Are we back to business as usual?
Josanne Cassar
As we look to the future, will it also be business as usual in the way we treat foreign nationals when (or if) they come back here for work?
A consumption-driven recovery plan
Michael Falzon
Our government seems to be acting to ensure the statistical average can be reached while ignoring the plight of those who are going hungry
The reality of good governance | Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi

The Venice Commission has issued a positive report on our ambitious reforms. It...

The Venice Commission has issued a positive report on our...

No simple truth
Michael Falzon

Whatever the merits and demerits of Caruana Galizia’s blog, the fact is that she was on the right track in her hunt of the ramifications that became...

Whatever the merits and demerits of Caruana Galizia’s...

It was never about ‘ethical standards’, though, was it?
Raphael Vassallo

It seems that an undercurrent of Labour supporters can’t understand how a...

It seems that an undercurrent of Labour supporters...

The key to a bigger web of corruption
Saviour Balzan

The truth is that Yorgen Fenech is certainly no saint, but it is equally true that he could be the key to a more sinister web of corruption that is at the...

The truth is that Yorgen Fenech is certainly no saint, but...

The unique Maltese quirk of ‘tpaxxihomx’ (don’t give them the satisfaction)
Josanne Cassar

The reason why Konrad Mizzi still has such a following is not because these people are unable to understand that he did anything wrong, but because in the...

The reason why Konrad Mizzi still has such a following is...

Marcus Rashford, Black Lives Matter and a British premier who is out of his league
The Conversation

Chris Porter | Though football in the UK has its sectarian divides and distinct national allegiances, English football culture has traditionally tended to shy...

Chris Porter | Though football in the UK has its sectarian...

We don't need another hero. Just good governance
Josanne Cassar

We just need someone to steer this country towards a more sensible,...

We just need someone to steer this country towards a more...

The new PM's job
Michael Falzon

So we will have to judge the new Prime Minister by what he does in his first 100 days, rather than by what he has been reported saying during the run-up to the...

So we will have to judge the new Prime Minister by what he...

Adieu Muscat, now for some more fun
Saviour Balzan

We need to calibrate this society, bring things down to earth a little bit. Bring forward some normality, bring communities together, help build a pluralistic...

We need to calibrate this society, bring things down to...

Muscat’s stadium-filler farewell concert left voters thirsting for more. Abela won easily
Matthew Vella

The Grinch who stole Christmas and the Labour leadership...

The Grinch who stole Christmas and the Labour leadership...

The problem is not ‘the media’, it’s your behaviour in office
Josanne Cassar

'It is none of your business,' he told journalists when questioned...

'It is none of your business,' he told...

How about reforming the planning sector while we’re at it?
Raphael Vassallo

If granted, this permit will only serve as the starter pistol for the same old...

If granted, this permit will only serve as the starter...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Malta will not be a normal country with a new Labour leader
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Malta will still not be a normal country when it wakes up to a new prime minister on Monday

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Malta will still not be a...

The future is uncertain...  but it won’t be ‘united’
Raphael Vassallo

Still, the question remains. Will this last-ditch attempt at populism be enough...

Still, the question remains. Will this last-ditch attempt...

Welcoming the prodigal son
Michael Falzon

The lesson of the parable of the prodigal son is one lesson the PN should grasp and understand properly if it is to rise again from the doldrums it finds...

The lesson of the parable of the prodigal son is one lesson...

What not to say (or write)
Josanne Cassar

If we are going to ‘punish’ people for their activism or political involvement then we are in a sorrier state than ever

If we are going to ‘punish’ people for their...

Returning to the past
Saviour Balzan

Control is the anathema to modern-day politics and transparency, and it’s a wrong message to send

Control is the anathema to modern-day politics and...

Qasem Soleimani air strike: why this is a dangerous escalation of US assassination policy
The Conversation

This latest operation further undermines international and US domestic norms against assassination is certain to set more dangerous international precedents...

This latest operation further undermines international and...