Marcus Rashford, Black Lives Matter and a British premier who is out of his league
The Conversation
Chris Porter | Though football in the UK has its sectarian divides and distinct national allegiances, English football culture has traditionally tended to shy away from overtly...
Public sculpture expert: why I welcome decision to throw Colston statue in river
The Conversation
​Claudine van Hensbergen • I hope Bristol Council fishes it out the water and sticks it in a museum so we don’t forget what has happened. Pretending he...
The reality of good governance | Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi

The Venice Commission has issued a positive report on our ambitious reforms. It...

The Venice Commission has issued a positive report on our...

No simple truth
Michael Falzon

Whatever the merits and demerits of Caruana Galizia’s blog, the fact is that she was on the right track in her hunt of the ramifications that became...

Whatever the merits and demerits of Caruana Galizia’s...

It was never about ‘ethical standards’, though, was it?
Raphael Vassallo

It seems that an undercurrent of Labour supporters can’t understand how a...

It seems that an undercurrent of Labour supporters...

The key to a bigger web of corruption
Saviour Balzan

The truth is that Yorgen Fenech is certainly no saint, but it is equally true that he could be the key to a more sinister web of corruption that is at the...

The truth is that Yorgen Fenech is certainly no saint, but...

The unique Maltese quirk of ‘tpaxxihomx’ (don’t give them the satisfaction)
Josanne Cassar

The reason why Konrad Mizzi still has such a following is not because these people are unable to understand that he did anything wrong, but because in the...

The reason why Konrad Mizzi still has such a following is...

Marcus Rashford, Black Lives Matter and a British premier who is out of his league
The Conversation

Chris Porter | Though football in the UK has its sectarian divides and distinct national allegiances, English football culture has traditionally tended to shy...

Chris Porter | Though football in the UK has its sectarian...

[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 government needs to map out a transition strategy to...

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...

We cannot retreat to the comfort combination of populism,...

Granting citizenship may have risks, but Malta isn’t the problem | Alex Muscat

One thing we have learnt from the COVID-19 crisis is that economic fortunes can change overnight. We now see there was great foresight when the Individual...

One thing we have learnt from the COVID-19 crisis is that...

When we finally reboot, we should do  things differently. But will we?
Josanne Cassar

If we learn nothing from this crisis, at least I hope we learn that it is a bad idea to live from pay cheque to pay cheque or to assume (as so many did) that...

If we learn nothing from this crisis, at least I hope we...

No golden fleece for Jason
Michael Falzon

The relationship between Repubblika and the PN has never been a very comfortable one. Made up mostly of disgruntled former PN stalwarts, Repubblika has...

The relationship between Repubblika and the PN has never...

Asking too much
Raphael Vassallo

Whatever mistakes may have been made in the way those police reports were handled, the fact remains that 12 people died at sea, when it was Malta’s...

Whatever mistakes may have been made in the way those...

Why we need another referendum
Sleeping with the enemy | Edward Zammit Lewis

This crisis can also be seen as a ‘test’ on all of us to refocus...

This crisis can also be seen as a ‘test’ on all...

‘What we’ve got here is failure to communicate…’
Raphael Vassallo

This might not – as Repubblika has unwisely argued – amount to an...

This might not – as Repubblika has unwisely argued...

A different world awaits us
Michael Falzon

The silver lining around the dark clouds is that, for Malta, this should be the right time to adjust some of the populist ideas that have dominated the...

The silver lining around the dark clouds is that, for...

‘Not our problem’ is not exactly an answer...
Raphael Vassallo

Does the Commission seriously expect Malta (with its grand total of 10 patrol...

Does the Commission seriously expect Malta (with its grand...

We must set the standard, not give oxygen to this xenophobia
Saviour Balzan

Robert Abela has an obligation to be a mentor to his followers, he cannot...

Robert Abela has an obligation to be a mentor to his...