I no longer trust Joseph Muscat
Saviour Balzan
Muscat was born in 1974 and maybe he cannot appreciate how the austerity and excessive centralisation and control of Dom Mintoff wrecked the party, the mediocrity of Mifsud...
[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | The Prime Minister’s me ne frego
Saviour Balzan
Looking back at 2019 throws up various events and circumstances that are worth discussing but everything pales into insignificance when compared to the political developments of...
Robert Abela has a tall order on good governance, but the economy beckons too
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan on Robert Abela • The new prime minister appears to be pressing the right buttons, but he also faces the challenge of keeping purchasing...

Saviour Balzan on Robert Abela • The new prime...

The strange case of Dr Robert and Mr Abela
Raphael Vassallo

It is indeed ‘a strange case’ to have two such totally antithetical...

It is indeed ‘a strange case’ to have two such...

Labour’s choice
Michael Falzon

Whether Muscat will ever regret having helped Abela to succeed him is for the future to decide – but the possibility is certainly there

Whether Muscat will ever regret having helped Abela to...

It does not take much effort to do the right thing after all
Pressing the right buttons
Saviour Balzan

Robert Abela promised continuity, but in reality he has shown that he wants to detach himself from the Muscat hegemony and I would not be too surprised if he...

Robert Abela promised continuity, but in reality he has...

Building the foundation of a resilient community
Kahin Ismail

It is in the everyday actions of the public, and the work of dedicated members...

It is in the everyday actions of the public, and the work...

It all starts from literacy
Evarist Bartolo

These are the types of programmes which have helped us achieve improved literacy rates, reduce early school-leaving and strengthen student attainment figures

These are the types of programmes which have helped us...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: The election issues...
Saviour Balzan

The environment, abortion, the economy and the lack of a charismatic unifying...

The environment, abortion, the economy and the lack of a...

How to (accidentally) legalise abortion in Malta...
Raphael Vassallo

The PN must be banking a very great deal on the success of this strategy, if...

The PN must be banking a very great deal on the success of...

Transparency and accountability: No cheap solutions
Michael Falzon

The declared intention of moving towards negotiating procedures in public...

The declared intention of moving towards negotiating...

Grounded in truth
Saviour Balzan

Beyond the theatrics of Magistrate Joe Mifsud, the judiciary has also acted correctly and without fear or favour – often to the detriment of the Labour...

Beyond the theatrics of Magistrate Joe Mifsud, the...

Keeping it real with those billboard messages
Josanne Cassar

I realise it is not easy to come up with snappy, snazzy slogans which fit on a...

I realise it is not easy to come up with snappy, snazzy...

This is not an environmental policy. This is showboating
Wayne Flask

I like trees and all that, but the extension to the Ta’ Qali...

I like trees and all that, but the extension to...

The return of the Brussels abortion scare
Kurt Sansone

In a re-run of history, the main actors have traded places as the PN dangles...

In a re-run of history, the main actors have traded places...

The rise of Nazism is not a ‘protest vote’
Raphael Vassallo

The days when Malta was largely homogenous – all Christian, all...

The days when Malta was largely homogenous – all...

When private parties spill over into public streets
Josanne Cassar

Although I joked about the amount of flesh on display in Qawra at the beginning...

Although I joked about the amount of flesh on display in...

Beyond the flags there’s another country
Evarist Bartolo

Have you ever heard of one proposal from the PN in two years? You'd think a...

Have you ever heard of one proposal from the PN in two...

The ghosts of Labour past
Michael Falzon

In the early 1970s, the then Labour adminstration failed to appoint the Constitutional Court as a means to pressure the Opposition into agreeing with the...

In the early 1970s, the then Labour adminstration failed to...