Holding up a mirror to Maltese society
Josanne Cassar
“Il-Ministru” is the key to their no-stress life and a guaranteed income, which explains the deference, the kowtowing, and the nauseating reverence with which...
On Joseph and Adrian
Saviour Balzan
The Nationalist MPs may need to remove Delia and put someone who brings together the factions and the middle-of-the-road voters to win and offer an alternative government
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...

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...

Five have a wonderful time  (at Castille)...
Raphael Vassallo

We are no longer allowed, it seems, to remind people of what they used to be...

We are no longer allowed, it seems, to remind people of...

Why we decided to publish footage of the construction site tragedy
Kurt Sansone

The easiest thing to do would have been to ignore it, trash it, and pretend it...

The easiest thing to do would have been to ignore it, trash...

Shrimp cocktail at the General Council
Saviour Balzan

What is needed is a clear vision and a realisation that nobody owes the PN anything. Nor to any other party

What is needed is a clear vision and a realisation that...

All hail the consumer culture
Josanne Cassar

When told to queue for the (free) organic bins and the waste separation bins, again came all the melodrama. Yet on Friday people battled traffic and fought...

When told to queue for the (free) organic bins and the...

Brexit political declaration: what it means for the future UK-EU relationship
The Conversation

Paul James Cardwell • Nothing in the document legally requires either the UK or the EU to do anything specific in the future. Things might happen, or...

Paul James Cardwell • Nothing in the document...

Giving up is not an option
Josanne Cassar

Speaking truth to power is a crucial element in a democracy. Sitting back, giving up and letting it all slide, is simply not an option when one is part of...

Speaking truth to power is a crucial element in a...

Two ‘rights’ sometimes make a ‘wrong’
Raphael Vassallo

Partisan considerationshave meant that the entire country pays an exorbitant...

Partisan considerationshave meant that the entire country...

The importance of  the Malta Book Festival
Mark Camilleri

We are driven by a passion for books, and our commitment is to see that our...

We are driven by a passion for books, and our commitment is...

Excellence at Wardija
Evarist Bartolo

These youngsters have been given opportunities where they can recognise their abilities through an entrepreneurial way. Without such help, it would have been...

These youngsters have been given opportunities where they...

The consummate juggler
Michael Falzon

What is at stake now is the Prime Minister's own future

What is at stake now is the Prime Minister's own future

‘We are all just prisoners here, of our own device’
Raphael Vassallo

If it’s a second (sorry, ‘final’) referendum you all want, by...

If it’s a second (sorry, ‘final’)...