A truly democratic civil society is our only hope | Kurt Borg
Our politicians have made a joke of institutions, procedures, décor, political debate and partisan politics. This is what will continue to dominate the political landscape...
A Pyrrhic victory on the cards
Michael Falzon
Malta is suffering a serious democratic deficit because of the irresponsible behaviour of a few self-serving and short-sighted politician
'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...

In my book, their actions eclipse by far Adrian...

When is a health emergency not a health emergency?
Raphael Vassallo

Today, on the other hand, we are facing a situation that (on paper, at any...

Today, on the other hand, we are facing a situation that...

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...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan Video Blog | A moratorium on bank loan repayments is needed
Saviour Balzan

The impact of the coronavirus on people's livelihoods is of grave concern and government has to have a clear plan to address this by obliging...

The impact of the coronavirus on people's...

Let the experts do the talking
Raphael Vassallo

We have to stop flooding the Internet with a deluge of fake information, which – in its totality – only has the effect of hindering and undermining...

We have to stop flooding the Internet with a deluge of fake...

To flatten the curve, everyone has to co-operate
Josanne Cassar

This is a time when how it affects ‘me’ has to be replaced by how...

This is a time when how it affects ‘me’ has to...

Like nothing ever before
Saviour Balzan

The virus that no one believed would hit us, has struck home, and in doing so it has changed our life and habits

The virus that no one believed would hit us, has struck...

Leadership in times of crisis
Raphael Vassallo

This is after all a medical, not a political problem; as such it requires a medical, and not a political solution

This is after all a medical, not a political problem; as...

This is the ultimate test for today’s ‘me first’ society
Josanne Cassar

If we cannot re-discover our ability to become a helping community it will not...

If we cannot re-discover our ability to become a helping...

The gender pay gap is real. We need action
Miriam Dalli

The biggest failure of our society is treating equality as a women’s...

The biggest failure of our society is treating equality as...

Greed: a convenient scapegoat
Michael Falzon

People owning a dog must have it tagged but people acting as demolition and excavation contractors do not need to have a licence. This glaring anomaly has...

People owning a dog must have it tagged but people acting...

Cracks in the edifice
Raphael Vassallo

Does it really have to be that way? Is it so very difficult, to devise a national construction and development policy that really does place the rights of...

Does it really have to be that way? Is it so very...

The world’s oldest profession. The world’s oldest argument
Josanne Cassar

Attempts to try and make sex workers seem like some kind of empowered, feminist...

Attempts to try and make sex workers seem like some kind of...

Robert Abela must act now
Saviour Balzan

There is an orgy of development today that is unacceptable and simply geared to make more people richer to the extent that their riches are simply unjustifiable

There is an orgy of development today that is unacceptable...

Why the Coronavirus matters... and why Pete Buttigieg is out – for now
Matthew Bugeja

Pete Buttigieg is out of the Democratic Primaries. Was it surprising? Yes and no

Pete Buttigieg is out of the Democratic Primaries. Was it...