The new President
Michael Falzon
Thankfully, the country has been saved the useless bickering and ridiculous arguments that would have done more harm to the Opposition than to the President
From abortion to tunnel vision
Saviour Balzan
It will not be easy – the arguments against abortion are not all wrong and many arguments have the support of young mothers, families and grounded people
Green issues can take  centre-stage with young voters
Evarist Bartolo

Students highlighted traffic problems and solutions through an educational...

Students highlighted traffic problems and solutions through...

What can empty chairs do about freedom of expression?
Raphael Vassallo

Ana Gomes was talking to a bunch of empty chairs, too. And empty chairs cannot...

Ana Gomes was talking to a bunch of empty chairs, too. And...

Right-wing populists have a plan to upset the European consensus
Michael Falzon

There is no doubt that right-wing populist movements and related political...

There is no doubt that right-wing populist movements and...

Chris Fearne saves the day
Josanne Cassar

Given how quickly the latest crucifix controversy seems to have developed and given the speed with which Fearne immediately swept in, one would be forgiven for...

Given how quickly the latest crucifix controversy seems to...

A day in the life of the hypocrites
Saviour Balzan

MPs are well known for seeking the blessing of business patrons, which is why those who accuse their colleagues when they themselves sucked off the teat of big...

MPs are well known for seeking the blessing of business...

EXPLAINER | Julian Assange: WikiLeaks founder arrested in London
The Conversation

Gbenga Oduntan • What we know so far abour the arrest of WikiLeaks founder...

Gbenga Oduntan • What we know so far abour the arrest...

Transforming social responsibility to social advocacy for legacy | Jesmond Saliba

While companies may initially fear the sectarian mentality in a tiny nation-state like ours, corporate social advocacy can be a catalyst to overcome this same...

While companies may initially fear the sectarian mentality...

Are we serious about getting rid of cronyism?
Josanne Cassar

Election after election, there are many who have obtained their positions,...

Election after election, there are many who have obtained...

The ambassador for the promotion of ugliness
Saviour Balzan

Many talk of referenda for hunting and trapping, but perhaps it is time to...

Many talk of referenda for hunting and trapping, but...

Syrian conflict heightens dangers of US-Russian confrontation
Matthew Bugeja

US troops and Russian mercenaries exchanging fire in Syria is a dangerous twist...

US troops and Russian mercenaries exchanging fire in Syria...

Deconstructing the foreign critique about Malta
Josanne Cassar

If we are to improve the country and fix what is wrong before it is too late,...

If we are to improve the country and fix what is wrong...

Direct orders, directly in breach of regulations
Raphael Vassallo

Governments routinely break all the rules and regulations they set for everyone...

Governments routinely break all the rules and regulations...

Fearne, Muscat and the Labour leadership
Frank Psaila

Muscat’s Qormi statement makes Fearne’s ambitions increasingly difficult to attain. Muscat has – in not so many words – told him to...

Muscat’s Qormi statement makes Fearne’s...

Truth is in the eye of the beholder
Evarist Bartolo

Do we really want an authority, whether Facebook or someone else, that controls what is shared and posted? It’s not like the truth has any chance

Do we really want an authority, whether Facebook or someone...

Money as a measure of success? Only ‘now’. And only ‘here’...
Raphael Vassallo

The rest of the EU is driven by ‘higher values’. It is only here in...

The rest of the EU is driven by ‘higher...

Lobbying is good for you
Michael Falzon

Someone must have lobbied to get the Planning Authority’s approval for the absurd platform... but many more lobbied for its removal. In this case, common...

Someone must have lobbied to get the Planning...

What will Muscat’s legacy be?
Josanne Cassar

The downside of Muscat’s “let’s do it” attitude is that he has forgotten (or chosen to forget) that the Labour party’s roots are...

The downside of Muscat’s “let’s do...

Well, well, it’s Consuelo…
Saviour Balzan

I see her appointment as Judge to be only a matter of time

I see her appointment as Judge to be only a matter of time