Malta needs to clean its act up... fast
In a country where so many people depend on safe pedestrian management for their daily needs, the sheer number of unsafe walkways amounts to no less than a dereliction of duty by...
Women making history
Those who even fail to recognise the kind of compromise proposed in Bill 28, a law aimed squarely at protecting the life of women when an unviable pregnancy threatens their...
If Grech stays, his reforms must be far-reaching

Only a leader with a clear vision for this party, with the stamina to coax it...

Only a leader with a clear vision for this party, with the...

A paradoxical election

The high number of non-voters also suggests that a large segment may not feel represented in the current two-party set up anymore; and this should increase...

The high number of non-voters also suggests that a large...

The only loser is democracy

Under such circumstances, one cannot expect the same voter enthusiasm that has characterised elections in the past

Under such circumstances, one cannot expect the same voter...

Abstention… from the highest court in the land

If the Constitutional Court does not have legal jurisdiction to...

If the Constitutional Court does not have legal...

Neither Labour nor PN has any ‘environmental credibility’

Truth be told, neither actually possess any of the ‘environmental...

Truth be told, neither actually possess any of the...

Regenerating old parties

Ultimately both parties led by two leaders who replaced their predecessor in the middle of the legislature are at the crossroads and now need a team of...

Ultimately both parties led by two leaders who replaced...

The abstention election?

If Labour wins by the same margin, not only will this be a knock-out blow on the opposition Nationalist Party, but it will also mean that Labour also has the...

If Labour wins by the same margin, not only will this be a...

Wages are paid in money, not words

Neither Labour nor the PN has actually committed itself to any specific wage increases, so far in the 2022 General Election campaign

Neither Labour nor the PN has actually committed itself to...

A new low in ‘power of incumbency’

It is also inexplicable why a party enjoying such a strong lead over the opposition, should resort to such cheap tactics in the first place

It is also inexplicable why a party enjoying such a strong...

The other war, in Gozo

Last Friday's vote on a Sannat application is corrupt in the sense that it illustrates a moral corruption when it comes to protecting our environment

Last Friday's vote on a Sannat application is corrupt...

‘War in Ukraine’ is only one reason to stop selling passports

In the end, it has to be the advent of war in Ukraine, to hasten an EU-wide...

In the end, it has to be the advent of war in Ukraine, to...

‘The show must go on’, within limits

The entire scenario has changed beyond recognition since the start of the electoral campaign; but the campaign itself has not changed accordingly at all

The entire scenario has changed beyond recognition since...

Europe faces an existential threat

On the domestic front, Malta has fallen in line with EU sanctions, and offered humanitarian assistance to Ukraine, in full respect of neutrality

On the domestic front, Malta has fallen in line with EU...

The environment is not just for elections

Residential pockets are continuously frustrated and exhausted by having to show...

Residential pockets are continuously frustrated and...

Renewal is easier said than done

Simply put: while it is ‘normal’ for political parties to have internal disputes, a modern, aspiring European party should ideally be managing its...

Simply put: while it is ‘normal’ for political...

Where is the justice ministry’s explanation?

The abject failure of the Attorney General to negotiate the process of justice...

The abject failure of the Attorney General to negotiate the...

A victory for common sense

So while it remains welcome, that Abela is now committed to rectifying mistakes made by his predecessor; it would be a bitter pill to swallow, if the country...

So while it remains welcome, that Abela is now committed to...

Missing the target on cyberbullying law

A cyberbullying law must be careful to clearly differentiate between such kind of victimisations, and situations in which public persons with lower...

A cyberbullying law must be careful to clearly...