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 to fall in line with the...
Rokit crosses genre boundaries with award-winning novel
Mark Camilleri
With Rokit, Loranne Vella distinguished herself with yet another prize-winning novel that crosses genre boundaries between adult and young adults fiction
Striking a balance between the bad and the good
Josanne Cassar

When one balances the ‘good’ this administration has done with what...

When one balances the ‘good’ this...

Introducing your town’s new nig...  I mean, mayor
Raphael Vassallo

Who cares if Marsa really does one day elect an African councillor, or even an...

Who cares if Marsa really does one day elect an African...

A report which raises more questions than answers

Politics has already skewed the actual findings of the report: which was...

Politics has already skewed the actual findings of the...

Rent reform revisited: caution with fairness is the only way forward
Michael Falzon

It is definitely not the right time to ill-treat again this long-suffering...

It is definitely not the right time to ill-treat again this...

With Opposition partners like that...
Raphael Vassallo

Why does Partit Demokratiku think that tabling a ‘no-confidence motion in Konrad Mizzi’ was such a good idea? And why did they...

Why does Partit Demokratiku think that...

If only everyone who acts unethically were sacked just as quickly
Josanne Cassar

Are we really serious about firing people who behave badly? Then let’s...

Are we really serious about firing people who behave badly?...

Fearne on the frontline
Saviour Balzan

It does look rather strange to see Chris Fearne as a guest of honour at the Christmas lunch hosted by Zaren Vassallo

It does look rather strange to see Chris Fearne as a guest...

Want to make a real impact? Clamp down on the culpable
Josanne Cassar

Aside from the debate about the ethical implications of showing photos and...

Aside from the debate about the ethical implications of...

An economy built on human lives

It is unacceptable that construction projects, which will translate into millions of euros’ worth of profit for developers, are still so neglectful of...

It is unacceptable that construction projects, which will...

Après Joseph, what?
Michael Falzon

The popularity stakes will satisfy Labour’s backroom boys only when Miriam Dalli’s candidature takes off. Watch out for her electoral performance...

The popularity stakes will satisfy Labour’s backroom...

Five have a wonderful time  (at Castille)...
Raphael Vassallo

We are no longer allowed, it seems, to remind people of what they used to be...

We are no longer allowed, it seems, to remind people of...

Why we decided to publish footage of the construction site tragedy
Kurt Sansone

The easiest thing to do would have been to ignore it, trash it, and pretend it...

The easiest thing to do would have been to ignore it, trash...

Shrimp cocktail at the General Council
Saviour Balzan

What is needed is a clear vision and a realisation that nobody owes the PN anything. Nor to any other party

What is needed is a clear vision and a realisation that...

All hail the consumer culture
Josanne Cassar

When told to queue for the (free) organic bins and the waste separation bins, again came all the melodrama. Yet on Friday people battled traffic and fought...

When told to queue for the (free) organic bins and the...

Brexit political declaration: what it means for the future UK-EU relationship
The Conversation

Paul James Cardwell • Nothing in the document legally requires either the UK or the EU to do anything specific in the future. Things might happen, or...

Paul James Cardwell • Nothing in the document...

Playing for time on 17 Black

Joseph Muscat will only act when the ground underneath him gets smaller and smaller… as it surely will, the longer this game of hide and seek...

Joseph Muscat will only act when the ground underneath him...

Giving up is not an option
Josanne Cassar

Speaking truth to power is a crucial element in a democracy. Sitting back, giving up and letting it all slide, is simply not an option when one is part of...

Speaking truth to power is a crucial element in a...

Two ‘rights’ sometimes make a ‘wrong’
Raphael Vassallo

Partisan considerationshave meant that the entire country pays an exorbitant...

Partisan considerationshave meant that the entire country...