Adrian Delia must consider his political options
If the issue were only about Adrian Delia, one might understand his defiance. But at stake is also the existence of the Nationalist Party, already battered by infighting and...
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 had to take an...
Sorry is the hardest word

Even though the interdett’s most violent expression – the denial of a consecrated burial to people who were otherwise at peace with their faith...

Even though the interdett’s most violent expression...

Rumbles of discontent at Qala decision
Of meritocracy and public appointments

Even if politicians come clean about this system, and admit once and for all - without the pretence of autonomy - that top public posts have to be based on...

Even if politicians come clean about this system, and admit...

Hate speech limits freedom of expression

Verbal violence – often in the form of ‘ad hominem’ attacks on people with differing views – has, in fact, long characterised the tone...

Verbal violence – often in the form of ‘ad...

An explosive powder-keg that must be defused

Sunday’s riot may therefore be a stark reminder that the social realities...

Sunday’s riot may therefore be a stark reminder that...

Towards ‘truth and justice’

There are some aspects to Daphne Caruana Galizia’s career that we can all agree upon, regardless of our differences in opinion

There are some aspects to Daphne Caruana Galizia’s...

Libya cannot be abandoned

Apart from the terrible cost in terms of human life, the multiple tragedies we are now witnessing in connection with immigration from Africa to Europe are also...

Apart from the terrible cost in terms of human life, the...

‘Consistency’ is not an end in itself

One can only wonder what Busuttil was trying to achieve, by criticising...

One can only wonder what Busuttil was trying to achieve, by...

Malta not for sale?

Labour's sudden mercantile approach to matters concerning national identity is almost certain to have irked and irritated even some of the PL’s core.

Labour's sudden mercantile approach to matters concerning...

Chronicle of a tragedy foretold

This latest tragedy has only reinforced an already existing widespread perception that there is simply no such thing as a common European policy or even...

This latest tragedy has only reinforced an already existing...

A question of propriety

It is irrelevant how many skeletons the previous administration has in its own closet. What the public deserves to hear is not a reminder of how poorly the...

It is irrelevant how many skeletons the previous...

An inconvenient truth

Seven months after the change in government, there is a decided feeling of déjà vu in the country.

Seven months after the change in government, there is a...

To bind the bully’s fist

As the recently formed Anti-Cyber Harassment Alliance made its first public appearance yesterday, there is mounting evidence that the issue it purports to...

As the recently formed Anti-Cyber Harassment Alliance made...

The ties that bind us

People can adapt to cultures in other ways. And the importance given to language in our survey also points us in the direction of a possible long-term solution.

People can adapt to cultures in other ways. And the...

Family matters

It remains surprising that a political party so critical of the ‘friends of friends’ mentality would so quickly succumb to almost the exact same habit now...

It remains surprising that a political party so critical of...

All cards on the table

Now that the Chinese have been reeled into the stewardship of Enemalta, we demand full transparency on this deal.

Now that the Chinese have been reeled into the stewardship...

Time for a public transport rethink

It would be more helpful for Tranpsort Minister Joe Mizzi to issue calls for expressions of interest in other types of public transport, with a view to finally...

It would be more helpful for Tranpsort Minister Joe Mizzi...

All the government’s (wo)men

Maltese public life has become even more suffocated by the influence of political parties, with nary a voice in opposition to sound the alarm.

Maltese public life has become even more suffocated by the...