Migration, COVID-19 and the Prime Minister’s shameless TV appearance
Kurt Sansone
After a week of silence despite a surge in COVID-19 cases, Robert Abela spoke on One TV. Kurt Sansone takes the Prime Minister to task on his misguided optimism and shameless...
'One of us'
Michael Falzon
In my book, their actions eclipse by far Adrian Delia’s shortcomings as party leader. If there is anyone who thinks that Adrian Delia’s time as PN leader was just a...
Reforming the book industry during the hardest-ever economic crisis in history
Mark Camilleri

I sincerely hope the government comes to term with the necessity of taking the matter at hand with the serious approach it deserves

I sincerely hope the government comes to term with the...

State schools should not be the Cinderella of education
Josanne Cassar

When it comes to financial resources, state schools should not be the...

When it comes to financial resources, state schools should...

Out of control, under control
Saviour Balzan

Every society needs to be confronted with rules, ours is not

Every society needs to be confronted with rules, ours is not

‘Fratelli Tutti’: a guide to the new encyclical | Charles Scicluna

He uses the term ‘political charity’ and when he talks about the politics we need he says: “Here I would once more observe that politics must...

He uses the term ‘political charity’ and when...

Put your environmental outrage where your vote is
Raphael Vassallo

Fact of the matter is that the hunters’ lobby has so far proven to be...

Fact of the matter is that the hunters’ lobby has so...

Conscientiously objecting to conscientious objection | Timothy Paris

There is nothing conscientious about imposing one’s own values on...

There is nothing conscientious about imposing one’s...

Introducing your town’s new nig...  I mean, mayor
Raphael Vassallo

Who cares if Marsa really does one day elect an African councillor, or even an...

Who cares if Marsa really does one day elect an African...

Rent reform revisited: caution with fairness is the only way forward
Michael Falzon

It is definitely not the right time to ill-treat again this long-suffering...

It is definitely not the right time to ill-treat again this...

With Opposition partners like that...
Raphael Vassallo

Why does Partit Demokratiku think that tabling a ‘no-confidence motion in Konrad Mizzi’ was such a good idea? And why did they...

Why does Partit Demokratiku think that...

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...