Konrad Mizzi, an eventful ministerial appointment
Michael Falzon
The idea of using people like Lionel Gerada to dish out taxpayer’s money without following any rules or restraint is typical of Joseph Muscat’s way of doing things
It was a trap... and Adrian Delia walked right into it
Raphael Vassallo
Whose interest does it serve, to cast doubt on the only testimony that might actually bring closure to the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder case… if not the people who...
Recognising the world’s most vulnerable people
Mark A. Schapiro

It is critical we recognise and support the world’s most vulnerable...

It is critical we recognise and support the world’s...

Too little, but not too late

Naturally, one does not expect Abela to do the probing and investigating himself; but he should give a clear sign that what he expects from the police is a...

Naturally, one does not expect Abela to do the probing and...

Punching down on those anxious about immigration will not help us move forward
Michaela Muscat

LONG READ • Racist rhetoric is cause for alarm, but what does it say about those vocal on human rights, rule of law and good governance, and a...

LONG READ • Racist rhetoric is cause for alarm, but...

Are we back to business as usual?
Josanne Cassar

As we look to the future, will it also be business as usual in the way we treat foreign nationals when (or if) they come back here for work?

As we look to the future, will it also be business as usual...

A consumption-driven recovery plan
Michael Falzon

Our government seems to be acting to ensure the statistical average can be reached while ignoring the plight of those who are going hungry

Our government seems to be acting to ensure the statistical...

Enter Jean Claude Micallef, Nationalist reject now populist clown
Saviour Balzan

Jean Claude Micallef is simply eager about being spoken about, driven by a...

Jean Claude Micallef is simply eager about being spoken...

What can’t be laughed at, can never be defeated
Raphael Vassallo

Why run the risk of depriving future generations of a cultural influence that...

Why run the risk of depriving future generations of a...

Abela must act to restore Malta’s reputation

Robert Abela may have promised a degree of ‘continuity’ from...

Robert Abela may have promised a degree of...

The EU must recognise the realities of Mediterranean member states | Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi

It is imperative the EU gives due consideration to the Mediterranean perspectives

It is imperative the EU gives due consideration to the...

Captain Morgan migrant fiasco: No more ‘Mr Tough Guy’…
Raphael Vassallo

Malta can no longer play the 'Tough Guy' card, when it comes to...

Malta can no longer play the 'Tough Guy' card,...

Coronavirus economic recovery plan: achieving normality

Discipline and vigilance will remain important as we go forward to ensure the...

Discipline and vigilance will remain important as we go...

Tourism: the road to recovery is uphill
Michael Falzon

In the tourism sector, the road to recovery is uphill with government having to keep on spending money to support it, probably even after the pandemic would...

In the tourism sector, the road to recovery is uphill with...

Online schools: those who were lagging could be lagging behind even further
Karen Mugliett

There are learners who have not engaged with online teaching from the very beginning... depressed, disorganised, unmotivated or have the necessary...

There are learners who have not engaged with online...

What’s happening in America might be a glimpse of our own future
Raphael Vassallo

Malta has become a country where ‘black lives’ demonstrably...

Malta has become a country where ‘black lives’...

Why ‘All Lives Matter’ is dismissive and a foil for racists and the far-right in Malta
Matthew Vella

All Lives Matter is a foil that stops us from understanding and dealing with structural problems of racism and even other discriminatory...

All Lives Matter is a foil that stops us from understanding...

Confronting the skeletons of the recent past

Polls showing that Abela enjoys even greater support...

Polls showing that Abela enjoys even greater...

The curious case of Chris Cardona
Saviour Balzan

Certainly enough, were we living in a normal country, the Labour Party would be calling on Chris Cardona to resign his deputy leadership role

Certainly enough, were we living in a normal country, the...

Try walking a mile in someone’s shoes before that snap remark
Josanne Cassar

Some find it extremely difficult to put themselves in the shoes of others... If...

Some find it extremely difficult to put themselves in the...