‘Mixed messages’? More like dangerous contradictions...
Raphael Vassallo
If I’m going to listen to anyone’s advice on how to safeguard my own health during a global pandemic… you can rest assured it’s not going to be the advice...
Judging the judges
Michael Falzon
Appointing persons in certain posts with two-thirds majority in Parliament is achievable and not impossible – as some claim
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...

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...