Raising the green bar
Budget 2020 sets the tone but it will be fruitless unless there is the political will to go for the green paradigm shift in our lifetime
Crossing the digital divide
Continuity won, but some change is inevitable

From this perspective, Abela’s tenure as Prime Minister may have...

From this perspective, Abela’s tenure as Prime...

A new political season for Malta

Will both parties commit themselves to a change in the political culture that respects voters, that vows to address the shortcomings in good governance, that...

Will both parties commit themselves to a change in the...

A proxy war in the Med?

As things stand, the coming weeks and months may prove crucial to the prospects of lasting peace in the Mediterranean

As things stand, the coming weeks and months may prove...

Continuity is not an option

Both Chris Fearne and Robert Abela must sufficiently distance themselves from what they now both recognise to be the ‘mistakes’ of the Muscat...

Both Chris Fearne and Robert Abela must sufficiently...

Beware of ‘friends’ bearing gifts: regulating trading in influence

Muscat himself has now underscored the danger, by claiming to being ‘blackmailed’. That is the whole point of the matter: it was his own decision...

Muscat himself has now underscored the danger, by claiming...

A breakdown of national trust

Ultimately, the Egrant inquiry should serve both as a cautionary tale against running wild with allegations before having all the facts at hand; but also as a...

Ultimately, the Egrant inquiry should serve both as a...

Balanced broadcasting

Concrete reforms at the Broadcasting Authority should see the inclusion of members from civil society and all political parties.

Concrete reforms at the Broadcasting Authority should see...

Our role as journalists

This country is being held ransom by both political blocs making it impossible to even entertain any form of intelligent questioning

This country is being held ransom by both political blocs...

Patients before profits

Our health system is in need of innovation but transparent, robust public funding and a better use of resources are the answer and not privatisation

Our health system is in need of innovation but transparent,...

Bannister, the Malta files and tax avoidance

It cannot be denied that in the wider sense of equal benefits for all...

It cannot be denied that in the wider sense of equal...

The rush for the gay vote

The gay lobby is considered to be an important dynamic of the electorate that can make a difference on who wins the next election

The gay lobby is considered to be an important dynamic of...

The old whistleblower test

In the battle of perceptions that both political leaders are waging, it can only be the independence of the magisterial inquiry that will guarantee a sane...

In the battle of perceptions that both political leaders...

Transparency, integrity and fairness

Transparency, integrity and fairness in the decision-making process are crucial to safeguard public interest

Transparency, integrity and fairness in the decision-making...

Accusations of money laundering

It was inevitable that the activities and successes of Keith Schembri's business past would be used as fodder to bring him down - a businessman in the...

It was inevitable that the activities and successes of...

Race to the bottom

The solution is a fair tax system which guarantees a fair distribution of wealth and not a race to the bottom between parties trying to win the election by...

The solution is a fair tax system which guarantees a fair...

Governance as seen through the employers

It is good to know that there are skilled people keen on entering politics, which is a ruthless arena as the current situation proves

It is good to know that there are skilled people keen on...

The venerated lobbies

The argument remains that the two perceptions are facing each other as if they were two principles: a vibrant economy against a corrupt government

The argument remains that the two perceptions are facing...

A battle for the switchers

Expect the next weeks to be tense, intense and heated. The parties will ponder whether to unleash pure hell through a negative campaign, or whether there are...

Expect the next weeks to be tense, intense and heated. The...