Inside the PN, a not-so silent revolution
Love him or hate him, Adrian Delia was the choice of the Nationalist Party’s true owners. It was a choice based specifically on a rejection of the Nationalist Old...
Migrant standoffs expose European division
And even if it is true that Italy has once again failed to abide by its international obligations, and to observe the treaties to which it is signatory… this does not add...
Cynical resolution on Gozo tunnel

The parliamentary attempt to rope in the Nationalist opposition to back the development can be interpreted as just another cynical pre-electoral move to...

The parliamentary attempt to rope in the Nationalist...

An indictment of our political culture

It should not really surprise us that the unwholesome situation mapped out in the GRECO report – which we have all tacitly accepted – would...

It should not really surprise us that the unwholesome...

Fuelling suspicions

Protest and activism is an important part of any democracy. The relative comfort that comes with a growing economy must not lull us into complacency that...

Protest and activism is an important part of any democracy....

Piracy is as piracy does

If a crime was committed, it took the form of attempting to return survivors to a place where they faced a well-founded fear of persecution

If a crime was committed, it took the form of attempting to...

Adrian Delia must consider his political options

If the issue were only about Adrian Delia, one might understand his defiance....

If the issue were only about Adrian Delia, one might...

Separation of powers is long overdue

Given the events of the past three years alone – where the AG’s role has been repeatedly called into question – it is surprising that it even...

Given the events of the past three years alone –...

Politics is a full-time job

The troubles engulfing former Energy Minister Konrad Mizzi stem from his handling of private financial interests while wearing a political hat

The troubles engulfing former Energy Minister Konrad Mizzi...

Shooting the messenger

It is a common tactic to respond to politically turbulent press stories by simply attacking or undermining the medium that printed them

It is a common tactic to respond to politically...

An affront to women’s rights

The compromise on the morning after pill may be convenient for a political class that doesn’t seem interested in the plight of the people affected...

The compromise on the morning after pill may be...

Time is running out for Air Malta

The Prime Minister is right to hold out for a deal which is more beneficial for Air Malta, especially if the Alitalia agreement would have reduced Air Malta to...

The Prime Minister is right to hold out for a deal which is...

Time to adapt to new social realities

Maltese society has evolved to a point where it can no longer comfortably fit in any one category, as well as receiving an influx of foreigners

Maltese society has evolved to a point where it can no...

Back to school, back to traffic

Back to school also means back to high traffic congestion at particular peak times in a number of localities

Back to school also means back to high traffic congestion...

Back to school, back to traffic

Only a truly innovative transport system which takes cars off the road – without replacing them with buses or minivans – can alleviate...

Only a truly innovative transport system which takes cars...

Questions about Malta’s Independence, 52 years later

In most areas of identity, the questions remain wide open

In most areas of identity, the questions remain wide open

In praise of ‘Occupy Manoel Island’

Lurking beneath the surface is a deep-rooted and widespread sense of discontent concerning our country’s strategic use of land

Lurking beneath the surface is a deep-rooted and widespread...

The mark of Panama

Leo Brincat's vote against the no-confidence motion filed against Konrad Mizzi caused him to pay the ultimate price before a majority of MEPs who...

Leo Brincat's vote against the no-confidence motion...

What happened to the Panama Papers investigation?

There is more than just a political dimension to the Panama Papers; and...

There is more than just a political dimension to the Panama...

To be ineffective, or not to be effective

Former environment minister Leo Brincat’s grilling before the European...

Former environment minister Leo Brincat’s grilling...