Have you seen any trickle-down? I doubt it
Michael Falzon
The Sette Giugno riots pushed forward Malta’s quest for a representative government, and cannot be dismissed just as a violent protest by a bunch of criminals – as...
[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Joe Saliba is in no position to pontificate
Saviour Balzan
The man who left the Nationalist Party with a mountain of debt has come back to tell the party the future is bleak
To lecture us about democracy, you have to be democratic…
Raphael Vassallo

Rob democracy of the fundamental principle of opposition, and what remains...

Rob democracy of the fundamental principle of opposition,...

No checks, no balances: why a whole system needs rethinking
Michael Falzon

We need radical changes in Malta’s executive and legislative structures...

We need radical changes in Malta’s executive and...

The third language: giving students the cutting edge for tomorrow’s world
Evarist Bartolo

Our job is not to force students in studying this or that subject but to guide and educate students in the subjects that will give them a cutting edge in...

Our job is not to force students in studying this or that...

What will forcing another foreign language really achieve?
Josanne Cassar

Maltese education is not geared towards producing leaders, innovators or free...

Maltese education is not geared towards producing leaders,...

A shake-up in Brussels
Matthew Bugeja

At a time in which the EU is facing challenges from inside and outside of its borders, EU leaders have turned to highly political individuals to pave the path...

At a time in which the EU is facing challenges from inside...

It is much easier to destroy than to create
Raphael Vassallo

The Adrian Delia faction is visibly stronger than its detractors; and this is...

The Adrian Delia faction is visibly stronger than its...

A case of conspiracy fatigue
Michael Falzon

Do I see a conspiracy here? Of course not: all that would be correct and above board so long as it was not Malta’s Attorney General making similar...

Do I see a conspiracy here? Of course not: all that would...

Midnight in the garden of good and evil
Raphael Vassallo

Did the PN genuinely believe the truth in the Egrant allegation, when it so unwisely hitched its entire fate to that one issue? Or did it just shrug its...

Did the PN genuinely believe the truth in the Egrant...

Delia must get the Opposition in shape
Saviour Balzan

This is not about being a President of a football club where you occasionally write your thoughts in a badly scripted poem, this is politics. And politics is...

This is not about being a President of a football club...

And what if no one wants to use the metro / monorail either?
Josanne Cassar

It is all very well to come up with glossy, futuristic designs of what this...

It is all very well to come up with glossy, futuristic...

Greed begets sludge
Ralph Cassar

Sludge from tuna farms has polluted bathing areas as the growth philosophy allows big business to get greedier at the expense of ordinary people’s...

Sludge from tuna farms has polluted bathing areas as the...

When a newsroom gets it wrong, the public deserves an apology
Josanne Cassar

With the Egrant story in particular, an apology should be...

With the Egrant story in particular, an...

Turkeys clamouring for Christmas
Raphael Vassallo

The PN cannot keep insisting on Mizzi and Schembri’s resignation, when Simon Busuttil – now embroiled in an infinitely worse scandal –...

The PN cannot keep insisting on Mizzi and Schembri’s...

Egrant… and bread and butter issues
Frank Psaila

The Nationalist Party was wrong about Egrant, and it had to admit that to move forward

The Nationalist Party was wrong about Egrant, and it had to...

History will be damning
Evarist Bartolo

If Simon Busuttil had won the 2017 election based on a lie we would have a crisis on our hands nothing short of catastrophic

If Simon Busuttil had won the 2017 election based on a lie...

The ‘burden of proof’ still applies, you know
Raphael Vassallo

Our newly discovered ‘burden of proof’ applies just as much to this...

Our newly discovered ‘burden of proof’ applies...

Rushing recklessly to judgement
Michael Falzon

People who insist that Egrant belongs to the Prime Minister’s wife have come up with a lot of silly excuses because they do not want to accept the truth

People who insist that Egrant belongs to the Prime...

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...