[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Government needs to be creative with type and level of restrictions
Saviour Balzan
The government needs to map out a transition strategy to alleviate the economic stagnation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
The only way out of this is together
Roberta Metsola
We cannot retreat to the comfort combination of populism, Eurosceptism and pseudo-nationalism so favoured by Labour. That will not solve anything – we are all in this...
The real cost of political media ownership
Raphael Vassallo

That, to me, is the real reason why political stations have to go; and...

That, to me, is the real reason why political stations have...

The role of useful fools
Michael Falzon

In this case, the easiest way out would be for the authorities to publish the Attorney General’s actual minute rather than allowing yet another...

In this case, the easiest way out would be for the...

Standing our ground
Saviour Balzan

We must take stock of the situation and realise that we cannot sit by and simply take things at face value

We must take stock of the situation and realise that we...

Run for your lives! It’s a tourist!
Josanne Cassar

Whether we did it now, in September or at the beginning of winter, the re-opening of the airport was inevitable and we were going to have to take the plunge at...

Whether we did it now, in September or at the beginning of...

It’s as though Covid-19 never happened at all...
Raphael Vassallo

This, too, is why I don’t think the Covid-19 issue, in all its...

This, too, is why I don’t think the Covid-19 issue,...

Teleworking is helping us be more effective. Let’s keep it up
Miriam Dalli

This is a perfect opportunity of us to put our heads together and think of what...

This is a perfect opportunity of us to put our heads...

‘Biased’ is as ‘biased’ does...
Raphael Vassallo

Sophie Int’ Veld even described her own delegation as ‘politically neutral’: though she was sitting next to Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola...

Sophie Int’ Veld even described her own delegation as...

No power to the people, just power to the few
Josanne Cassar

I pro­pose that a permit should be issued for a 160-storey tower apartment...

I pro­pose that a permit should be issued for a...

Who exactly runs Air Malta?
Saviour Balzan

'No one is doubting the professionalism of the Maltese pilots, and the fact that they should be handsomely remunerated for their work. But the time for...

'No one is doubting the professionalism of the Maltese...

National days: A mistimed discussion
Arnold Cassola

With our country’s land, air and seas being continuously raped by greedy developers, opening up a discussion on the national day...

With our country’s land, air and seas being...

Killing her (not so) softly with his rage
Josanne Cassar

Too often we only speak in terms of numbers and statistics, while forgetting...

Too often we only speak in terms of numbers and statistics,...

A stitch out of time
Raphael Vassallo

Now that all the dust has finally settled, ‘Stitching’ can be seen for what it ultimately was all along: a low-key, somewhat Spartan play, focusing...

Now that all the dust has finally settled,...

By doing nothing we can only watch the world go by
Evarist Bartolo

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people who are accountable...

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people...

The checks and balances myth
Michael Falzon

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the checks and balances in the US constitution work or whether they are just a myth – as they seem...

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the...

Heavy-handed police reaction has boosted environmental cause
Josanne Cassar

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint. Instead what we got was...

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint....

Heroes just for one day
Raphael Vassallo

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished tradition of always making itself a pain in every government’s arse... regardless which of two...

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished...

Positive action like quotas can accelerate women’s participation in politics

Renée Laiviera | One of the main challenges in Malta is the lack of women candidates running for elections... quotas can be part of a...

Renée Laiviera | One of the main...

Sweden election: yes, the far right made gains, but we're not falling apart
The Conversation

Anamaria Dutceac Segesten | Like IKEA, Swedish politics will probably remain defined by its two strongest features: modular and pragmatic.

Anamaria Dutceac Segesten | Like IKEA, Swedish politics...