Diversity, but no unity
It now appears that the EU has come full circle: if not actually taken a step backwards. After the mandatory responsibility-sharing mechanism which introduced quotas in 2015, EU...
Utopian, but not impossible
If the EU finds the political will to engage seriously and effectively with Libya, solutions may eventually be found
Rent is a double-edged sword

Other questions remain unanswered. Was all money derived from the 132% increase declared? Are the authorities working to ensure that all taxes are being paid...

Other questions remain unanswered. Was all money derived...

Slime and punishment

If yet another summer goes by without any action to bring tuna farms in line with their permit conditions, it would be a public admission that the entire...

If yet another summer goes by without any action to bring...

A house divided

It was smiles all around when Adrian Delia and Simon Busuttil announced the break-through truce: but those smiles couldn’t conceal the naked daggers...

It was smiles all around when Adrian Delia and Simon...

Dark times for democracy, indeed

Delia should be preparing for European elections, not struggling to keep the PN afloat. Opposition MPs should be meeting people, learning about their problems,...

Delia should be preparing for European elections, not...

The Big Lie

This was indeed the ‘biggest lie in Maltese history’ - It cannot be allowed to go unpunished

This was indeed the ‘biggest lie in Maltese...

Scapegoating of Africans must stop

The ignorance of the Lega mayor infuriated the usual commentators, who were eager to remind Ceccardi that Malta has assumed its responsibility for migrants and...

The ignorance of the Lega mayor infuriated the usual...

Balanced broadcasting

Concrete reforms at the Broadcasting Authority should see the inclusion of members from civil society and all political parties.

Concrete reforms at the Broadcasting Authority should see...

Our role as journalists

This country is being held ransom by both political blocs making it impossible to even entertain any form of intelligent questioning

This country is being held ransom by both political blocs...

Patients before profits

Our health system is in need of innovation but transparent, robust public funding and a better use of resources are the answer and not privatisation

Our health system is in need of innovation but transparent,...

Bannister, the Malta files and tax avoidance

It cannot be denied that in the wider sense of equal benefits for all...

It cannot be denied that in the wider sense of equal...

The rush for the gay vote

The gay lobby is considered to be an important dynamic of the electorate that can make a difference on who wins the next election

The gay lobby is considered to be an important dynamic of...

The old whistleblower test

In the battle of perceptions that both political leaders are waging, it can only be the independence of the magisterial inquiry that will guarantee a sane...

In the battle of perceptions that both political leaders...

Transparency, integrity and fairness

Transparency, integrity and fairness in the decision-making process are crucial to safeguard public interest

Transparency, integrity and fairness in the decision-making...

Accusations of money laundering

It was inevitable that the activities and successes of Keith Schembri's business past would be used as fodder to bring him down - a businessman in the...

It was inevitable that the activities and successes of...

Race to the bottom

The solution is a fair tax system which guarantees a fair distribution of wealth and not a race to the bottom between parties trying to win the election by...

The solution is a fair tax system which guarantees a fair...

Governance as seen through the employers

It is good to know that there are skilled people keen on entering politics, which is a ruthless arena as the current situation proves

It is good to know that there are skilled people keen on...

The venerated lobbies

The argument remains that the two perceptions are facing each other as if they were two principles: a vibrant economy against a corrupt government

The argument remains that the two perceptions are facing...

A battle for the switchers

Expect the next weeks to be tense, intense and heated. The parties will ponder whether to unleash pure hell through a negative campaign, or whether there are...

Expect the next weeks to be tense, intense and heated. The...

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