Casting the first stone
Saviour Balzan
Whether this week’s events will rock the independent media or not, this should not cow the fourth estate; on the contrary, they need to recognise one’s responsibility...
Labour must take stock of Muscat legacy
The Labour Party keeps paying the price of being associated with people like Keith Schembri, which the party has never disowned; much as it will never disown Joseph Muscat for the...
Respecting our Constitution and the right to a fair hearing | Karol Aquilina

The solution to the government’s conundrum is actually quite simple: retain the investigative and prosecutorial roles of public authorities and empower...

The solution to the government’s conundrum is...

Muscat’s testimony reveals ‘unturned stones’

Clearly, a lot more work needs to be done, before we can safely claim that...

Clearly, a lot more work needs to be done, before we can...

And now, for some legal somersaults!
Michael Falzon

The government should get the Opposition on board and find an acceptable legal solution to the problem it wants to overcome: doing it in this...

The government should get the Opposition on board and...

Isn’t it time for another police press conference?
Raphael Vassallo

Maybe the time has come for another police press conference; this time, to...

Maybe the time has come for another police press...

There’s something about Meghan...
Josanne Cassar

Whether the couple should have stayed in Britain and continued with their Royal duties, or whether they were right to leave the UK and relocate to the US, is...

Whether the couple should have stayed in Britain and...

In the shadow of COVID-19
Saviour Balzan

Today we have lost control over COVID. Even the mortalities have snaffled away younger people with apparently healthy histories

Today we have lost control over COVID. Even the mortalities...

‘Who is government trying to fool?’

There will be no ‘Team Malta’ high-fives if our country’s leaders expect us to ignore the fact that, of the top 40 days in which Malta...

There will be no ‘Team Malta’ high-fives if our...

Decision-making roles still a male prerogative | Graziella Attard Previ

Far from the rights which are entrenched in laws, often, the everyday lives of most women are fraught with inequalities

Far from the rights which are entrenched in laws, often,...

Challenge your moral convictions | Isabel Stabile

Most people have not done enough independent research to back up their strong...

Most people have not done enough independent research to...

You can’t cure a disease by distorting the symptoms
Raphael Vassallo

While the earlier COVID-19 predictions turned out to have been slightly...

While the earlier COVID-19 predictions turned out to have...

Over-familiarity breeds corruption

This inquiry should cast a light on how a number of inexplicable permits – some in violation of policies – were approved; and come out with clear...

This inquiry should cast a light on how a number of...

Like Corsica or the Azores, we can make Gozo an island of opportunity
Peter Agius

Any vision or plan for Gozo has to depart from its very own competitive...

Any vision or plan for Gozo has to depart from its very own...

Women on boards: a long way to go | Renée Laiviera

Research shows that when women have less decision-making power either in...

Research shows that when women have less decision-making...

Bolted out of decent conditions | Erica Schembri

It is high time that we recognize all workers, be they Maltese, European or...

It is high time that we recognize all workers, be they...

The rule of law squabble
Michael Falzon

There are breaches of the rule of law in all countries that declare its observance. Some are worse than others. Malta is no exception. But depicting Malta as...

There are breaches of the rule of law in all countries that...

It’s a question of responsibility. And it has to be answered
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s face it: Robert Abela’s idle boast – ‘back...

Let’s face it: Robert Abela’s idle...

Journalists are there to ask the hard questions, not to make you look good
Josanne Cassar

Backlash against the journalists who posed difficult questions to the Public Health Superintendent Charmaine Gauci exposes the poor grasp many people have of...

Backlash against the journalists who posed difficult...

Déjà vu of a sycophantic nation
Saviour Balzan

Journalists are doing their job in asking the tough questions, and if politicians find the kitchen far too hot, they should just pack their bags and leave

Journalists are doing their job in asking the tough...