Is the Caruana Galizia public inquiry really working?
Saviour Balzan
The public inquiry seems to be a show of naïveté about what has been happening in the political world in Malta, on the powers of our political leaders, and on the...
Public sentiment does not grow in a vacuum
Josanne Cassar
The ongoing public inquiry into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, which seems to be placing anyone who remotely criticised or disagreed with her under suspicion, is leaving...
One month on... how much longer can this be sustained?
Josanne Cassar

This weird reality has quickly separated the country into different types of...

This weird reality has quickly separated the country into...

Alla illiberani
Saviour Balzan

Robert Abela will decide whether he is any different a leader to Eddie Fenech Adami, Lawrence Gonzi, or Joseph Muscat, the people who played the pipers’...

Robert Abela will decide whether he is any different a...

In it together | Helena Grech

This is really the time for unity, notwithstanding any initial hiccups at the start of such an unprecedented challenge

This is really the time for unity, notwithstanding any...

Enforcement cannot just be for lesser mortals
Raphael Vassallo

More importantly, however, there are limits to our country’s logistical...

More importantly, however, there are limits to our...

Future-proofing our societies
Miriam Dalli

Our people are resilient and entrepreneurial and can adapt to change when they have to. This crisis showed us how society can transform itself in a very short...

Our people are resilient and entrepreneurial and can adapt...

‘Swift action’? By the EU? You’ve got to be kidding me...
Raphael Vassallo

How would I react if I were a resident of Bergamo, or Milan, or Cremona, or...

How would I react if I were a resident of Bergamo, or...

The story behind the story
Michael Falzon

The recent revelations about a very recent rising ‘star’ whose blog became notorious for its stances against Adrian Delia were no surprise to me....

The recent revelations about a very recent rising...

You can’t pick and choose your historical past...
Raphael Vassallo

How much of this or that version of history is actually correct? How much of...

How much of this or that version of history is actually...

No false alarm
Saviour Balzan

If Muscat really cared he would act to ensure corrective measures are taken to ensure sustainability for Maltese newsrooms of independent media houses

If Muscat really cared he would act to ensure corrective...

Malta, do we have a gambling problem?
Josanne Cassar

While there are no exact statistics on the extent of the problem, the fact that the helpline 1777 is now open 24/7 is an indication that it is a considerable...

While there are no exact statistics on the extent of the...

Politicians without a plan: who prepared us for the labour influx and construction madness?
Josanne Cassar

Muscat would have never been elected had he called for 40,000 more foreign workers, land reclamation, or pledged the sale of St George’s Bay in...

Muscat would have never been elected had he called for...

‘Truth be told’… in a post-truth age
Raphael Vassallo

How Pierre Portelli could claim to be ‘alarmed’ to discover that...

How Pierre Portelli could claim to be ‘alarmed’...

[WATCH] Why Manuel Delia cannot be believed
Saviour Balzan

Between ghostwriting for Adrian Delia and campaigning for good governance,...

Between ghostwriting for Adrian Delia and campaigning for...

Everyone asked about Buffon but nobody asked about Gigi
Evarist Bartolo

Mental health is probably the most misunderstood disease and is subject to...

Mental health is probably the most misunderstood disease...

Vitals: a crooked deal with malice aforethought
Michael Falzon

Whichever way you look at these deals, one can only conclude that Vitals was...

Whichever way you look at these deals, one can only...

It is much harder to create than to destroy
Raphael Vassallo

If the PN’s implosion has left you feeling angry, bitter, and...

If the PN’s implosion has left you feeling angry,...

Are you ready for the 10-year challenge?
Josanne Cassar

The more serious side of the 10-year challenge has been its use by environmental groups to raise public awareness about how our surroundings been degraded in...

The more serious side of the 10-year challenge has been its...

Reality check on privatisation: public sector rules fly out the window
Saviour Balzan

Technoline were then entrusted with a monopoly on all hospital procurement by Vitals. This is the reality check with privatisation: normal practices in the...

Technoline were then entrusted with a monopoly on all...