Labour at a crossroads
Instead of introspection we have witnessed misplaced exuberance; instead of taking bold internal steps to distance itself from the shenanigans of those accused with such serious...
It’s not just about Muscat’s ‘Indian’ narrative
The picture Muscat paints of himself is that of a very naïve politician who was used and abused by those he trusted. The picture the Vitals inquiry paints is one of a...
Alienating middle of the road voters

Irrespective of his denial, the Prime Minister is lowering the bar to placate pockets of anger among the party’s grassroots

Irrespective of his denial, the Prime Minister is lowering...

Allowing the pigs back at the trough

Unfortunately, Abela’s zeal to make a clean break with the toxic legacy of Muscat’s administration has now been compromised. It appears he will no...

Unfortunately, Abela’s zeal to make a clean break...

After shaking the team, a mentality change

Robert Abela wanted to pre-empt events to try and determine the outcome of the...

Robert Abela wanted to pre-empt events to try and determine...

Making vocational education a worthy career choice

What is needed is a re-think at secondary school level with the creation of a...

What is needed is a re-think at secondary school level with...

Let the people elect the president

There is no reason why Malta cannot go down the same route as Ireland, Austria and other countries in creating a system that empowers voters to choose the head...

There is no reason why Malta cannot go down the same route...

Looking back with pride

There may be little to toast about as 2023 comes to an end but today’s edition gives us the opportunity to revisit some of the salient issues and events...

There may be little to toast about as 2023 comes to an end...

At last, a stream of light for LGBTIQ Catholics

Pope Francis has gently pushed the door to allow some light into the darkness

Pope Francis has gently pushed the door to allow some light...

Let’s make it a fair and just transition

Transitioning away from fossil fuels will require an equally important...

Transitioning away from fossil fuels will require an...

The days of “je suis le roi,  je suis la loi” are over

Can Dalli be trusted in such a delicate role, given his draconian methods in...

Can Dalli be trusted in such a delicate role, given his...

Dear Rosianne, it wasn’t the Opposition that spoke of pigs at the trough

Instead of trying to divert attention elsewhere, Rosianne Cutajar should at the very least own up to her misdeeds in the absence of resigning outright from...

Instead of trying to divert attention elsewhere, Rosianne...

All hail Malta’s queens of football

Their fighting spirit and professionalism are an inspiration to the younger generations

Their fighting spirit and professionalism are an...

Malta should do the right thing and drop the charges against the El Hiblu 3

It is astonishing in a twisted way that a government that has championed civil rights so assiduously over the past 10 years is perpetrating such an injustice...

It is astonishing in a twisted way that a government that...

What’s good for the goose: Rosianne Cutajar and ITS CEO must leave

This country must have an honest discussion on how to significantly improve the...

This country must have an honest discussion on how to...

Europe’s green drive risks alienating ordinary citizens

On paper these aims appear noble but in practice they will result in higher...

On paper these aims appear noble but in practice they will...

A question of arrogance

If anything, it is the people who are increasingly showing a lack of trust in politicians and while this is underpinned by a myriad of reasons, arrogance by...

If anything, it is the people who are increasingly showing...

‘What will you do?’

Having a UN resolution to back up arguments in favour of humanitarian pauses or a ceasefire is always better than having nothing. At the very least it provides...

Having a UN resolution to back up arguments in favour of...

The Mosta trees debacle

The problem is that the lack of discussion with residents before the plans were put into action has created a situation of antagonism that clouds any form of...

The problem is that the lack of discussion with residents...

Safeguarding open space and local plan changes

The economic outlook, the country’s demography, the state of the...

The economic outlook, the country’s demography, the...