Make peace with your conscience and your gods
Saviour Balzan
We can close our ports, deny them entry, refuse to give them food and medicine. That is our choice. But before taking these fateful steps, I suggest everyone takes...
No one told you life was going to be this way
Josanne Cassar
Some of Malta’s most deep-rooted traditions which mark this important time in the Catholic calendar are nowhere to be seen, and Easter seems to have been...
One... Billion... Euros!
Raphael Vassallo

But hey, what’s there to worry about? Who cares if Malta throws away the only assets that have permitted us to remain competitive – even at the...

But hey, what’s there to worry about? Who cares if...

This was the week everyone was outraged about something
Josanne Cassar

Even though ours was a mild lockdown, it was still taking its mental toll and...

Even though ours was a mild lockdown, it was still taking...

Still not seeing the light
Saviour Balzan

There will be struggling businesses, and while those who have deep pockets may continue to operate, the vast majority will be hit hard

There will be struggling businesses, and while those who...

Football: the only game you can win without playing...
Raphael Vassallo

This week, I also discovered that football is a game you can win without even...

This week, I also discovered that football is a game you...

It’s a crisis, all right… but only when it suits us
Raphael Vassallo

What can I say? Good luck with those European negotiations, Dr Abela. Something...

What can I say? Good luck with those European negotiations,...

Robert Abela’s moral compass
Michael Falzon

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort of short-term victory, but the long-term damage to Malta’s reputation will have to be borne...

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort...

No respect for authority?
Evarist Bartolo

What we have now is a situation where the school sometimes has to face two elements opposing it: the student and the parents

What we have now is a situation where the school sometimes...

The mother of non sequiturs
Michael Falzon

If Konrad Mizzi's interpretation of the Court rulings is correct (which it is not), he should have sailed through the libel cases with...

If Konrad Mizzi's interpretation of the Court...

Getting real about the true housing situation
Josanne Cassar

Unless your eyes are averted or firmly closed, you too should be able to see...

Unless your eyes are averted or firmly closed, you too...

Jeremy Cassar Torregiani | Corinthia, BOV and the National Bank of Malta

People want to know why money is the only thing that matters and why people appointed to protect and uphold citizens from abusers seem to be the ones guilty of...

People want to know why money is the only thing that...

Anton Refalo: The great survivor
Saviour Balzan

Under normal circumstances, the Opposition would be over all the place, crying wolf but they can’t: Adrian Delia is facing his own allegations of...

Under normal circumstances, the Opposition would be over...

Thirteen reasons Manuel Delia should have his memory tested
Raphael Vassallo

You could literally pick any of Manuel Delia’s 13 points, at random, and...

You could literally pick any of Manuel Delia’s 13...

Venezuela crisis explained: a tale of two presidents
The Conversation

Daniel Hellinger • Why did both presidents try so hard to justify...

Daniel Hellinger • Why did both presidents try so...

Lessons from the Fyre disaster: Millennials and FOMO
Josanne Cassar

Even Malta has become an island of hype, flashy stunts and fast money with...

Even Malta has become an island of hype, flashy stunts and...

‘Freedom of expression’ also means the freedom to talk out of your ass
Raphael Vassallo

The only reason people complain so freely about ‘freedom of expression’ in Malta, is that the Maltese state guarantees them the full liberty to do...

The only reason people complain so freely about...

[WATCH] The return of Franco Debono, and the fate of Adrian Delia
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan: Franco Debono has returned, but why? And what to make of Adrian...

Saviour Balzan: Franco Debono has returned, but why? And...

Prime Minister must appoint a unifying figure for President
Adrian Delia

Joseph Muscat should resist all temptation and internal opposition and appoint...

Joseph Muscat should resist all temptation and internal...

Adrian Delia and the ‘cup of tea’ test
Michael Falzon

The idea that one can measure one’s distaste to one’s own party...

The idea that one can measure one’s distaste to...