Will Abela ever have his Khrushchev moment?
Michael Falzon
It is true that there are a number of Labour supporters who still adore Joseph Muscat and foolishly think he is a victim – not of himself, but of others who betrayed him....
It’s all going Abela’s way... and he knows it
Raphael Vassallo
To consistently urge Robert Abela to ‘denounce the Joseph Muscat legacy’ – as so many people (not just the Opposition) are so unwisely doing – is actually...
Same old strategy, same old results...
Raphael Vassallo

How can anyone be 'surprised', then, when the same old, failed strategy keeps returning the same old, disastrous results? 

How can anyone be 'surprised', then, when the same...

How will subsidising just 35,500 tourists help overcome a crisis?
Michael Falzon

If Malta is aiming at 1 million tourists this year, how can subsidising just...

If Malta is aiming at 1 million tourists this year, how can...

Grech’s party: a political appendix needs surgery
Saviour Balzan

The situation with Bernard Grech is that he is limited in bringing making the...

The situation with Bernard Grech is that he is limited in...

From the sublime to the ridiculous
Josanne Cassar

While it is true that we are not used to seeing a major project being completed in record time, transmitting the pizazz of the inauguration live on national TV...

While it is true that we are not used to seeing a major...

How is the PA going to celebrate its 30th birthday?
Raphael Vassallo

The institution formerly known as MEPA is hitting the ‘Big Three-O’...

The institution formerly known as MEPA is hitting the...

Spring hunting is wrong for more than one reason
Mark Sultana

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a pandemic that is forcing...

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a...

It’s simple: those who love you, would not lay a hand on you

Josianne Cutajar • Beyond laws and policies, lies the central issue...

Josianne Cutajar • Beyond laws and policies, lies...

Uploading Malta’s best to the EU | Cyrus Engerer

The Europe we live in, still needs work. By no means does the LGBTIQ Strategy...

The Europe we live in, still needs work. By no means does...

The sound of flatulence...
Raphael Vassallo

The surprise victory of Joe Mangion seems to have fired a much-needed rocket up the artistic establishment’s backside… maybe a deliberate,...

The surprise victory of Joe Mangion seems to have fired a...

Going ‘beyond GDP’ | Daniel Darmanin, Maria Giulia Pace, Glenn Fenech

This is an opportune moment to make a choice on whether we want to go back to our old ways, or take this as a golden opportunity to build a better and more...

This is an opportune moment to make a choice on whether we...

Emergency contraception: our women’s needs are paramount | Rosianne Cutajar

Rosianne Cutajar • I have little patience for prejudice and the peddling of pointless fear in this country. There is nothing shameful about sex, and...

Rosianne Cutajar • I have little patience for...

Silence is violence | Erica Schembri

This year more women have lost their jobs, becoming financially dependent on their partner, and restrictive measures have locked many women in with their...

This year more women have lost their jobs, becoming...

Politics and the pandemic
Michael Falzon

How to tackle this problem is also a political issue – and the Opposition has the duty and every right to criticize any political decision made by the...

How to tackle this problem is also a political issue...

‘Speed’ isn’t everything, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

If we are going to dispense with the need for evidence, as a prerequisite for a...

If we are going to dispense with the need for evidence, as...

Inside the Bermuda Triangle of Corradino
Saviour Balzan

Beyond the recriminations, there is a bubble waiting to burst inside Corradino Correction Facility

Beyond the recriminations, there is a bubble waiting...

Stop blaming children for the behaviour of sexual predators
Josanne Cassar

When it comes to young children who have been exposed to sex, we must also be...

When it comes to young children who have been exposed to...

Coronavirus: compliance with controls will fall over the winter holidays
The Conversation

Sheheryar Banuri • In the upcoming holidays we face a different problem: the effects our behaviour has on one another – or what we call social norms

Sheheryar Banuri • In the upcoming holidays we face a...

If cannabis is ‘bad for your health’... what’s prison?
Raphael Vassallo

I can safely say 100% certainty that the prison experience must have caused...

I can safely say 100% certainty that the prison experience...