Are you ready for the 10-year challenge?
Josanne Cassar
The more serious side of the 10-year challenge has been its use by environmental groups to raise public awareness about how our surroundings been degraded in the last ten years....
Reality check on privatisation: public sector rules fly out the window
Saviour Balzan
Technoline were then entrusted with a monopoly on all hospital procurement by Vitals. This is the reality check with privatisation: normal practices in the public sector fly out...
Migrant standoffs expose European division

And even if it is true that Italy has once again failed to abide by its...

And even if it is true that Italy has once again failed to...

Big Chief he say: ‘Follow your leader…’
Raphael Vassallo

In a nutshell, Delia has himself delineated the precise extent of his own...

In a nutshell, Delia has himself delineated the precise...

Adrian Delia: A trial by Whatsapp
Evarist Bartolo

The mess the PN is in is driving down the level of debate and the way we do politics. We all need to pause and return to a sense of normality and civility in...

The mess the PN is in is driving down the level of debate...

[WATCH] European elections: why Muscat won’t take in the Sea-Watch migrants
Saviour Balzan

Malta’s refusal to succour the Sea-Watch migrant is simply fuelled by one consideration: the coming European elections

Malta’s refusal to succour the Sea-Watch migrant is...

Is our obsession with private lives the future of Maltese politics?
Raphael Vassallo

This is like some bizarre, freakish Reality Show, in which a family is seen...

This is like some bizarre, freakish Reality Show, in which...

Corinthia: public land, private profits... when will this shenanigan stop?
Michael Falzon

There are other areas of public land that could be developed for high-end residences. Is government prepared to sell them for peanuts to whoever throws in a...

There are other areas of public land that could be...

Distractions and compensations
Saviour Balzan

The compensation being offered to Corinthia is absolutely shameful. It will encourage others to turn to government to enter this consideration for compensation...

The compensation being offered to Corinthia is absolutely...

And what if this is really just another smear campaign?
Josanne Cassar

The general sentiment is that no one likes this kind of thing. It is like being...

The general sentiment is that no one likes this kind of...

Year of the long knives

Political discussion, especially on the social media, has become increasingly hostile and vitriolic, to the point that we seem to be more concerned with airing...

Political discussion, especially on the social media, has...

The world in 2019: China, Russia and Iran sprint ahead
Matthew Bugeja

Domestic troubles force Trump to take “America First” abroad,...

Domestic troubles force Trump to take “America...

Adrian Delia: A private battle under public scrutiny
Josanne Cassar

The breakdown of a marriage is an intimate, fragile thing. Anyone who writes...

The breakdown of a marriage is an intimate, fragile thing....

The year of silly gimmicks
Michael Falzon

2018 might well be described as the year of silly gimmicks but it can hardly be perceived as the year of the beginning of the end of Joseph Muscat’s hold...

2018 might well be described as the year of silly gimmicks...

In defence of 2018
Raphael Vassallo

For starters: there is no reason under the sun why the calendar year should ‘start’ or ‘end’ at precisely midnight on 31st December; or...

For starters: there is no reason under the sun why the...

A lesson in hope
Josanne Cassar

'I only wish we had more local politicians who are not willing to compromise their values, and who are ready to be the voice of the real people, and not...

'I only wish we had more local politicians who are not...

Now for the 2019 revolution
Saviour Balzan

'The Gozo tunnel represents what is fundamentally wrong with our politicians' 

'The Gozo tunnel represents what is fundamentally wrong...

Towards a fairer and more just society

As 2018 comes to a close with yet another year dominated by Malta's politically-charged news cycle, as journalists we are often staggered at how...

As 2018 comes to a close with yet another year dominated by...

Bringing back the art of saying ‘no’ to your beloved children
Josanne Cassar

Not just because it makes for better-behaved kids, but because the rest of...

Not just because it makes for better-behaved kids, but...

The singer not the song
Michael Falzon

Do any constitutional changes provide Muscat with a future? Does he want to go down in history that, like Mintoff, he did the right thing in the end? Time will...

Do any constitutional changes provide Muscat with a future?...