Malta’s newest party: the non-voters
The end result suggests that there is a widespread, groundswell, popular movement, that seems to be waiting for nothing more than a serious, dynamic, and – above all –...
‘Welcome to Tropico… I mean, Malta…’
Raphael Vassallo
At which point, the question does have to be asked: who is really ‘cheating’ whom, in this political game? The ‘politician-seller’… or the...
Open arms that open doors: autism friendly spaces
Julia Farrugia Portelli

Establishments who are committed “Autism Friendly Spaces” make sure...

Establishments who are committed “Autism Friendly...

‘These words will cost ten thousand [votes] this day…’
Raphael Vassallo

Now: do I really need to remind the audience, that the ‘great...

Now: do I really need to remind the audience, that the...

COVID rules and mixed messages

Ultimately, government’s disregard of infringements by its own agencies, only nullifies its own message of safety and discipline

Ultimately, government’s disregard of infringements...

Record-breaking results on waste in two years of reform
Aaron Farrugia

The achievements of the hard work undertaken in the last two years are evidence...

The achievements of the hard work undertaken in the last...

Whose side is Robert Abela on, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

On the contrary: for the past 18 years, the PN has been consistently asking for our vote… simply because ‘it exists’ (and, of course,...

On the contrary: for the past 18 years, the PN has been...

Robert’s surreal administration
Michael Falzon

Meanwhile expect different messages from the Labour Party – a message to appease the ‘Muscat can do no wrong’ supporters and a message to...

Meanwhile expect different messages from the Labour Party...

A victory for women’s autonomy
Isabel Stabile

Isabel Stabile | When deciding to deny patients access to medicines to which they have a right, pharmacists should state the scientific rationale on which they...

Isabel Stabile | When deciding to deny patients access to...

That’s not very sporting of you, Minister Fearne
Josanne Cassar

Josanne Cassar | The fact that throughout these two years, sports has not...

Josanne Cassar | The fact that throughout these two...

The best of both worlds? | Alex Muscat

Those that move on to other territories will become ambassadors for Malta, encouraging others to live here or do business here

Those that move on to other territories will become...

Upstanding citizens following the rules
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan | Next time the government comes out with a call for voluntary vaccination in the midst of another serious medical crisis, they should not...

Saviour Balzan | Next time the government comes out with a...

A disgraceful déjà vu

Editorial | While it is important to ask the right questions; it is equally important to adopt the right behaviour, if the PAC is genuinely concerned with...

Editorial | While it is important to ask the right...

How many more women will it take?
Angele Deguara

Women are unsafe in the park; they are unsafe in the streets; they are unsafe in their own homes. Where, if anywhere, are women safe?

Women are unsafe in the park; they are unsafe in the...

‘Snow White and the Seven Shapeless, Formless, Nameless and Utterly Inoffensive Little… Things’
Raphael Vassallo

Once again, I invoke the ancient gods to succour me, in this moment of my ordeal… but… by Toutatis, that must be the single, goddamned STUPIDEST...

Once again, I invoke the ancient gods to succour me, in...

Not fighting the mafia, is what makes a ‘Mafia State’

Politicians on both sides must show less pride and more maturity at this...

Politicians on both sides must show less pride and more...

Breaking the wheel: unlocking the secrecy of party financing is crucial
Robert Louis Fenech

Political parties raise millions on television marathons. Mass meetings are held with concert-grade sound systems and stages. But do we know where the money...

Political parties raise millions on television marathons....

‘The Transfiguration of Roberta Metsola’
Raphael Vassallo

Roberta Metsola now faces far more criticism (and altogether more savage, too)...

Roberta Metsola now faces far more criticism (and...

What a mise en scène!
Michael Falzon

Is Muscat trying to pre-empt any moves against him that Abela might be reserving for after the election?

Is Muscat trying to pre-empt any moves against him that...

Up, up and away: the Air Malta saga
Josanne Cassar

If it feels like we have been hearing about the demise of Air Malta for years, it is because we have

If it feels like we have been hearing about the demise of...