Ombudsman’s last hurrah
Michael Falzon
The current administration does not seem unduly worried with this situation – progress on this front does not bring in any votes!
Miracles should surely be made of more ‘miraculous’ stuff…
Raphael Vassallo
Naturally, however, I will leave it entirely up to you, to decide which of those options may really ‘protect more lives’, in the end…
‘The dog ate my government’
Raphael Vassallo

In just a few words, Robert Abela effectively exposed the sheer non-existence of a government that allowed itself to be ‘gobbled up’ by the...

In just a few words, Robert Abela effectively exposed the...

Malta at NATO: island perspective adds value to the debate
Frank Psaila

Faced with Russia’s aggression of Ukraine, Malta, whilst remaining a...

Faced with Russia’s aggression of Ukraine, Malta,...

Visit Rwanda!
Michael Falzon

Is Boris Johnson using the Rwanda and the Northern Ireland issues to divert attention and so help him cling on to power despite the mutiny by his own MPs over...

Is Boris Johnson using the Rwanda and the Northern Ireland...

The fastest (and most infuriating) u-turn in history...
Raphael Vassallo

And I am sorry to have to conclude on such a dismal note, but: let’s face...

And I am sorry to have to conclude on such a dismal note,...

Keep moving, nothing to see here... just another week of bizarre headlines
Josanne Cassar

A suspected homicide following an argument in St Paul’s Bay, a man in danger of dying after an argument in St...

A suspected homicide following...

The Plain Truth
Saviour Balzan

Politicians have to learn to see the wider interest of society and communities and not only the narrow ones. The Plain Truth is that nothing can...

Politicians have to learn to see the wider interest of...

The best of both worlds? | Alex Muscat

Those that move on to other territories will become ambassadors for Malta, encouraging others to live here or do business here

Those that move on to other territories will become...

Upstanding citizens following the rules
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan | Next time the government comes out with a call for voluntary vaccination in the midst of another serious medical crisis, they should not...

Saviour Balzan | Next time the government comes out with a...

How many more women will it take?
Angele Deguara

Women are unsafe in the park; they are unsafe in the streets; they are unsafe in their own homes. Where, if anywhere, are women safe?

Women are unsafe in the park; they are unsafe in the...

‘Snow White and the Seven Shapeless, Formless, Nameless and Utterly Inoffensive Little… Things’
Raphael Vassallo

Once again, I invoke the ancient gods to succour me, in this moment of my ordeal… but… by Toutatis, that must be the single, goddamned STUPIDEST...

Once again, I invoke the ancient gods to succour me, in...

Breaking the wheel: unlocking the secrecy of party financing is crucial
Robert Louis Fenech

Political parties raise millions on television marathons. Mass meetings are held with concert-grade sound systems and stages. But do we know where the money...

Political parties raise millions on television marathons....

‘The Transfiguration of Roberta Metsola’
Raphael Vassallo

Roberta Metsola now faces far more criticism (and altogether more savage, too)...

Roberta Metsola now faces far more criticism (and...

What a mise en scène!
Michael Falzon

Is Muscat trying to pre-empt any moves against him that Abela might be reserving for after the election?

Is Muscat trying to pre-empt any moves against him that...

Up, up and away: the Air Malta saga
Josanne Cassar

If it feels like we have been hearing about the demise of Air Malta for years, it is because we have

If it feels like we have been hearing about the demise of...

Does Muscat expect us to look the other way?
Saviour Balzan

Prime Minister Robert Abela has the arduous task of walking a tightrope,...

Prime Minister Robert Abela has the arduous task of walking...

Last Tango in Strasbourg…
Raphael Vassallo

But no matter WHY both Robert and Roberta engaged in this ‘two steps forward, three steps back’ sort of rhythmic dance; fact remains that it is...

But no matter WHY both Robert and Roberta engaged in this...

It’s about a better economy, and it’s not stupid
Miriam Dalli

We need to encourage this evolution in all other key sectors of our economy

We need to encourage this evolution in all other key...

If rape is not ‘gender-related’… what the heck is?
Raphael Vassallo

f, for argument’s sake, you found yourself charged with...

f, for argument’s sake, you found yourself charged...