PN needs a narrative of hope
It is a tall order indeed but one that cannot continue being put aside
‘Vitals is the new Egrant’. Discuss…
Raphael Vassallo
In Joseph Muscat’s mind, ‘Egrant’ has clearly become something of a ‘magic word’, that automatically ‘absolves’ him of… in this...
Because they deserve it | Byron Camilleri

We, on our part, shall remain committed to investing in the police force to...

We, on our part, shall remain committed to investing in the...

Malta has a ‘Masterplan for Traffic’? Sure could have fooled me…
Raphael Vassallo

For a second, I thought (not for the first time) that our Finance Minister may actually have been referring to another country, altogether… when he...

For a second, I thought (not for the first time) that our...

Dangerous times
Michael Falzon

Will Iran join the war if the Israeli army enters Gaza? Iran has a ‘de facto’ border with Israel via the Hezbollah in Lebanon. Does...

Will Iran join the war if the Israeli army enters...

Can Manuel Delia stop lying, just for once?
Raphael Vassallo

As for myself, however: I’m going to (try to) revert to my earlier...

As for myself, however: I’m going to (try to) revert...

In the pursuit of stability
Stephanie Fabri / JP Fabri

At first glance, this is definitely a budget with a heart and one which pursues stability. The main challenge is how to address the longer-term vision of...

At first glance, this is definitely a budget with a heart...

Budget 2024 | A social budget… only for some

Apart from the children’s allowance measure, middle-income families have...

Apart from the children’s allowance measure,...

Budgetary matters
Stephanie Fabri / JP Fabri

Whilst the government announces various policies, schemes, and strategies during the year, the budget is still seen as a central economic policy document which...

Whilst the government announces various policies, schemes,...

Banning e-scooters: An admission of failure | Steve Zammit Lupi

It baffles me how in four years the most popular areas did not have a single...

It baffles me how in four years the most popular areas did...

Tone deaf with a complete lack of self-awareness
Josanne Cassar

Her supporters might say, but so what if she did? So many women go under the...

Her supporters might say, but so what if she did? So many...

Cartoon: 29 October 2023

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Dear Clyde, don’t forget the middle class

Tomorrow, Caruana will argue that government’s decision to keep...

Tomorrow, Caruana will argue that government’s...

When state institutions are not up to standard | Mark Said

It is time to reinstall and implement the true principles of meritocracy within...

It is time to reinstall and implement the true principles...

Government boards subject to judicial review

In the case ‘L-Avukat Malcolm Mifsud u l-Avukat Cedric Mifsud vs il-Bord...

In the case ‘L-Avukat Malcolm Mifsud u l-Avukat...

A celebration of readers | Daniel Xerri

Given the peculiar nature of many of the collective nouns found in English, perhaps it would not be entirely amiss if we borrow from the celebratory nature...

Given the peculiar nature of many of the collective nouns...

That’s a whole new definition of ‘Pensions Time Bomb’…
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s face it, folks… Clyde Caruana is not exactly the first...

Let’s face it, folks… Clyde Caruana is not...

What's the best way to dress up as the 90s-era End of History for Halloween?

No. 214 - Hard to be Light

No. 214 - Hard to be Light

No remorse, no apology: Labour in denial

The PL may be in a state of denial but the hospitals saga and its corrupt ramifications will not be easily forgotten

The PL may be in a state of denial but the hospitals saga...

Newsflash: David Casa discovers that his own medicine doesn’t taste all that great, after all…
Raphael Vassallo

David Casa cannot so easily distance himself from the (entirely predictable) consequences of his own actions

David Casa cannot so easily distance himself from the...