Irrespective of Saturday's vote, the PN remains broken
Raphael Vassallo
Delia really is unelectable… precisely because his internal opponents have stolidly refused to rally around him since the day he entered his nomination for the PN...
Let our reporting be our yardstick
Matthew Vella / Kurt Sansone
It is all down to our particular pedigree: we are not partisan journalists, we enjoy being the heretical, critical voice in a sea of yes-people, and we root for the underdog
Discipline is not a rude word
Evarist Bartolo

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have a harsh word, but it is all in vain if that is not backed up by the parent

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have...

Muscat: Only a clear message can avoid the mess slowly building up inside Labour
Michael Falzon

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that he is willing to continue to lead the Labour party… can avoid the mess that is slowly...

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that...

Why not a ‘Commissioner for Funny Walks’ while we’re at it?
Raphael Vassallo

And people are surprised that others might be having second thoughts about...

And people are surprised that others might be having second...

Time to change tack
Saviour Balzan

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe that the ills and pains of our system are the doing of Edward Scicluna

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe...

The right to rent out property, the right to a home
Josanne Cassar

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been allowed to explode...

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been...

Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that
The Conversation

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague term with many definitions, but broadly speaking, it’s the idea that society can reduce...

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague...

Fatigue, just pure fatigue
Saviour Balzan

I'm sure that the intellect of Delia's strategy group at the moment is questionable to most of us. Positioning Delia as the arch-conservative against...

I'm sure that the intellect of Delia's strategy...

Iran nuclear deal on the brink
Matthew Bugeja

The deal is imperfect – but abandoning it is the worst option

The deal is imperfect – but abandoning it is the...

Beyond Instagram, there is real life
Evarist Bartolo

There is life beyond Instagram and Facebook. There are real people behind the profiles

There is life beyond Instagram and Facebook. There are real...

Politicians and conflict of interest
Arnold Cassola

The MPs practising a profession, in particular, have basically held Malta back from coming up with the necessary reforms

The MPs practising a profession, in particular, have...

When you resort to name-calling, you’ve already lost the argument
Josanne Cassar

The unacceptable comments made lately have also made me realise, not for the...

The unacceptable comments made lately have also made me...

Why IVF matters... even to the ‘justice’ crusade
Raphael Vassallo

An Opposition party that threatens to repeal aspects of important,...

An Opposition party that threatens to repeal aspects of...

Laying the cards on the table

Prof Andrew Azzopardi says that the changes proposed to the Embryo Protection Act dilute the focus on the dignity and protection of the human embryo and they...

Prof Andrew Azzopardi says that the changes proposed to the...

The disappearance of Labour’s ‘moral minority’
James Debono

Joseph Muscat made Malta a happier place for minorities but has Labour become...

Joseph Muscat made Malta a happier place for minorities but...

But it’s not ‘your Malta’, is it?
Raphael Vassallo

I feel a lot of sympathy for poor old Nas: who came here all smiles and enthusiasm for what he took to be an undiscovered island paradise...

I feel a lot of sympathy for poor old Nas: who came here...

The battle of the Little Bighorn
Saviour Balzan

If that referendum on EU accession had happened today, I’d only vote if someone pointed a gun at my temple

If that referendum on EU accession had happened today,...

The PN’s problem is its lack of consistency
Josanne Cassar

It is glaringly obvious that the PN has been split into two camps: those...

It is glaringly obvious that the PN has been split into two...

Crime, poverty, recidivism and restorative justice | Joseph Borg

Studies in family research confirm that crime tends to be concentrated in...

Studies in family research confirm that crime tends to be...