[WATCH] Why Adrian Delia will soldier on until the next general election
Saviour Balzan
After the May European Parliament election, Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia will blame dissenting MPs for the poor showing and he will soldier on until the next general...
From decriminalization to re-criminalisation, in just three years
Raphael Vassallo
Cannabis is ‘harmful’ when smoked by ordinary people but it suddenly becomes ‘totally harmless’ the moment some Big Pharma company somewhere looks set to...
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?...

The Malta Police Commissioner-for-Europe Show
Raphael Vassallo

I can only conclude that my appraisal of Lawrence Cutajar’s actual...

I can only conclude that my appraisal of Lawrence...

We need a gilet rouge  for the environment
Saviour Balzan

The Muscats of the world say the Gozo tunnel is a commitment in the manifesto....

The Muscats of the world say the Gozo tunnel is a...

About time we get our priorities right
Josanne Cassar

How does a harmless, flirtatious song between a man and a woman written 74 years ago, suddenly become date rape?

How does a harmless, flirtatious song between a man and a...

To have and have not, at Christmas

There is a danger in measuring a country’s economic well-being only through the Gross Domestic Product. That view looks only at the ‘haves’,...

There is a danger in measuring a country’s economic...

In a world with real problems, let’s stop being so easily offended
Josanne Cassar

Policies that simply tick all the progressive-sounding boxes without listening...

Policies that simply tick all the progressive-sounding...

Politicise the Presidency? No, thanks
Raphael Vassallo

My guess is that the Council of Europe simply got their files muddled up, and issued the wrong country report by mistake. They might have mixed us up with...

My guess is that the Council of Europe simply got...

Who will bell the Constitutional cat?

Will the two parties walk their own talk, and work together and with others to deliver a revamped Constitution that strengthens the system of checks and...

Will the two parties walk their own talk, and work together...

That’s not pro-business
Peter Agius

As odd as it might seem to some government operators... we do have rules on public spending: the present ones were ironically revised by Labour...

As odd as it might seem to some government...

Rokit crosses genre boundaries with award-winning novel
Mark Camilleri

With Rokit, Loranne Vella distinguished herself with yet another prize-winning...

With Rokit, Loranne Vella distinguished herself with yet...