The EU must recognise the realities of Mediterranean member states | Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi
It is imperative the EU gives due consideration to the Mediterranean perspectives
Captain Morgan migrant fiasco: No more ‘Mr Tough Guy’…
Raphael Vassallo
Malta can no longer play the 'Tough Guy' card, when it comes to gambling with the lives and safety of human beings caught up in the ongoing immigration tragedy
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...

Never make anyone your 'god'
Josanne Cassar

It is natural to run through a gamut of overwhelming, conflicting emotions when we learn that someone we thought we could trust and whom we may have looked up...

It is natural to run through a gamut of overwhelming,...

Schroedinger’s sniffer dog
Raphael Vassallo

While there appears to be no way to control the proliferation of fake news on the social media, it is actually part of the mainstream media’s job to at...

While there appears to be no way to control the...

[WATCH] ‘There has been an attempt to obstruct justice. Muscat must resign’
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: It is clear that there has been an attempt of obstruction of justice. The prime minister must resign

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: It is clear that there...

Zero-sum politics got us here, in our bare-minimum democracy
Ralph Cassar

At the end of the day a system based on two is the bare minimum in a democracy....

At the end of the day a system based on two is the bare...

Joseph Muscat and his landslide of moral bankruptcy
Karl Schembri

Muscat leaves a legacy of colossal moral bankruptcy that we won’t get out...

Muscat leaves a legacy of colossal moral bankruptcy that we...

Let the truth come out and let the chips fall as they may
Josanne Cassar

Muscat’s only option was to step down… it’s the best course...

Muscat’s only option was to step down…...

We did not vote you in for this. You have no mandate
Saviour Balzan

I could never have imagined that we had a monster at the heart of a government...

I could never have imagined that we had a monster at the...

There is more than ‘closure’ at stake here
Raphael Vassallo

Besides: I would also like to think that, if Daphne’s murder served also...

Besides: I would also like to think that, if Daphne’s...

A tangled web
Michael Falzon

As Sir Walter Scott put it in one of his works, one lie leads to more – just as a spider weaves a web

As Sir Walter Scott put it in one of his works, one lie...

Saying it as it is: Muscat had to put Schembri under investigation
Saviour Balzan

The chief-of-staff Keith Schembri deceived his political colleagues and so many...

The chief-of-staff Keith Schembri deceived his political...

We are in a state of abnormality. Muscat must go
Matthew Vella / James Debono / Kurt Sansone

Muscat can no longer command the moral authority a prime minister requires to...

Muscat can no longer command the moral authority a prime...

This is not about red or blue. It’s about Malta’s future
Josanne Cassar

And that reality is simple: after what happened on Tuesday, we cannot go on as...

And that reality is simple: after what happened on Tuesday,...