The failure of the Maltese political class
Michael Falzon
Considering this mess, it will be more and more difficult for serious people to be enticed to become active in politics and it will be a long time before Malta can become the...
The challenge of finding leaders who best represent us
Josanne Cassar
No matter what happens, it cannot be any more obvious that the PN as we know it will soon cease to exist: neither of the two factions will ever bow down to the other, and all...
Why I am going to choose Adrian Delia | Andre Grech

Adrian Delia was not given the best opportunity to bring about the change...

Adrian Delia was not given the best opportunity to bring...

Religio et Patria 2.0: how the PN can once again be a driving force for change
Peter Agius

The PN has in the past been tested and sometimes found ill-prepared on ethical issues and civil liberties… personal Christian values should guide...

The PN has in the past been tested and sometimes found...

Come into my parlour, said the spider to the fly
Michael Falzon

Can this or a future government dissolve the contract with Electrogas –...

Can this or a future government dissolve the contract with...

One step forward, two steps back
Raphael Vassallo

More illegal hunting, more massacres of protected birds… and, I fear, more complacency from a general public lulled into believing that all those...

More illegal hunting, more massacres of protected...

100 ideas to inspire change and progress inside Labour
Lydia Abela

It is time our nation makes the next leap forward: improving our natural...

It is time our nation makes the next leap forward:...

Do we measure politicians by our own yardstick?
Josanne Cassar

The notion that taking a slice of the pie is completely unacceptable, not to...

The notion that taking a slice of the pie is completely...

If only everyone who acts unethically were sacked just as quickly
Josanne Cassar

Are we really serious about firing people who behave badly? Then let’s...

Are we really serious about firing people who behave badly?...

Fearne on the frontline
Saviour Balzan

It does look rather strange to see Chris Fearne as a guest of honour at the Christmas lunch hosted by Zaren Vassallo

It does look rather strange to see Chris Fearne as a guest...

Want to make a real impact? Clamp down on the culpable
Josanne Cassar

Aside from the debate about the ethical implications of showing photos and...

Aside from the debate about the ethical implications of...

Après Joseph, what?
Michael Falzon

The popularity stakes will satisfy Labour’s backroom boys only when Miriam Dalli’s candidature takes off. Watch out for her electoral performance...

The popularity stakes will satisfy Labour’s backroom...

Five have a wonderful time  (at Castille)...
Raphael Vassallo

We are no longer allowed, it seems, to remind people of what they used to be...

We are no longer allowed, it seems, to remind people of...

Why we decided to publish footage of the construction site tragedy
Kurt Sansone

The easiest thing to do would have been to ignore it, trash it, and pretend it...

The easiest thing to do would have been to ignore it, trash...

Shrimp cocktail at the General Council
Saviour Balzan

What is needed is a clear vision and a realisation that nobody owes the PN anything. Nor to any other party

What is needed is a clear vision and a realisation that...

All hail the consumer culture
Josanne Cassar

When told to queue for the (free) organic bins and the waste separation bins, again came all the melodrama. Yet on Friday people battled traffic and fought...

When told to queue for the (free) organic bins and the...

Brexit political declaration: what it means for the future UK-EU relationship
The Conversation

Paul James Cardwell • Nothing in the document legally requires either the UK or the EU to do anything specific in the future. Things might happen, or...

Paul James Cardwell • Nothing in the document...

Giving up is not an option
Josanne Cassar

Speaking truth to power is a crucial element in a democracy. Sitting back, giving up and letting it all slide, is simply not an option when one is part of...

Speaking truth to power is a crucial element in a...

Two ‘rights’ sometimes make a ‘wrong’
Raphael Vassallo

Partisan considerationshave meant that the entire country pays an exorbitant...

Partisan considerationshave meant that the entire country...

The importance of  the Malta Book Festival
Mark Camilleri

We are driven by a passion for books, and our commitment is to see that our...

We are driven by a passion for books, and our commitment is...