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 little too late to do anything about it now. The PD is going to have to somehow limp and hobble its...
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, died specifically of cancer, in one form or another. Would any of them still be around today, I...
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...

We must tackle the culture of bullying and intimidation of LGBTIQ people in schools
Evarist Bartolo

I believe that we have a lot to learn from the experience of other countries when dealing with similar issues

I believe that we have a lot to learn from the experience...

Government protecting developers at  public expense? Gee, what a surprise…
Raphael Vassallo

In the case of Gwardamangia, three Cabinet ministers – Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia, Infrastructure Minister Ian Borg and Social Solidarity...

In the case of Gwardamangia, three Cabinet ministers...

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...

As soon as the news hits the headlines and the public...

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...

The relationship of the councils, with the central...

Spelling mitsakes are the least of the prolbem
Raphael Vassallo

If the PN’s strategy to win an election is to simply metamorphose into...

If the PN’s strategy to win an election is to simply...

There are still bedrooms and living rooms around Malta without a single book in sight
Evarist Bartolo

While there is a good deal more awareness about the importance of reading than a few years ago, there is still much to be achieved

While there is a good deal more awareness about the...

Ingrid was right
Kurt Sansone

It was a bad start for the PN’s European parliament election campaign made worse by the party’s inability to instil hope

It was a bad start for the PN’s European parliament...

The ideal MEP is a bridge-builder, a nerd and a good communicator
Peter Agius

Look for a bridge-builder, a nerdy eye for detail and technicalities, and...

Look for a bridge-builder, a nerdy eye for detail and...

No, the MDA is not a set-up made up of greedy persons
Michael Falzon

Contrary to the short-sighted perception that the MDA is just a set-up made up...

Contrary to the short-sighted perception that the MDA is...

‘Reporters Without Braincells’, more like it...
Raphael Vassallo

Last I looked, reporters have an obligation to seek confirmation of...

Last I looked, reporters have an obligation to seek...

The Pete Buttigieg phenomenon: Feeling proud by association
Josanne Cassar

At a time when things in Malta are going more pear-shaped by the second, I look...

At a time when things in Malta are going more pear-shaped...

Why is it so difficult to show restraint rather than rushing to blame?
Josanne Cassar

It is at times like this those in authority need to demonstrate sensitivity and tact rather than come across as being more concerned that their own image is...

It is at times like this those in authority need to...