Opting for Ukraine in Turin
Michael Falzon
After all, they all are also a form of human expression, and the human spirit should be free to state what it wants to state, whatever the means used to communicate the message
‘A government that listens’…  to zookeepers
Raphael Vassallo
‘A government that listens’… to whom, exactly? Because it very clearly cannot be to any ‘experts’ in the field, can it?
Defamation and the Maltese courts: the chilling effect on the press
Saviour Balzan

Most journalists are unable to face down this culture of litigation; many media...

Most journalists are unable to face down this culture of...

We’re heading for a normal summer with abnormal staffing problems
Josanne Cassar

As the tourism sector looks forward to recouping some of its losses from the...

As the tourism sector looks forward to recouping some of...

Agriculture is about food security, not just ‘folklore’

At this juncture it is crucial to stop regarding agriculture as merely...

At this juncture it is crucial to stop regarding...

Want to win Eurovision? Just get invaded by Russia, that’s all…
Raphael Vassallo

But then again… what would any of that even matter? We’d have...

But then again… what would any of that even matter?...

How BOV duped shareholders on Deiulemar affair for years
Arnold Cassola

These shareholders have had to bear the brunt of it all. What has been...

These shareholders have had to bear the brunt of it...

Party financing law urgently needs an update

Expecting political parties to regulate themselves, in this matter, is...

Expecting political parties to regulate themselves, in this...

The siege of Malta’s critical thought | Luke Fenech

To start fighting the long-standing problem of critical thinking in our...

To start fighting the long-standing problem of critical...

Writing the end of democracy | Aleks Farrugia

Striving for peace is also a display of courage, perhaps even more than the...

Striving for peace is also a display of courage, perhaps...

The land of sleeping policemen
Michael Falzon

The system has been so corrupted over the years that police do not need any prodding from politicians – they naturally sense when there is some political...

The system has been so corrupted over the years that police...

What Europeans want is ‘more democracy’… not ‘more Europe’
Raphael Vassallo

What was the reaction of the overwhelming majority of Brussels bureaucrats to a...

What was the reaction of the overwhelming majority of...

May the (Police) Force be with you
Josanne Cassar

Weeding out the bad ones is crucial if the public is ever going to feel that police officers who are there to ostensibly ensure that law and order are kept in...

Weeding out the bad ones is crucial if the public is ever...

Sins of the past and present blemishes
Saviour Balzan

Lino Farrugia is expected to stay on as CEO of the FKNK, because the guys around the table of that executive committee do not have the balls to sack him 

Lino Farrugia is expected to stay on as CEO of the FKNK,...

Ukraine needs more than just 'thoughts and prayers'

Despite speeches which conveyed a strong message of solidarity towards Ukraine,...

Despite speeches which conveyed a strong message of...

Funds for political parties? Sounds a lot like ‘State Aid’, to me…
Raphael Vassallo

Political parties have succeeded in benefiting only themselves, while ‘distorting the market’ through decades of maladministration…

Political parties have succeeded in benefiting only...

BOV owes its shareholders an explanation

It is therefore crucial that the ‘return to normality’ in business is also matched by a return to normality in accountability and transparency

It is therefore crucial that the ‘return to...

Finally, Gonzi’s ‘new way of doing politics’ gets a chance…
Raphael Vassallo

Bernard Grech now has a spectacular opportunity to actually deliver –...

Bernard Grech now has a spectacular opportunity to actually...

The PN’s financial woes – 2
Michael Falzon

I understand that subsequently efforts were made to reduce the debt, but they were hardly successful, with NET TV losing some €1 million annually –...

I understand that subsequently efforts were made to reduce...

Political parties which cannot live within their means
Josanne Cassar

Here are Malta’s two major political parties, the recipients of so many...

Here are Malta’s two major political parties, the...