Leave the patients out of it
Saviour Balzan
Paul Pace should leave the patients out of it. Punishing them in the name of justified industrial action, would be simply criminal
Why Adrian Delia can still win, in spite of everything
Raphael Vassallo
I don’t think I’ve ever seen a party leader – either Nationalist or Labour – who has had to contend with even a fraction of the hurdles and obstacles...
Plastic bottle recycling: a significant culture change
Aaron Farrugia

On all levels, the introduction of this scheme stands as a testament to our...

On all levels, the introduction of this scheme stands as a...

'Never tell me the odds'...
Raphael Vassallo

Once again, it is not exactly an easy outcome to accurately predict – there are, after all, major ‘cost-benefit’ considerations either way...

Once again, it is not exactly an easy outcome to accurately...

No use hiding information, because it will come out anyway
Josanne Cassar

It is only if health authorities are immediately upfront about how the virus is...

It is only if health authorities are immediately upfront...

Boris concocts a sour borscht
Michael Falzon

The Internal Markets Bill is still a hotch-potch solution that does not rule out the possibility of the UK becoming a rogue state

The Internal Markets Bill is still a hotch-potch solution...

A free press? Time to talk about media financing
Ralph Cassar

There is no one ‘truth’. Party TV stations should go. Public...

There is no one ‘truth’. Party TV stations...

Drawing clear lines for equality | Charles Pace

While government selects many public servants on the basis of personal trust,...

While government selects many public servants on the basis...

Tourists behaving badly are a threat to global tourism, and the industry is partly to blame
The Conversation

Freya Higgins-Desbiolles • The increasing prevalance of the badly behaved tourist, either in reality or simply as cultural meme, presents a serious...

Freya Higgins-Desbiolles • The increasing...

Are exams producing quality students?
Josanne Cassar

While I can understand that some parents are alarmed at the prospect of no more benchmarking exams at Year Six, I have never really been able to grasp the...

While I can understand that some parents are alarmed at the...

Let’s razzle dazzle them, with some PR
Josanne Cassar

Did you blink and think you missed this clamping down on construction sites? No, because it just didn’t happen

Did you blink and think you missed this clamping down on...

‘Leadership cults’ are the last thing the PN needs
Raphael Vassallo

Now is not the time for ‘glorious leaders’; now is the time for a...

Now is not the time for ‘glorious leaders’; now...

No more blazers and ties. Learning should be about happiness
Evarist Bartolo

In schools the focus of the structure is obviously education and learning. But...

In schools the focus of the structure is obviously...

You’re either a magistrate, or a TV celebrity. You can’t be both...
Raphael Vassallo

Magistrate Joe Mifsud starts out his judgment with a typical ‘Thought of the Day’: an entirely random “warning against the harmful effects of...

Magistrate Joe Mifsud starts out his judgment with a...

What are the PN’s prospects for the future? The sad reply is zilch
Michael Falzon

The MP's behaviour is nothing short of obnoxious and selfish. They just saw...

The MP's behaviour is nothing short of obnoxious and...

The messenger with forged documents resigns
Saviour Balzan

What is sure is that Portelli worked endlessly with the PN before 2017 to make...

What is sure is that Portelli worked endlessly with the PN...

‘I’ll defend my party to the end’ (even if I suffer as a result)
Josanne Cassar

It is us who give politicians power by entrusting them with our vote. Why should we have any qualms about withdrawing our support once we feel we have...

It is us who give politicians power by entrusting them with...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: On people power and Adrian Delia
Saviour Balzan

From ordinary people protesting against the construction spree to the internal...

From ordinary people protesting against the construction...

‘The threat is too great’
Raphael Vassallo

Does a young woman really have to be executed or dismembered, before we understand that this is not something a functional democracy can afford to ignore?

Does a young woman really have to be executed or...

Once in a while the citizen wins
Josanne Cassar

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people forget stupid partisan politics as they did in this case, and work together for a common cause, they...

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people...