Labour at a crossroads
Evarist Bartolo
In these difficult times we must strive for reason against passion and hatred; for patriotism rather than partisanship, and above all work together for the common good
Will Labour come clean? It surely cannot have it both ways
Michael Falzon
So long as Muscat clings to his position as Prime Minister, the cleaning up cannot be pursued with the Herculean energy that is needed
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...

The Dubaification of the construction industry
Michael Falzon

Unfortunately, this is the downside of cosmopolitan Malta – and the buck...

Unfortunately, this is the downside of cosmopolitan Malta...

It takes tuna to tango...
Raphael Vassallo

Ah yes. The small matter of why an investigation into Malta’s tuna industry took place all those yonks ago in 2010, but was unaccountably (in all senses...

Ah yes. The small matter of why an investigation into...

Your name is your stamp of identity for life
Josanne Cassar

However, for the children themselves, this name is their ‘label’;...

However, for the children themselves, this name is their...

Wanted: A brain transplant
Saviour Balzan

The writing is on the wall… the PN needs a transplant of the soul and of the brain

The writing is on the wall… the PN needs a...

Students should be righting what is wrong, not perpetuating it
Josanne Cassar

But here, where students are paid to study and for the most part still live at...

But here, where students are paid to study and for the most...

If politicians won’t discuss policy issues… why do they even exist?
Raphael Vassallo

There is, after all, no point in choosing between different parties or candidates, if they’re all equally hellbent on keeping everything exactly as it is

There is, after all, no point in choosing between different...

[WATCH] The great abortion row of 2019
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan on the abortion debate debacle inside Alternattiva Demokratika, and the recent Cabinet meeting at Salini

Saviour Balzan on the abortion debate debacle inside...

How Malta turned the tables  on the labour market
Evarist Bartolo

As our economy continues to grow we will continue being asked to answer new...

As our economy continues to grow we will continue being...

The Devil came down to Bormla...
Raphael Vassallo

If the Devil really did exist… which initiative would he consider more worthwhile? Precipitating a global catastrophe costing millions of lives…...

If the Devil really did exist… which initiative...

Security in public schools
Michael Falzon

Many incidents can easily be avoided if school management is more efficient than it currently is

Many incidents can easily be avoided if school management...

Why Mina is right, and Arnold is not
Saviour Balzan

Now that Mina Tolu made a very sensible and moderate attempt at addressing the abortion taboo, Cassola expected AD's executive committee to disassociate...

Now that Mina Tolu made a very sensible and moderate...

We are the world
Josanne Cassar

It seems to me that we want others to accept us as we are, as it suits us, but we refuse to offer them the same courtesy

It seems to me that we want others to accept us as we are,...