What all countries are facing is the challenge of trying to get it right
Josanne Cassar
This is no time for ambiguity and if we don’t want this state of uncertainty to drag on forever, the directives need to be more clear-cut and if necessary, yes, there should...
Here’s the crisis. Where’s the plan?
Raphael Vassallo
This is, undeniably, a crisis that is about to get much worse; and yes, there is definitely no doubt that we do need ‘immediate operational action’, as soon as possible
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...

Egrant… and bread and butter issues
Frank Psaila

The Nationalist Party was wrong about Egrant, and it had to admit that to move forward

The Nationalist Party was wrong about Egrant, and it had to...

History will be damning
Evarist Bartolo

If Simon Busuttil had won the 2017 election based on a lie we would have a crisis on our hands nothing short of catastrophic

If Simon Busuttil had won the 2017 election based on a lie...

The ‘burden of proof’ still applies, you know
Raphael Vassallo

Our newly discovered ‘burden of proof’ applies just as much to this...

Our newly discovered ‘burden of proof’ applies...

Rushing recklessly to judgement
Michael Falzon

People who insist that Egrant belongs to the Prime Minister’s wife have come up with a lot of silly excuses because they do not want to accept the truth

People who insist that Egrant belongs to the Prime...

Macbeth, the Lady, and the witches
Saviour Balzan

For years to come, Caruana Galizia’s Egrant affair and the connivance of the PN will be a textbook case of rotten journalism, and politics

For years to come, Caruana Galizia’s Egrant affair...

The Egrant fall-out has  affected both parties
Josanne Cassar

If those who perpetuated and fanned the flames of this lie are now suddenly...

If those who perpetuated and fanned the flames of this lie...

The siege of Attard… and Malta
Ralph Cassar

Policies based on the now and with no view of the future. Policies which are a continuation of the development frenzy and car-centred transport policies of the...

Policies based on the now and with no view of the future....

Can you handle the truth?
Josanne Cassar

Jaħasra, if Magistrate Bugeja only knew how many homegrown experts he had at his fingertips on FB, he could have saved the taxpayers piles of money and...

Jaħasra, if Magistrate Bugeja only knew how many homegrown...

There’s method in the madness
Evarist Bartolo

People feel disillusioned by the form of politics which has prevailed over the past twenty years which says the right words, dresses the right way but...

People feel disillusioned by the form of politics which has...

‘No one forges documents to uncover the truth’
Raphael Vassallo

In this particular case, the intention could only have been to completely...

In this particular case, the intention could only have been...

Creating a centre for books in Valletta
Mark Camilleri

As more people opted to buy books online, local bookshops took a hit and Maltese consumers increasingly became less exposed to Maltese books

As more people opted to buy books online, local bookshops...

Standing up for journalism before it’s too late
Yannick Pace

Yannick Pace, Chris Peregin, Tim Diacono • For the public and key...

Yannick Pace, Chris Peregin, Tim Diacono • For the...