Want to win Eurovision? Just get invaded by Russia, that’s all…
Raphael Vassallo
But then again… what would any of that even matter? We’d have ‘won the Eurovision Song Contest’, wouldn’t we? And, well, isn’t that the...
How BOV duped shareholders on Deiulemar affair for years
Arnold Cassola
These shareholders have had to bear the brunt of it all. What has been happening at BOV in the last years, and in these last 42 days?
The siege of Malta’s critical thought | Luke Fenech

To start fighting the long-standing problem of critical thinking in our...

To start fighting the long-standing problem of critical...

Writing the end of democracy | Aleks Farrugia

Striving for peace is also a display of courage, perhaps even more than the...

Striving for peace is also a display of courage, perhaps...

The land of sleeping policemen
Michael Falzon

The system has been so corrupted over the years that police do not need any prodding from politicians – they naturally sense when there is some political...

The system has been so corrupted over the years that police...

What Europeans want is ‘more democracy’… not ‘more Europe’
Raphael Vassallo

What was the reaction of the overwhelming majority of Brussels bureaucrats to a...

What was the reaction of the overwhelming majority of...

May the (Police) Force be with you
Josanne Cassar

Weeding out the bad ones is crucial if the public is ever going to feel that police officers who are there to ostensibly ensure that law and order are kept in...

Weeding out the bad ones is crucial if the public is ever...

Sins of the past and present blemishes
Saviour Balzan

Lino Farrugia is expected to stay on as CEO of the FKNK, because the guys around the table of that executive committee do not have the balls to sack him 

Lino Farrugia is expected to stay on as CEO of the FKNK,...

Funds for political parties? Sounds a lot like ‘State Aid’, to me…
Raphael Vassallo

Political parties have succeeded in benefiting only themselves, while ‘distorting the market’ through decades of maladministration…

Political parties have succeeded in benefiting only...

Finally, Gonzi’s ‘new way of doing politics’ gets a chance…
Raphael Vassallo

Bernard Grech now has a spectacular opportunity to actually deliver –...

Bernard Grech now has a spectacular opportunity to actually...

The PN’s financial woes – 2
Michael Falzon

I understand that subsequently efforts were made to reduce the debt, but they were hardly successful, with NET TV losing some €1 million annually –...

I understand that subsequently efforts were made to reduce...

Political parties which cannot live within their means
Josanne Cassar

Here are Malta’s two major political parties, the recipients of so many...

Here are Malta’s two major political parties, the...

The sins of the past, conveniently forgotten
Saviour Balzan

It is unfortunate that people who want to occupy the mediatic or political...

It is unfortunate that people who want to occupy the...

The Dalek invasion of Pietà…
Raphael Vassallo

Jason Azzopardi has set things up rather nicely for yet another ‘cliff-hanger’ final confrontation: in which either the Nationalist Party, or...

Jason Azzopardi has set things up rather nicely for...

A Putin shock to the world economy
Frank Psaila

Government has rightly committed itself to limit energy prices growth in 2022, although no government can cushion all inflationary effects

Government has rightly committed itself to limit energy...

Bringing workers’ rights into the future | Cyrus Engerer
Cyrus Engerer

As the world has increasingly changed, and technological advances have adapted...

As the world has increasingly changed, and technological...

Shocked at Elon Musk buying Twitter? Then you should also be ‘shocked’ at…
Raphael Vassallo

Since when has it become so very compulsory for absolutely everyone out there (and his dog, and his dog’s puppies, etc.) to even have any kind of opinion...

Since when has it become so very compulsory for absolutely...

The PN’s financial woes
Michael Falzon

Bernard Grech could prove to be a veritable safe pair of hands – and a godsend if he manages to restructure the PN’s financial arm

Bernard Grech could prove to be a veritable safe pair of...

Our toxic dependence on construction needs a public response
Saviour Balzan

We calculate success on how much money people make in money terms or how many...

We calculate success on how much money people make in money...

No country for old people
Josanne Cassar

Since banks have cut down on their staff and imposed more and more restrictions on what can be done at an actual bank, the ones left behind are the ones who...

Since banks have cut down on their staff and imposed more...