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 business, should...
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 undermine any sort of...
It's not all Greco to me
Michael Falzon

Whether our prime ministers were benign or malign dictators is not the result of our set-up, but the result of their level of prudence – or imprudence

Whether our prime ministers were benign or malign dictators...

Dangerous delegates
Saviour Balzan

In private many senior Labour figures admit that Labour’s marriage with the private sector has derailed the true purpose of the Labour party

In private many senior Labour figures admit that...

But he was such a quiet man….
Josanne Cassar

Those who keep their emotions all bottled up for a long time, for years, maybe even for a lifetime, are the ones most likely to, one fine day, simply explode

Those who keep their emotions all bottled up for a long...

An indictment of our political culture

It should not really surprise us that the unwholesome situation mapped out in the GRECO report – which we have all tacitly accepted – would...

It should not really surprise us that the unwholesome...

Five ways forward for Brexit
Matthew Bugeja

Theresa May has reached out to Labour to solve the Brexit impasse, and still has other options - but a lot will depend on flexibility from Brussels.

Theresa May has reached out to Labour to solve the Brexit...

Don’t want Maltese culture to die out? It’s up to us
Josanne Cassar

It is true that certain traditions may have taken on a more slick appearance...

It is true that certain traditions may have taken on a more...

‘Sven’ will we ever learn…?
Raphael Vassallo

Sven Giegold’s approach is not to convince, or persuade, individual member states to co-operate on tax issues… no, it is to force us all to...

Sven Giegold’s approach is not to convince, or...

Saviour Balzan: Sven Giegold’s Article 7 crusade against Malta
Saviour Balzan

Balzan also says that Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia requesting an...

Balzan also says that Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia...

Fuelling suspicions

Protest and activism is an important part of any democracy. The relative comfort that comes with a growing economy must not lull us into complacency that...

Protest and activism is an important part of any democracy....

Is this how we want to be remembered in history?
Evarist Bartolo

The distinction between economic immigration and asylum seekers should be...

The distinction between economic immigration and asylum...

How did we go from ‘gender balance’, to… this?
Raphael Vassallo

  Getting more women into Parliament is one thing; but allowing...

  Getting more women into Parliament is one thing;...

Quotas by any other name…
Michael Falzon

If we are going to study what are the Constitutional amendments that Malta needs, why don’t we make one radical change rather than changing the...

If we are going to study what are the Constitutional...

What is the best way to achieve the pink wave in Malta?
Josanne Cassar

The more women there are in any posts or sectors, the more likely that girls...

The more women there are in any posts or sectors, the more...

A distraction purposely designed
Saviour Balzan

I will say this with some reluctance, but with much conviction: Delia’s fake signature saga is a distraction designed to deviate our attention away from...

I will say this with some reluctance, but with much...

Piracy is as piracy does

If a crime was committed, it took the form of attempting to return survivors to a place where they faced a well-founded fear of persecution

If a crime was committed, it took the form of attempting to...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's videoblog: Adrian Delia's troubles and no opposition
Saviour Balzan

Constrained to continuously defend himself and his actions, Adrian Delia is dragging down the PN with him

Constrained to continuously defend himself...

No one wants to live surrounded by rubbish
Josanne Cassar

One cannot realistically expect the population of this island to multiply in...

One cannot realistically expect the population of this...

Whose big idea was it to ‘discuss abortion’, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

A discernible popular movement has arisen to challenge the ‘taboo’...

A discernible popular movement has arisen to challenge the...