2020: Man proposes, COVID disposes
Michael Falzon
Without entering into the merits of Rosianne Cutajar’s tryst with the business classes, I cannot but comment that such ‘improbable’ links are not surprising...
Does Malta have (enough) talent?
Josanne Cassar
Malta’s Got Talent is just that... if these shows can bring some happiness to people stuck at home at a time when they need to come together... then they will have done a...
The gas pipeline saga
Ralph Cassar

The story of energy policy in Malta is one of incompetence, mismanagement, of allegations of graft, corruption and of smoking guns. It is a story of the...

The story of energy policy in Malta is one of incompetence,...

Coronavirus new variant – genomics researcher answers key questions | Lucy van Dorp
The Conversation

The variant carries 14 defining mutations including seven in the spike protein, the protein that mediates entry of the virus into human cells. This is a...

The variant carries 14 defining mutations including seven...

Ignoring quarantine rules has become the most common crime all over
Michael Falzon

We have entered pandemic fatigue. Meanwhile, COVID-19 keeps...

We have entered pandemic fatigue. Meanwhile,...

Easier to disrupt education than to ban private parties
Josanne Cassar

Robert Abela seems to be living in his own little cocoon of protected bliss,...

Robert Abela seems to be living in his own little cocoon of...

Call an election
Saviour Balzan

Prime Minister Robert Abela needs to be his own man, and one that can take this small Island State through the necessary changes that were wilfully neglected...

Prime Minister Robert Abela needs to be his own man, and...

Yorgen Fenech and the Castille gang
Arnold Cassola

Is it not strange that at least ten persons working in Castille during Joseph Muscat’s stint as Prime Minister have had connections of varying type with...

Is it not strange that at least ten persons working in...

A Constitution for all
Ralph Cassar

Our Parliament, based on a winner-takes-it-all system, could have kickstarted a process of deep reform; instead it seems that they have chosen piecemeal...

Our Parliament, based on a winner-takes-it-all system,...

Migration, COVID-19 and the Prime Minister’s shameless TV appearance
Kurt Sansone

After a week of silence despite a surge in COVID-19 cases, Robert Abela spoke on One TV. Kurt Sansone takes the Prime Minister to task on his misguided...

After a week of silence despite a surge in COVID-19 cases,...

'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...

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...