If this is true...
Raphael Vassallo
It disgusts me to read that 14 short-toed eagles may have been shot illegally, so many years after the problem of illegal hunting was supposed to have been solved
Change is not an option | Edward Zammit Lewis
The 'us' versus 'them' siege mentality must be rejected once and for all through strict enforcement of the law and all other available tools. I am proud to form...
Never make anyone your 'god'
Josanne Cassar

It is natural to run through a gamut of overwhelming, conflicting emotions when we learn that someone we thought we could trust and whom we may have looked up...

It is natural to run through a gamut of overwhelming,...

Schroedinger’s sniffer dog
Raphael Vassallo

While there appears to be no way to control the proliferation of fake news on the social media, it is actually part of the mainstream media’s job to at...

While there appears to be no way to control the...

[WATCH] ‘There has been an attempt to obstruct justice. Muscat must resign’
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: It is clear that there has been an attempt of obstruction of justice. The prime minister must resign

Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: It is clear that there...

Zero-sum politics got us here, in our bare-minimum democracy
Ralph Cassar

At the end of the day a system based on two is the bare minimum in a democracy....

At the end of the day a system based on two is the bare...

Joseph Muscat and his landslide of moral bankruptcy
Karl Schembri

Muscat leaves a legacy of colossal moral bankruptcy that we won’t get out...

Muscat leaves a legacy of colossal moral bankruptcy that we...

Let the truth come out and let the chips fall as they may
Josanne Cassar

Muscat’s only option was to step down… it’s the best course...

Muscat’s only option was to step down…...

Woman + Politics = Prostitute
Raphael Vassallo

Ultimately the word is intended to hurt because it projects the victim as the utmost perversion of society’s (very male) ideal of...

Ultimately the word is intended to hurt because it projects...

Hoist with his own petard
Saviour Balzan

On Delia and money laundering: a very senior police source who talked to me lamented that this was an old case and it had yet to be ascertained if the...

On Delia and money laundering: a very senior police source...

Running away from intimacy  into a fake, simulated world
Josanne Cassar

They will be living as if they are on an island, where social media becomes...

They will be living as if they are on an island, where...

Iceland Christmas ad: barred, but it will help 2018 go down as the year of 'corporate caring'
The Conversation

Cathrine Jansson-Boyd • A cynical person might say Iceland is simply trying to increase its sales. But if the outcome is good – generating...

Cathrine Jansson-Boyd • A cynical person might say...

Striking a balance between the bad and the good
Josanne Cassar

When one balances the ‘good’ this administration has done with what...

When one balances the ‘good’ this...

Introducing your town’s new nig...  I mean, mayor
Raphael Vassallo

Who cares if Marsa really does one day elect an African councillor, or even an...

Who cares if Marsa really does one day elect an African...

Rent reform revisited: caution with fairness is the only way forward
Michael Falzon

It is definitely not the right time to ill-treat again this long-suffering...

It is definitely not the right time to ill-treat again this...

With Opposition partners like that...
Raphael Vassallo

Why does Partit Demokratiku think that tabling a ‘no-confidence motion in Konrad Mizzi’ was such a good idea? And why did they...

Why does Partit Demokratiku think that...

If only everyone who acts unethically were sacked just as quickly
Josanne Cassar

Are we really serious about firing people who behave badly? Then let’s...

Are we really serious about firing people who behave badly?...

Fearne on the frontline
Saviour Balzan

It does look rather strange to see Chris Fearne as a guest of honour at the Christmas lunch hosted by Zaren Vassallo

It does look rather strange to see Chris Fearne as a guest...

Want to make a real impact? Clamp down on the culpable
Josanne Cassar

Aside from the debate about the ethical implications of showing photos and...

Aside from the debate about the ethical implications of...

Après Joseph, what?
Michael Falzon

The popularity stakes will satisfy Labour’s backroom boys only when Miriam Dalli’s candidature takes off. Watch out for her electoral performance...

The popularity stakes will satisfy Labour’s backroom...