Right-wing populists have a plan to upset the European consensus
Michael Falzon
There is no doubt that right-wing populist movements and related political parties are gaining ground in many EU member states
Chris Fearne saves the day
Josanne Cassar
Given how quickly the latest crucifix controversy seems to have developed and given the speed with which Fearne immediately swept in, one would be forgiven for wondering whether...
No, the MDA is not a set-up made up of greedy persons
Michael Falzon

Contrary to the short-sighted perception that the MDA is just a set-up made up...

Contrary to the short-sighted perception that the MDA is...

‘Reporters Without Braincells’, more like it...
Raphael Vassallo

Last I looked, reporters have an obligation to seek confirmation of...

Last I looked, reporters have an obligation to seek...

The Pete Buttigieg phenomenon: Feeling proud by association
Josanne Cassar

At a time when things in Malta are going more pear-shaped by the second, I look...

At a time when things in Malta are going more pear-shaped...

Why is it so difficult to show restraint rather than rushing to blame?
Josanne Cassar

It is at times like this those in authority need to demonstrate sensitivity and tact rather than come across as being more concerned that their own image is...

It is at times like this those in authority need to...

One more ‘Hunch’ joke, and I’ll… I’ll…
Raphael Vassallo

One of the things that struck me most, as I watched that edifice (the real one,...

One of the things that struck me most, as I watched that...

Green issues can take  centre-stage with young voters
Evarist Bartolo

Students highlighted traffic problems and solutions through an educational...

Students highlighted traffic problems and solutions through...

The difference between working to live and living to work
Josanne Cassar

The nostalgia for when most women were contented homemakers is itself a...

The nostalgia for when most women were contented homemakers...

‘Tienes que pagarme… oh, oh-oh-oh-oh…’
Raphael Vassallo

Even without any incriminating transcripts, it has been patently obvious for...

Even without any incriminating transcripts, it has been...

No respect for authority?
Evarist Bartolo

What we have now is a situation where the school sometimes has to face two elements opposing it: the student and the parents

What we have now is a situation where the school sometimes...

The mother of non sequiturs
Michael Falzon

If Konrad Mizzi's interpretation of the Court rulings is correct (which it is not), he should have sailed through the libel cases with...

If Konrad Mizzi's interpretation of the Court...

Getting real about the true housing situation
Josanne Cassar

Unless your eyes are averted or firmly closed, you too should be able to see...

Unless your eyes are averted or firmly closed, you too...

Jeremy Cassar Torregiani | Corinthia, BOV and the National Bank of Malta

People want to know why money is the only thing that matters and why people appointed to protect and uphold citizens from abusers seem to be the ones guilty of...

People want to know why money is the only thing that...

Anton Refalo: The great survivor
Saviour Balzan

Under normal circumstances, the Opposition would be over all the place, crying wolf but they can’t: Adrian Delia is facing his own allegations of...

Under normal circumstances, the Opposition would be over...

Thirteen reasons Manuel Delia should have his memory tested
Raphael Vassallo

You could literally pick any of Manuel Delia’s 13 points, at random, and...

You could literally pick any of Manuel Delia’s 13...

Venezuela crisis explained: a tale of two presidents
The Conversation

Daniel Hellinger • Why did both presidents try so hard to justify...

Daniel Hellinger • Why did both presidents try so...

Lessons from the Fyre disaster: Millennials and FOMO
Josanne Cassar

Even Malta has become an island of hype, flashy stunts and fast money with...

Even Malta has become an island of hype, flashy stunts and...

‘Freedom of expression’ also means the freedom to talk out of your ass
Raphael Vassallo

The only reason people complain so freely about ‘freedom of expression’ in Malta, is that the Maltese state guarantees them the full liberty to do...

The only reason people complain so freely about...

[WATCH] The return of Franco Debono, and the fate of Adrian Delia
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan: Franco Debono has returned, but why? And what to make of Adrian...

Saviour Balzan: Franco Debono has returned, but why? And...