Italy’s first woman PM?
Michael Falzon
A Meloni administration will try to force the migration issue and hence controversies with Malta are bound to increase, perhaps even more than has already happened in the past...
Inflation hits indiscriminately, but hurts discriminately | Peter G Pace O’Shea
Overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and an effective peace process in Ukraine are the ideal solutions to harness inflation and its negative effects
Explained: Putin ‘nuclear option’ speech ups ante but shows Russia’s weakness
The Conversation

Stefan Wolff: Putin is not winning on the ground in Ukraine. His latest desperate attempt to raise the stakes is the clearest signal of this yet –...

Stefan Wolff: Putin is not winning on the ground in...

Failing to enact the Equality Act leaves workers vulnerable to abuse | Claria Cutajar

Powerful entities with copious financial resources and extensive networks among the traditional elite used their influence to stop a legal reform that would...

Powerful entities with copious financial resources and...

‘Free beer all day… TOMORROW!’
Raphael Vassallo

After a summer dominated by complaints of Comino being overcrowded, flooded with deckchairs, and full of litter, minister Clayton Bartolo said...

After a summer dominated by complaints of Comino being...

Air Malta is also ‘too big to fail’…
Raphael Vassallo

Oh well. At least, it doesn’t change that one part we all agree on....

Oh well. At least, it doesn’t change that one part we...

Rising above partisan interests and personal legacies | Marisa Xuereb

It is in the interest of a healthy and competitive economy that lobbying occurs...

It is in the interest of a healthy and competitive economy...

The Queen is dead... long live whoever is next
Michael Falzon

Only time will tell whether the British monarchy will continue slowly changing...

Only time will tell whether the British monarchy will...

Revisiting our rituals
Andrew Azzopardi

We are witnessing an increase in loneliness of more than 11% and another increase of 2.9% in the severely lonely since 2019

We are witnessing an increase in loneliness of more than...

The cannabis leap: perspectives from the field | Clyde Preston

Despite the legislative changes, issues identified by practitioners back in...

Despite the legislative changes, issues identified by...

‘I did NOT have political relations, with that responsibility…’
Raphael Vassallo

For let’s face it: I am hardly the first to point out a certain...

For let’s face it: I am hardly the first to point out...

The honeymoon is over
Michael Falzon

Protests are many times justified and needed if our democracy is to survive but there is an unintended consequence of their actions: they indirectly add to the...

Protests are many times justified and needed if our...

‘Long Live The… Quing!’
Raphael Vassallo

Ah, but with our newly-coined, gender-neutral noun in place… Hey presto! All those linguistic dilemmas are just… GONE. ‘The Quing is...

Ah, but with our newly-coined, gender-neutral noun in...

The stark reality
Miriam Dalli

Our conscious price stability policy decision comes with a hefty cost to public coffers but the stark reality is that it would have been much more costly for...

Our conscious price stability policy decision comes with a...

The nightmares when dealing with supply chains in the health sector | Denise Borg Manche

All stakeholders can work together towards improving the processes and taking informed decisions to ultimately bring the medication to the patient at the right...

All stakeholders can work together towards improving the...

You don’t have to be a Royalist to be touched by the Queen’s death
Josanne Cassar

Maybe it’s a generational thing, but I find that there are far too many people who lack any respect and are desperately trying to be comedians on...

Maybe it’s a generational thing, but I find that...

Orgy and anarchy
Saviour Balzan

Elderly people, normal people not bemused with fireworks and animals are traumatised by the celebration of noise

Elderly people, normal people not bemused with fireworks...

‘The Greater Flamingo Massacre’… again
Raphael Vassallo

So not only did government fling that dreaded ‘door’ wide open, in...

So not only did government fling that dreaded...

The coexistence we need
Cyrus Engerer

If we have green alternatives, should we not cater for them in the ways that we cater for other vehicles?

If we have green alternatives, should we not cater for them...

A maze of government-owned bodies
Michael Falzon

To my mind, the Criminal Code reserves its harshest punishments to public officers, as there is a specific reference to bribery that applies only in their case

To my mind, the Criminal Code reserves its harshest...