And then he came tumbling down
Saviour Balzan
Not all the media treated Labour and the Muscats unfairly; more importantly, Michelle Muscat’s real concern should have been the overly close fraternal relationship between...
Is NATO still relevant? Only if it comes into the 21st century
Matthew Bugeja
NATO is still relevant, but only if it redefines itself for 21st century warfighting, against both state, and non-state actors alike
‘Continuity’ works both ways
Raphael Vassallo

For Abela did not merely promise ‘continuity’ of Joseph Muscat’s economic or social policies; he also promised ‘continuity’...

For Abela did not merely promise...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan: What will Robert Abela’s priorities as PM be?
Saviour Balzan

Will Robert Abela tackle the problems of Malta’s deteriorating environment, good governance, transparency and accountability, and conflicts of interest?

Will Robert Abela tackle the problems of Malta’s...

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...

Happy St Patrick’s Day… in St Julian’s!
Raphael Vassallo

By my count, I’d say half a dozen strategically sited belfries would be...

By my count, I’d say half a dozen strategically sited...

Progressives have to stop rolling their eyes at voters
Evarist Bartolo

The progressives must understand a cardinal point in politics: the voters are...

The progressives must understand a cardinal point in...

Russia’s meddling strategy in Europe
Michael Falzon

The man behind the Brexit referendum funding scandal, Aaron Banks, is being criminally investigated about Leave.EU’s funding sources as foreign...

The man behind the Brexit referendum funding scandal, Aaron...

And we call animals ‘wild’…
Raphael Vassallo

If you want to pay for the privilege of watching a psychologically traumatized Siberian tiger, pacing miserably about in a confined, mostly-concrete...

If you want to pay for the privilege of watching a...

Don’t be impolite and ask about sources
Saviour Balzan

It seems that Andreotti’s association with the Mafia, and his implication...

It seems that Andreotti’s association with the Mafia,...

No one told you life  would ever be this way
Josanne Cassar

In all other respects, however, we seem to be heading in the same direction...

In all other respects, however, we seem to be heading in...

The terror of climate change is transforming young people's identity
The Conversation

Blanche Verlie | As adults, we would do well to recognise the necessity of...

Blanche Verlie | As adults, we would do well to...

Climate change: a climate scientist answers questions from teenagers
The Conversation

“How long is the planet going to last? I heard it was 12...

“How long is the planet going to last? I heard it was...

[WATCH] Ronnie Pellegrini did not deserve a keyboard lynching
Saviour Balzan

Ronnie Pellegrini may have been Lorry Sant’s man, but he did not deserve...

Ronnie Pellegrini may have been Lorry Sant’s man, but...

Groomed to perfection
Josanne Cassar

It is always difficult to see icons which you would have once admired being shown in an unflattering light - the same happened to many of us when Bill Cosby...

It is always difficult to see icons which you would have...

The ex-ministers’ club
Raphael Vassallo

If you view it only as a glorified ‘ex-Ministers’ club’… well, you can’t expect the rest of us to be enthusiastic about...

If you view it only as a glorified...

Malta faces challenge of an overflow of jobs and high growth
Evarist Bartolo

Success breeds a new set of challenges, but they are challenges that with a...

Success breeds a new set of challenges, but they are...