When it all starts crumbling down…
Josanne Cassar
As soon as the news hits the headlines and the public voices legitimate, justified concerns, the authorities automatically go on the defence with a knee-jerk response
Someone’s knockin’ at your door
Josanne Cassar
The relationship of the councils, with the central Government, is also dysfunctional and as residents look on in frustration, it just seems that they are always at war with each...
The tune has now changed to 'if you don’t like it leave'
Josanne Cassar

Apparently, you are not 'allowed' to say that Malta is no longer as...

Apparently, you are not 'allowed' to say that Malta...

How to abort a political party, five days before an election
Raphael Vassallo

I suppose, with only four days to go before a European election, it’s a...

I suppose, with only four days to go before a European...

What are they going to promise us next? Immortality?
Raphael Vassallo

A fair percentage of all the people I have ever known, and who are now dead,...

A fair percentage of all the people I have ever known, and...

Tax harmonisation: An early silly season
Michael Falzon

No Maltese MEP would vote for an EU-wide tax harmonisation in order to follow the group he or she belongs to. Maltese MEPs of whatever party have enough sense...

No Maltese MEP would vote for an EU-wide tax harmonisation...

I know! Let’s throw a bone to the environmentalists
Josanne Cassar

‘Open spaces’ is the latest buzzword in the greenwash policy

‘Open spaces’ is the latest buzzword in the...

The Maltese far right is a danger for all to see
Saviour Balzan

Lowell is a Nazi apologist who has called the Holocaust the ‘holy...

Lowell is a Nazi apologist who has called the Holocaust the...

‘In case of fire, argue about politics...’
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s face it: nobody is discussing the issues at the sizzling core of...

Let’s face it: nobody is discussing the issues at the...

Numbers never count when  arguments fail
Saviour Balzan

This time around, the middle or high officials in agencies and government structures and even private companies are willingly active in a culture of corruption...

This time around, the middle or high officials in agencies...

Tear down, excavate, develop, repeat
Josanne Cassar

A street can go from a place where “everyone knows your name” to an anonymous, faceless row of blocks of apartments of displaced people who have no...

A street can go from a place where “everyone knows...

Here’s how that €11.4 million could be better spent
Josanne Cassar

There is psychology at work here, where the government is attempting to foster...

There is psychology at work here, where the government is...

Central Link: government’s own policies ignored
Ralph Cassar

It is highly irresponsible if not downright stupid to build an expensive...

It is highly irresponsible if not downright stupid to build...

‘Politics not done by tweets’? Could have fooled me...
Raphael Vassallo

Matteo Salvini’s tweets somehow manage to combine the inane narcissism of...

Matteo Salvini’s tweets somehow manage to combine the...

Poverty and social exclusion statistics explained

The European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions explained and how they...

The European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions...

Carrots improve your eyesight at night…
Evarist Bartolo

We can’t just go backwards because falsehoods are gaining currency. It is...

We can’t just go backwards because falsehoods are...

Not all that glitters is gold in Gozitan healthcare
Simon Mizzi

The Gozo hospital privatisation process has so far been no more than a badly...

The Gozo hospital privatisation process has so far been no...

‘Tigers’ and ‘jaguars’... in the Serengeti?
Raphael Vassallo

I can perfectly understand why some people are so doggedly determined to...

I can perfectly understand why some people are so doggedly...

Playing the victim card
Michael Falzon

Politicians are over-using the victim card while not realising how they have become the laughing stock of the ordinary man in the street

Politicians are over-using the victim card while not...

Time to rediscover the roots of this ‘workers’ party’
Josanne Cassar

Is a life where we expect everyone to be treated equally, everyone to pay their...

Is a life where we expect everyone to be treated equally,...