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. We live in a bare-minimum democracy
Joseph Muscat and his landslide of moral bankruptcy
Karl Schembri
Muscat leaves a legacy of colossal moral bankruptcy that we won’t get out of anytime soon if the two major parties and their sponsors are not sent to the cleaners
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...

Is this a fresh start for Labour? Only time will tell
Josanne Cassar

Until Robert Abela and his new Cabinet get settled in and we get used to saying...

Until Robert Abela and his new Cabinet get settled in and...

‘Continuity’ works both ways
Raphael Vassallo

For Abela did not merely promise ‘continuity’ of Joseph Muscat’s economic or social policies; he also promised ‘continuity’...

For Abela did not merely promise...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan: What will Robert Abela’s priorities as PM be?
Saviour Balzan

Will Robert Abela tackle the problems of Malta’s deteriorating environment, good governance, transparency and accountability, and conflicts of interest?

Will Robert Abela tackle the problems of Malta’s...

‘Sorry, but support for your party leader is no longer available…’
Raphael Vassallo

Short of cloning Eddie Fenech Adami himself… there is simply no one in that party, or outside it, who can possibly bridge the gulf that has now opened...

Short of cloning Eddie Fenech Adami himself… there...

Doing and not just knowing, and why it matters
Evarist Bartolo

Vocational education is also an integral part of a national policy to ...

Vocational education is also an integral part of a national...

Planet of the robotic citizen apes
Raphael Vassallo

If we’re already creating robots that are highly intelligent, and experienced in the assembly and manufacture of complex mechanical devices…...

If we’re already creating robots that are highly...

The ‘sub judice’ mess
Michael Falzon

The truth is that, irrespective of the way this case was handled and resolved, such issues are tantamount to a clash between freedom of the press and the rule...

The truth is that, irrespective of the way this case was...

Adrian must go, a new leader is needed
Saviour Balzan

Claudio Grech may be a conservative, but he has the serenity of a modern leader, the composure of a statesman and the respectability of someone who can...

Claudio Grech may be a conservative, but he has the...

Creating a culture change is only as difficult as we want it to be
Josanne Cassar

It seems to me that it is always this concept of getting something for free...

It seems to me that it is always this concept of getting...

Pembroke: Not for sale
Michael Briguglio

I have written to the European Commission and Malta’s State Aid Monitoring Board and the Competition and Consumers’ Affairs...

I have written to the European Commission and...

US midterms: Trump could still eye 2020 victory
Matthew Bugeja

While he may lose control of the House, Trump still has a path to victory in...

While he may lose control of the House, Trump still has a...

No, marital problems are not in the public’s interest
Josanne Cassar

Because many genuinely do not feel it is any of their business, the public has...

Because many genuinely do not feel it is any of their...

‘Disagree with me?  You must be on the take…’
Raphael Vassallo

To paraphrase Steve Mallia's argument: Manuel Delia (who,...

To paraphrase Steve Mallia's argument: Manuel...

No such thing as an innocent bystander on sexual abuse
Evarist Bartolo

 In situations where sexual abuse on minors takes place, there are no...

 In situations where sexual abuse on minors takes...

An immigration-based economy?
Michael Falzon

For the first time we have an emerging tangible difference between Joseph Muscat and Adrian Delia on economic policy...

For the first time we have an emerging tangible difference...