Who will bell the Constitutional cat?
Will the two parties walk their own talk, and work together and with others to deliver a revamped Constitution that strengthens the system of checks and balances? Or will...
The President’s outspokenness will be missed
In an age when so many other national institutions appear wary of directly contradicting government in any way, Marie-Louise Coleiro’s brusque outspokenness may yet go down...
We must protect jobs: including fishermen

The Maltese government should immediately call for ministerial-level talks with...

The Maltese government should immediately call for...

Tackling financial crime

Can a financial crime agency resolve the prosecution bottleneck on money laundering and tax evasion?

Can a financial crime agency resolve the prosecution...

Scooters should be encouraged, not penalised

The proposed regulations are the wrong response to a new way of travelling that...

The proposed regulations are the wrong response to a new...

Enough really is enough

Government cannot afford to ignore a widespread perception that people are living in fear inside their own homes; and that the situation is being tolerated...

Government cannot afford to ignore a widespread perception...

Crackdowns should be on criminals, not victims

Surely, the legality of those tenants’ status should not have been the...

Surely, the legality of those tenants’ status should...

Public officials must be open to public scrutiny

Not only has there been no attempt to make the declaration exercise more...

Not only has there been no attempt to make the declaration...

Prisoners of conscience

How much more public funds are we willing to spend, and how much more procrastination are we willing to endure, to ensure that the conscience of some of our...

How much more public funds are we willing to spend, and how...

The police’s duty to inform

Why was there no press conference at any stage of the Rahman investigation to keep the media informed… as tends to happen in all serious countries?

Why was there no press conference at any stage of the...

Nothing is sacred anymore

JPO was presented to the general electorate by the PN as a sacrificial lamb: resulting in an overwhelming sympathy vote which quite possibly led to the PN...

JPO was presented to the general electorate by the PN as a...

Desperate bedfellows

Viewed only through a narrow prism, the cohabitation move is admittedly little short of a political masterstroke.

Viewed only through a narrow prism, the cohabitation move...

This is not the PN we once knew

The extent of the mess we are seeing today is a direct consequence of the sum total of these and other, myriad failures.

The extent of the mess we are seeing today is a direct...

Where does all this lead?

Effectively, all government’s resources have now been channelled only into its own surviva

Effectively, all government’s resources have now been...

Show us the evidence

Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando presents a quandary for the PN.

Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando presents a quandary for the PN.

Caught in a political no man’s land

Regardless of how the PN chooses to ‘discipline’ its own members, the paralysis affecting the present government will invariably entail serious...

Regardless of how the PN chooses to ‘discipline’ its...

Symptoms of a failed system

In the aftermath of the chilling events of last Friday, many of the shortcomings identified in the International Commission of Jurists’ report were visibly...

In the aftermath of the chilling events of last Friday,...

Facing the inevitable

History has a nasty habit of repeating itself.

History has a nasty habit of repeating itself.

From GonziPN… to Gonzi vs PN?

Parliament has now clearly descended into the domain of the personal, the petty and the ridiculous.

Parliament has now clearly descended into the domain of the...

A question of self respect

With Monday’s vote in Parliament, the previously invisible battle lines of the Nationalist Party’s civil war have now been dragged into the open for all to...

With Monday’s vote in Parliament, the previously...