When private parties spill over into public streets
Josanne Cassar
Although I joked about the amount of flesh on display in Qawra at the beginning of the festival, with all the tangas and butt cheeks everywhere you looked, by the fourth day, the...
Beyond the flags there’s another country
Evarist Bartolo
Have you ever heard of one proposal from the PN in two years? You'd think a national vote would change that, but still, today, there are no new or fresh ideas
What are the PN’s prospects for the future? The sad reply is zilch
Michael Falzon

The MP's behaviour is nothing short of obnoxious and selfish. They just saw...

The MP's behaviour is nothing short of obnoxious and...

The messenger with forged documents resigns
Saviour Balzan

What is sure is that Portelli worked endlessly with the PN before 2017 to make...

What is sure is that Portelli worked endlessly with the PN...

‘I’ll defend my party to the end’ (even if I suffer as a result)
Josanne Cassar

It is us who give politicians power by entrusting them with our vote. Why should we have any qualms about withdrawing our support once we feel we have...

It is us who give politicians power by entrusting them with...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: On people power and Adrian Delia
Saviour Balzan

From ordinary people protesting against the construction spree to the internal...

From ordinary people protesting against the construction...

‘The threat is too great’
Raphael Vassallo

Does a young woman really have to be executed or dismembered, before we understand that this is not something a functional democracy can afford to ignore?

Does a young woman really have to be executed or...

Once in a while the citizen wins
Josanne Cassar

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people forget stupid partisan politics as they did in this case, and work together for a common cause, they...

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people...

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

Embracing change for a better society | Helena Dalli

I am all for scrutiny and debate to ensure that the legislation finally adopted...

I am all for scrutiny and debate to ensure that the...