Problem solved? Not quite...
Raphael Vassallo
Keith Schembri’s arrest cannot be held up as any form of instant validation of the state of health of our country’s institutions. For that, the real litmus test would...
Let’s make change happen | Ursula von der Leyen
We have the opportunity to do more than simply repairing our economy: we can shape a better way of living for the world of tomorrow
For the greater good
Saviour Balzan

When Joseph Muscat fell from grace, those that believed in him and stood by him, cried not because he left; but because they suddenly realised to what...

When Joseph Muscat fell from grace, those that...

What have we become? (Or were we always like this...)
Josanne Cassar

The frequency of violent acts seems to permeate our consciousness because we...

The frequency of violent acts seems to permeate our...

Abela risks being dragged down by Muscat’s legacy

Were it not for the extraordinary circumstances we are currently living in,...

Were it not for the extraordinary circumstances we are...

Konrad Mizzi would have passed the PN’s ‘due diligence’ test with flying colours...
Raphael Vassallo

The rest, as they say, is history… but it is a history that seems destined to keep repeating itself forever (or at least, for as long as political...

The rest, as they say, is history… but it is a...

The risks of prostitution reform

It is therefore paramount that this reform is guided by experts and social workers with clear knowledge of what is happening in the field. Anything less would...

It is therefore paramount that this reform is guided by...

Yes, people need protection... and no, they’re not getting it
Raphael Vassallo

Faced with a seemingly endless series of questionable, even bizarre bail...

Faced with a seemingly endless series of questionable, even...

Incompetence is Labour’s nemesis
Michael Falzon

When finance ministry read in the papers about what his ministry had approved without his knowledge, did he not ask his permanent secretary for an explanation?

When finance ministry read in the papers about what his...

We depend on the judicial system,  now more than ever
Saviour Balzan

So we have to believe that the judicial system will see through all this, and...

So we have to believe that the judicial system will see...

Do you want schools to open? Then just wear that mask!
Josanne Cassar

While those in post-secondary education have also been thrown into a tailspin...

While those in post-secondary education have also been...

Justice for Daphne is justice for Malta

‘Justice for Daphne is justice for Malta’: a simple affirmation that need not unravel the progressive achievements of the decade, but demand a...

‘Justice for Daphne is justice for Malta’: a...

‘Not being Adrian Delia’ is not enough
Raphael Vassallo

Bernard Grech, on the other hand… well, the most we can realistically...

Bernard Grech, on the other hand… well, the most we...

PBS belongs to the people, not government

The service must place people, and not the parties, as the centre of focus

The service must place people, and not the parties, as the...

The PM’s vision: generic waffle and cliché | Mario Mallia

The country seems stuck in a competition of endless waffle and clichés...

The country seems stuck in a competition of endless waffle...

Two pints of lager and a packet of crisps
Michael Falzon

It declared that ‘food’ should be interpreted as snacks and...

It declared that ‘food’ should be interpreted...

Xarabank: end of the road...
Raphael Vassallo

Call me suspicious, but I can’t help feeling that two controversial decisions in a single week does not exactly bode very well for the general health of...

Call me suspicious, but I can’t help feeling that two...

Shedding crocodile tears over a programme many loved to hate
Josanne Cassar

Those who are gnashing their teeth and wringing their hands over the end of the...

Those who are gnashing their teeth and wringing their hands...

Why axing Joe…I mean, Peppi, was wrong
Saviour Balzan

Xarabank was a programme that reached most homes across the island, used its influence to marshal nationwide charity appeals, and became a port of call for all...

Xarabank was a programme that reached most homes across the...

Leaving no stone unturned

Joseph Muscat’s summoning only became possible after all the major political protagonists involved in the Panama affair had likewise either resigned, or...

Joseph Muscat’s summoning only became possible after...