Can Labour come clean?
Michael Falzon
These are all signs that Robert Abela is working on a new image of Labour, before he decides to hold the next general election
Nice garden. Let’s demolish it, and build a petrol station instead...
Raphael Vassallo
No, no, make no mistake. As Boromir would no doubt have put it: 'not with 10,000 legal arguments can you possibly justify a criminal injustice of this magnitude. This is...
Budget 2021: More of the same... hoping COVID-19 will vanish into thin air
Michael Falzon

The decrease in the approval rate of the current administration must have influenced government’s thinking. Many interpreted the decision to extend the...

The decrease in the approval rate of the current...

Robert Abela is always right, and his critics are always wrong. Any questions?
Raphael Vassallo

Each and every single time Robert Abela is in any way criticised – be it over his (utterly disastrous) handling of the COVID-19 crisis; or his stance on...

Each and every single time Robert Abela is in any way...

As long as we treat politics like a cult, there is no hope
Josanne Cassar

The inability of many voters to set aside their deep-held beliefs and emotions...

The inability of many voters to set aside their deep-held...

Where’s our green deal on Malta’s shrinking countryside?
Saviour Balzan

Even well before 1964, the Maltese rural footprint has been misshapen and...

Even well before 1964, the Maltese rural footprint has been...

We need to talk about abortion | Noah Fabri

In the hands of politicians the debate becomes another political football that...

In the hands of politicians the debate becomes another...

A new European Bauhaus | Ursula von der Leyen

People should be able to feel, see and experience the European Green Deal

People should be able to feel, see and experience the...

Public pressure to do the right thing is what will save our summer
Josanne Cassar

If we are very lucky we just might be able to contain this new outbreak which...

If we are very lucky we just might be able to contain this...

Leave the patients out of it
Saviour Balzan

Paul Pace should leave the patients out of it. Punishing them in the name of justified industrial action, would be simply criminal

Paul Pace should leave the patients out of it. Punishing...

Why Adrian Delia can still win, in spite of everything
Raphael Vassallo

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a party leader – either...

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a party...

Petulant and fraudulent behaviour won’t help PN build bridges it burnt | Edwin Vassallo

Vainglorious, petulant and fraudulent behaviour will not help PN build the bridges it has burnt with so many. Now is the time for PN to disentangle itself from...

Vainglorious, petulant and fraudulent behaviour will not...

An ever-closer union
Michael Falzon

Why the EU budget agreement has broken a major taboo on the EU creating collective debt and built a possible architecture for handling future crises

Why the EU budget agreement has broken a major taboo...

All this speculation is getting us nowhere
Raphael Vassallo

Maybe, in a nutshell, there are just too many people out there, who are...

Maybe, in a nutshell, there are just too many people out...

What will Bernard Grech bring to the table?
Saviour Balzan

Lawyer Bernard Grech emerged as a possible contender for the leadership of the...

Lawyer Bernard Grech emerged as a possible contender for...

Hope the three-day pool party was worth it
Josanne Cassar

It has taken just this one cluster to shake us out of our summer stupor and...

It has taken just this one cluster to shake us out of our...

‘Do the math’, he said...
Raphael Vassallo

For all their claims to superior intellect, the ‘people with brains’ now seem hellbent on unpicking the one asset that has always stood their own...

For all their claims to superior intellect, the...

No business-as-usual please | Ralph Cassar

We have to move to a new normal. Our economic and social model and the way we...

We have to move to a new normal. Our economic and social...

My cause is an effective democracy. I am one of its rebels | Ivan Bartolo

My loyalty sits with all well-meaning citizens that acknowledge the wrongdoings of our government and aspire to live in a normal effective democracy for the...

My loyalty sits with all well-meaning citizens that...

A truly democratic civil society is our only hope | Kurt Borg

Our politicians have made a joke of institutions, procedures, décor,...

Our politicians have made a joke of institutions,...