What can empty chairs do about freedom of expression?
Raphael Vassallo
Ana Gomes was talking to a bunch of empty chairs, too. And empty chairs cannot be blamed for not caring very much about things like ‘evidence’… can they?
Right-wing populists have a plan to upset the European consensus
Michael Falzon
There is no doubt that right-wing populist movements and related political parties are gaining ground in many EU member states
Why not just put those six seats up for sale?
Raphael Vassallo

In all the years I’ve been following Maltese politics – and I voted...

In all the years I’ve been following Maltese politics...

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...

Macbeth, the Lady, and the witches
Saviour Balzan

For years to come, Caruana Galizia’s Egrant affair and the connivance of the PN will be a textbook case of rotten journalism, and politics

For years to come, Caruana Galizia’s Egrant affair...

The Egrant fall-out has  affected both parties
Josanne Cassar

If those who perpetuated and fanned the flames of this lie are now suddenly...

If those who perpetuated and fanned the flames of this lie...

The siege of Attard… and Malta
Ralph Cassar

Policies based on the now and with no view of the future. Policies which are a continuation of the development frenzy and car-centred transport policies of the...

Policies based on the now and with no view of the future....

Can you handle the truth?
Josanne Cassar

Jaħasra, if Magistrate Bugeja only knew how many homegrown experts he had at his fingertips on FB, he could have saved the taxpayers piles of money and...

Jaħasra, if Magistrate Bugeja only knew how many homegrown...

There’s method in the madness
Evarist Bartolo

People feel disillusioned by the form of politics which has prevailed over the past twenty years which says the right words, dresses the right way but...

People feel disillusioned by the form of politics which has...

‘No one forges documents to uncover the truth’
Raphael Vassallo

In this particular case, the intention could only have been to completely...

In this particular case, the intention could only have been...

Creating a centre for books in Valletta
Mark Camilleri

As more people opted to buy books online, local bookshops took a hit and Maltese consumers increasingly became less exposed to Maltese books

As more people opted to buy books online, local bookshops...

Standing up for journalism before it’s too late
Yannick Pace

Yannick Pace, Chris Peregin, Tim Diacono • For the public and key...

Yannick Pace, Chris Peregin, Tim Diacono • For the...

Is it cos they isn’t black?
Raphael Vassallo

Which streets did she walk through, I wonder? And who the hell did she talk to? It certainly couldn’t have been anyone who happens to share her prejudice...

Which streets did she walk through, I wonder? And who the...

Another brick in the wall
Michael Falzon

This is just another brick in the wall of some castle that is continually being expanded

This is just another brick in the wall of some castle that...

[WATCH] A sense of vindication
Saviour Balzan

Aaron Bugeja’s inquiry report leaves very little hope to those who wished the allegations against the Prime Minister and his wife to be true, Saviour...

Aaron Bugeja’s inquiry report leaves very little hope...

Our fascination with bling
Josanne Cassar

News websites are also sliding down this slippery slope in running PR pieces thinly disguised as ‘news’, in exchange for often hefty sponsorships

News websites are also sliding down this slippery slope in...