A Maltese ‘Tangentopoli’, in the making
Whether this realisation will be enough to consign, once and for all, the Muscat era to the dustbin of history, is both debatable and, perhaps, irrelevant
Time for the mavericks?
Michael Falzon
Robert Abela is trying to clean Augean stables – a tight-rope exercise in which he is trying to balance the need for cleanliness with his need for the passionately faithful...
Keith Schembri and the Al Capone syndrome
Raphael Vassallo

For that, we would need to patiently follow all those remaining loose threads,...

For that, we would need to patiently follow all those...

Social media: easy to forget repercussions of words
Alex Agius Saliba

What we write online and what we decide to share with our friends and family...

What we write online and what we decide to share with our...

The Libyan frontier
Peter Agius

As friends of Libya we must extend the helping hand in rebuilding the country from the bottom up in all the different sectors where we have a good story to tell

As friends of Libya we must extend the helping hand in...

Labour has a lot of soul-searching to do

Just distancing himself from Schembri may not be enough to help Robert Abela build a strong narrative: through which he can reclaim his party’s moral...

Just distancing himself from Schembri may not be enough to...

Even cavemen understood ‘sustainability’ better than us
Raphael Vassallo

So the irony, I suppose, is twofold: on one hand… well, we don’t...

So the irony, I suppose, is twofold: on one hand…...

Malta’s pentito?
Michael Falzon

Malta needs to start breathing fresh air that is not polluted by the type of foul and wicked culture that has been exposed

Malta needs to start breathing fresh air that is not...

Overcoming gender disparities and inequalities one step at a time | Josianne Cutajar

We need to promote female role models in the field and invest in adequate skilling and assistance

We need to promote female role models in the field and...

There’s always something new which is ripe for abuse
Josanne Cassar

While some of those who should have received their jab by now sit anxiously at...

While some of those who should have received their jab by...

It’s time for Labour to talk about greedy fuckers like Keith
Matthew Vella

Was 2013’s Taghna Lkoll entirely in bad faith? And can...

Was 2013’s Taghna Lkoll entirely in...

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...

Whether this week’s events will rock the independent...

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...

The Labour Party keeps paying the price of being associated...

Vaccines: the last frontier of discrimination...
Raphael Vassallo

Either they’re ‘essential’… or they’re not. And...

Either they’re ‘essential’… or...

Men and women: allies against patriarchal barriers | Michael Camilleri

Instead of simple bystanders, men can use their power and voice to speak up, and intervene whenever they witness sexist behaviour and attitudes by others

Instead of simple bystanders, men can use their power and...

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...