Robert Abela’s litmus test
Abela still needs to send a clear signal that he will leave no stone unturned in establishing both the political and judicial truths related to the Panama scandal and all its spin...
A new political party? Mamma Mia!
Raphael Vassallo
According to the Electoral Commission, ‘ABBA’ is… wait for it… “too short to be abbreviated” (and, as George Clooney so often reminded us in...
Making poverty history

Editorial | The 2022 Budget fails to address a growing mismatch between the rate of our country’s economic growth and the rate at which...

Editorial | The 2022 Budget fails to address a...

Vote PN if you want overcharging refund
Ryan Callus

Come next election, the electorate has a very clear choice to make when it comes to energy policy

Come next election, the electorate has a very clear choice...

The end of a turbulent chapter
Michael Falzon

Renouncing Muscat after an electoral victory that could not have happened without those votes is the biggest challenge Abela will face. But it’s the only...

Renouncing Muscat after an electoral victory that could not...

The ‘baddest’ billboard in decades
Raphael Vassallo

Make no mistake: we old fogeys know a good old-fashioned recession, when we see one. And, tell you the truth: I ain’t actually seeing any sign of one,...

Make no mistake: we old fogeys know a good old-fashioned...

A European Union that stands for everyone | Josianne Cutajar

Girls need access to devices, networks, and data to use and create digital...

Girls need access to devices, networks, and data to use and...

20 more years of roadworks for a metro? No thanks!
Josanne Cassar

There are a myriad number of solutions and incentives which cost nothing and...

There are a myriad number of solutions and incentives which...

Bringing reform to the public broadcaster
Saviour Balzan

Complaints about political bias from a national broadcaster which has always...

Complaints about political bias from a national broadcaster...

Which battles should the PN fight?

Nationalist leader Bernard Grech currently finds himself in an unenviable predicament where he must strike a balancing act between ‘putting on a brave...

Nationalist leader Bernard Grech currently finds himself in...

Averting a global mental health crisis
Cyrus Engerer

I encourage each and everyone of us to look outside of the box, to strive for a better and more inclusive world and above all, to always be kind

I encourage each and everyone of us to look outside of the...

Labour’s credibility problem
Chris Said

Labour speaks about creating new jobs in Gozo, but what it has done is simply expand the public sector in unprecedented and unsustainable ways, and in so doing...

Labour speaks about creating new jobs in Gozo, but what it...

Digital revolution? Not without girls | Renee Laiviera

Renée Laiviera: Girls need to be digitally literate to fully...

Renée Laiviera: Girls need to be digitally...

This is why abortion-care is healthcare
Isabel Stabile

I respect the conscience of those who oppose abortion on moral grounds but I do not believe they have the right to deprive other women of this option

I respect the conscience of those who oppose abortion on...

Solid growth based on tax collection programme

While Prime Minister Robert Abela skirted around the question as to whether...

While Prime Minister Robert Abela skirted around the...

A technocrat in the Cabinet
Michael Falzon

Clyde Caruana has a technocratic mind, and apparently not interested in the political tit-for-tat that means nothing in the long run

Clyde Caruana has a technocratic mind, and apparently...

‘The day the strength of Malta failed…’
Raphael Vassallo

It’s good for the richest and most powerful countries in the world,...

It’s good for the richest and most powerful countries...

One million in my pocket and other fantastic stories
Saviour Balzan

We uphold one fundamental rule: our business model does not impinge on the...

We uphold one fundamental rule: our business model does not...

This is what poverty looks like
Josanne Cassar

If you are completely reliant on someone else, with no money, no form of communication, no car, and no way of breaking free – it is basically a...

If you are completely reliant on someone else, with no...

Taxation is about morality, too

The issue of global corporate taxation is ultimately an issue of social justice, more than economic gain. Preferential tax incentives deprive...

The issue of global corporate taxation is ultimately an...