the creeping perception that it is in cahoots with big developers

Last Saturday’s protest may well make the government...

Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that
The Conversation

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague term with many definitions, but broadly speaking, it’s the idea that society can reduce...

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague...

Tracing the rise of the abuse of power
Josanne Cassar

I am always amazed at how much humiliation people are willing to put up with in order to be near the seat of power

I am always amazed at how much humiliation people are...

How did we all become so terrified of democracy, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

Brexit is, after all, but one in a whole string of popular votes, taken in...

Brexit is, after all, but one in a whole string of popular...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan: Credibility matters, in journalism and politics
Saviour Balzan

Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should be the mark of any newspaper title, not simply subservience to the establishment and commercial...

Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should...

We must protect jobs: including fishermen

The Maltese government should immediately call for ministerial-level talks with...

The Maltese government should immediately call for...

We have to fight for  our Maltese language
Evarist Bartolo

Learning the local language means that you're adapting to the local...

Learning the local language means that you're adapting...

The Gozo tunnel vanity project
Ralph Cassar

Talking about tunnels when successive governments have failed to provide fast ferry services to the commercial centres of Malta is rich

Talking about tunnels when successive governments have...

St Luke’s still in a shambles and Karen Grech wards shabbier than ever
Michael Falzon

St Luke’s is still in a shambles and at Karen Grech, they spruced up the reception area but let almost all the wards become even shabbier than they ever...

St Luke’s is still in a shambles and at Karen Grech,...