Enter Jean Claude Micallef, Nationalist reject now populist clown
Saviour Balzan
Jean Claude Micallef is simply eager about being spoken about, driven by a belief that once you turn into a tannoy for populist spiel, you’re hitting a chord with the public
What can’t be laughed at, can never be defeated
Raphael Vassallo
Why run the risk of depriving future generations of a cultural influence that – for better or worse – helped to shape the very same awareness that informs so much of...
The curious case of Chris Cardona
Saviour Balzan

Certainly enough, were we living in a normal country, the Labour Party would be calling on Chris Cardona to resign his deputy leadership role

Certainly enough, were we living in a normal country, the...

Try walking a mile in someone’s shoes before that snap remark
Josanne Cassar

Some find it extremely difficult to put themselves in the shoes of others... If...

Some find it extremely difficult to put themselves in the...

Has anyone informed COVID-19 that it lost the war?
Raphael Vassallo

I sincerely hope that both Abela and Fearne are indeed correct: that COVID-19...

I sincerely hope that both Abela and Fearne are indeed...

The crisis is over, but recovery is just beginning

That is the only way business will survive and come out of this situation in a...

That is the only way business will survive and come out of...

Sexism is a threat online too | Renee Laiviera

Online technologies can make people’s lives better and easier, however,...

Online technologies can make people’s lives better...

Illegal floating prisons | Carla Camilleri

We need to ask ourselves why Malta still operates migration through...

We need to ask ourselves why Malta still operates migration...

Property and development after COVID-19
Michael Falzon

Again, much depends on whether the economic situation will revert to what it was before the pandemic or otherwise... with an unknown ‘new normal’

Again, much depends on whether the economic situation will...

One... Billion... Euros!
Raphael Vassallo

But hey, what’s there to worry about? Who cares if Malta throws away the only assets that have permitted us to remain competitive – even at the...

But hey, what’s there to worry about? Who cares if...

This was the week everyone was outraged about something
Josanne Cassar

Even though ours was a mild lockdown, it was still taking its mental toll and...

Even though ours was a mild lockdown, it was still taking...

Still not seeing the light
Saviour Balzan

There will be struggling businesses, and while those who have deep pockets may continue to operate, the vast majority will be hit hard

There will be struggling businesses, and while those who...

Malta must work towards a solution, too

The government must sooner or later start questioning whether its policy in holding migrants out at sea is really serving the national interest

The government must sooner or later start questioning...

Reply to Tonio Fenech: we need mature reflection in the face of ethical dilemmas

On abortion, assuming that everyone will simply choose whatever suits him or her without considering the full picture, betrays the lack of moral standards we...

On abortion, assuming that everyone will simply choose...

Football: the only game you can win without playing...
Raphael Vassallo

This week, I also discovered that football is a game you can win without even...

This week, I also discovered that football is a game you...

A time for preparation, not celebration

We need to have a plan B which is firmly in place to cater for possible second wave: including a widespread campaign to encourage people to take the influenza...

We need to have a plan B which is firmly in place to cater...

It’s a crisis, all right… but only when it suits us
Raphael Vassallo

What can I say? Good luck with those European negotiations, Dr Abela. Something...

What can I say? Good luck with those European negotiations,...

Robert Abela’s moral compass
Michael Falzon

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort of short-term victory, but the long-term damage to Malta’s reputation will have to be borne...

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort...

The importance of setting just the right tone
Can we rethink the economy, post-COVID-19?