My cause is an effective democracy. I am one of its rebels | Ivan Bartolo
My loyalty sits with all well-meaning citizens that acknowledge the wrongdoings of our government and aspire to live in a normal effective democracy for the common good, care and...
This is a time to uphold freedom of expression, not curtail it
It is not only freedom of the press that is at stake here, but also the consequences that can be visited upon the free expression of a person carrying out a necessary and...
A Pyrrhic victory on the cards
Michael Falzon

Malta is suffering a serious democratic deficit because of the irresponsible behaviour of a few self-serving and short-sighted politician

Malta is suffering a serious democratic deficit because of...

In the land of contradictions, there is never a dull moment
What you see is what you get
Saviour Balzan

Delia is past-tense, there is no doubt. Not even the pious arguments of people like Edwin Vassallo will halt the tsunami that wants to bring change to the PN....

Delia is past-tense, there is no doubt. Not even the pious...

Hardened hearts inside the PN
‘When you point your finger cos your plan fell through...’
Raphael Vassallo

Franco Debono, Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando, Jesmond Mugliett… these were...

Franco Debono, Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando, Jesmond...

[WATCH] Adrian Delia has to make way for a new PN leader
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan’s videblog • There will be no semblance of democracy...

Saviour Balzan’s videblog • There will be no...

A verdict that doesn’t resolve the impasse

Delia has no appreciation of his political ineffectiveness in facing up to...

Delia has no appreciation of his political ineffectiveness...

So much for the ‘post-Delia plan’...
Raphael Vassallo

Political parties should exist to compete on the best policies for the future of the country which is only a means to an end; that of improving our quality of...

Political parties should exist to compete on the best...

The failure of the Maltese political class
Michael Falzon

Considering this mess, it will be more and more difficult for serious people to...

Considering this mess, it will be more and more difficult...

The challenge of finding leaders who best represent us
Josanne Cassar

No matter what happens, it cannot be any more obvious that the PN as we know it...

No matter what happens, it cannot be any more obvious that...

The dodo of Maltese politics
Saviour Balzan

Delia refuses to go but his days are numbered. It is a matter of time until he is abandoned even by those who tag along with him

Delia refuses to go but his days are numbered. It...

Delia should go: but at what cost for the Opposition?
We’ll continue the reforms that make our society better | Edward Zammit Lewis

Many competent individuals, especially the younger generation, would be willing to enter the political scene because they strongly believe that they can make a...

Many competent individuals, especially the younger...

A successful green hydrogen economy requires clear choices now
Miriam Dalli

In this article, we elaborate on important choices that might not seem relevant...

In this article, we elaborate on important choices that...

The road to recovery for the arts in Malta | Toni Attard

Artists remained active during this period by developing new skills, presenting...

Artists remained active during this period by developing...

The real cost of political media ownership
Raphael Vassallo

That, to me, is the real reason why political stations have to go; and...

That, to me, is the real reason why political stations have...

The PN’s future hangs in the balance

Yet ironically, Adrian Delia is also the only person who can help resolve the PN’s crisis: by resigning and giving his full backing to a successor, in...

Yet ironically, Adrian Delia is also the only person who...

The role of useful fools
Michael Falzon

In this case, the easiest way out would be for the authorities to publish the Attorney General’s actual minute rather than allowing yet another...

In this case, the easiest way out would be for the...