Back to censorship, under ‘progressive’ Labour
Surely, the country’s entire justice system should have far more serious work to attend to, than prosecuting a comedian for ‘cracking a joke’ (no matter how...
Gozo airstrip decision leaves the public ‘grounded’
In this sense: even if the airport is approved, it is vital to address the fears of future extensions by enacting a planning policy which not only clearly limits the extent of the...
Is this Malta’s ‘tangentopoli’ moment?

One way of addressing this problem of mistrust is to strengthen anti-corruption...

One way of addressing this problem of mistrust is to...

Populist tonic for the summer malaise

Now that the dust has settled, after the unruly scenes witnessed in Ħamrun last week, it may be worth putting the entire incident into some perspective...

Now that the dust has settled, after the unruly scenes...

Remote governing... does Abela have a trust issue?

But his obsession with remaining in control all the time without trusting...

But his obsession with remaining in control all the time...

It’s not just 'competitiveness' that needs safeguarding

Malta’s business community needs to remember that its own competitiveness...

Malta’s business community needs to remember that its...

Air Malta cannot be saved by repeating the same mistakes

Editorial | Successive governments have always treated the airline, not as...

Editorial | Successive governments have always treated...

A warning of ‘bigger things to come’

If the institutions are truly working, however, people like Frederick Azzopardi would not need any show of support to make their case in court

If the institutions are truly working, however, people like...

The great influx in context

Crucially, however, the census should bring about a realisation that Malta is no longer homogenous – if indeed it ever was - but includes different...

Crucially, however, the census should bring about a...

George Vella’s Constitutional holiday

The President’s actions on the IVF bill are representative of a much wider malaise, which has cropped up several times in the past; and which can only be...

The President’s actions on the IVF bill are...

Europe’s gas crisis: a degree less in cooling

Gas savings can already be delivered in the summer by reducing the peak...

Gas savings can already be delivered in the summer by...

Ursula goes to Baku...

While Joseph Muscat is justified in saying that this agreement shows that he was no pariah in seeking energy cooperation with an autocratic regime, he is also...

While Joseph Muscat is justified in saying that this...

A line that should not be crossed

In short, a Prime Minister is neither a salesman, nor a monarch; but a servant of the people. At moments, Robert Abela seems to forget this crucial fact

In short, a Prime Minister is neither a salesman, nor a...

Expediting justice requires investment

It is manifestly useless to simply stamp our feet, and demand a faster and more efficient justice system... unless we are also willing to put our money where...

It is manifestly useless to simply stamp our feet, and...

Urgent need for a transparency registry

For as a country, we also need to learn that democracy and transparency also come at a cost: which is worth paying to avoid a downward spiral into a corporate...

For as a country, we also need to learn that democracy and...

Valletta’s anger is about more than just ‘noise’

Governments which ‘disregard the interests of citizens’, always end...

Governments which ‘disregard the interests of...

Bernard Grech must show leadership on ethical issues

Adrian Delia’s call for a free vote is bound to resonate with the...

Adrian Delia’s call for a free vote is bound to...

No ‘Green Deal’ without pain

The green transition involves readjusting a global energy system - and that includes generating that energy, storing and transporting it

The green transition involves readjusting a global...

A ‘blunder’ of gargantuan proportions

What happened in court was more than just a classic miscarriage of justice but...

What happened in court was more than just a classic...

Legislators are there to legislate: not pontificate

Andrea Prudente was not the first woman who needed protection, and she will...

Andrea Prudente was not the first woman who needed...