When it all starts crumbling down…
Josanne Cassar
As soon as the news hits the headlines and the public voices legitimate, justified concerns, the authorities automatically go on the defence with a knee-jerk response
Construction sector reforms have failed
The one thing we clearly cannot do is rely on the country's regulatory apparatuse to do its job
No, the MDA is not a set-up made up of greedy persons
Michael Falzon

Contrary to the short-sighted perception that the MDA is just a set-up made up...

Contrary to the short-sighted perception that the MDA is...

‘Reporters Without Braincells’, more like it...
Raphael Vassallo

Last I looked, reporters have an obligation to seek confirmation of...

Last I looked, reporters have an obligation to seek...

The Pete Buttigieg phenomenon: Feeling proud by association
Josanne Cassar

At a time when things in Malta are going more pear-shaped by the second, I look...

At a time when things in Malta are going more pear-shaped...

People first, not profits

Malta’s few remaining public spaces are being taken over for the profit of countless bars and restaurants with encroachments that allow platforms to be...

Malta’s few remaining public spaces are being taken...

Why is it so difficult to show restraint rather than rushing to blame?
Josanne Cassar

It is at times like this those in authority need to demonstrate sensitivity and tact rather than come across as being more concerned that their own image is...

It is at times like this those in authority need to...

One more ‘Hunch’ joke, and I’ll… I’ll…
Raphael Vassallo

One of the things that struck me most, as I watched that edifice (the real one,...

One of the things that struck me most, as I watched that...

No excuse not to implement GRECO reforms

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said in Parliament that the criticism levelled by Greco was partially a result of the "irresponsible way" the Opposition...

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said in Parliament that the...

Green issues can take  centre-stage with young voters
Evarist Bartolo

Students highlighted traffic problems and solutions through an educational...

Students highlighted traffic problems and solutions through...

What can empty chairs do about freedom of expression?
Raphael Vassallo

Ana Gomes was talking to a bunch of empty chairs, too. And empty chairs cannot...

Ana Gomes was talking to a bunch of empty chairs, too. And...

Right-wing populists have a plan to upset the European consensus
Michael Falzon

There is no doubt that right-wing populist movements and related political...

There is no doubt that right-wing populist movements and...

Chris Fearne saves the day
Josanne Cassar

Given how quickly the latest crucifix controversy seems to have developed and given the speed with which Fearne immediately swept in, one would be forgiven for...

Given how quickly the latest crucifix controversy seems to...

A day in the life of the hypocrites
Saviour Balzan

MPs are well known for seeking the blessing of business patrons, which is why those who accuse their colleagues when they themselves sucked off the teat of big...

MPs are well known for seeking the blessing of business...

Cynical resolution on Gozo tunnel

The parliamentary attempt to rope in the Nationalist opposition to back the development can be interpreted as just another cynical pre-electoral move to...

The parliamentary attempt to rope in the Nationalist...

EXPLAINER | Julian Assange: WikiLeaks founder arrested in London
The Conversation

Gbenga Oduntan • What we know so far abour the arrest of WikiLeaks founder...

Gbenga Oduntan • What we know so far abour the arrest...

Even you have a voice
Adrian Delia

The country needs to send a clear message to this Socialist government: we are no longer going to ignore the truthstaring us in the face. This is the...

The country needs to send a clear message to this Socialist...

Is there a disconnect between the media and the man in the street?
Josanne Cassar

I think the role of those who work in the media should be to try and accurately...

I think the role of those who work in the media should be...

It’s OK, because… it’s us, not them
Raphael Vassallo

Like the farmyard animals at the end of ‘Animal Farm’, when I look...

Like the farmyard animals at the end of ‘Animal...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: The tunnel will be the ruin of Gozo
Saviour Balzan

Labour is trying to decimate the opposition to the Gozo tunnel by roping in the PN with an unorthodox parliamentary motion

Labour is trying to decimate the opposition to the Gozo...