Myriam Spiteri Debono will give presidency integrity and moral authority
Spiteri Debono should use her moral authority to convince the major parties in setting up a constitutional convention representative of society to redraft the Constitution to...
Silvio Grixti does not deserve our sympathy
It is law abiding taxpayers and voters who should be angry. It is parents of severely disabled children who should be angry for seeing their children’s condition being...
Water is too precious, and too scarce, to be ‘free’

The worst thing we could possibly do, in the present circumstances, is to keep...

The worst thing we could possibly do, in the present...

Justice has only begun to be served

Five years after the murder itself, Abela’s government still proves incapable of building bridges to the Caruana Galizia family or reconcile itself with...

Five years after the murder itself, Abela’s...

Police brutality: mandatory anti-racism training needed 

It is therefore high time that the government take ownership of this...

It is therefore high time that the government take...

Rural leases: property market must be regulated

What the government’s proposed reform for agricultural leases this week...

What the government’s proposed reform for...

PN protest: a reminder that ‘nature abhors a vacuum’  

In this sense, the party needs to go into listening mode, and fashion its...

In this sense, the party needs to go into listening mode,...

Press laws not strong enough

The government cannot take its tweaked laws as a fait accompli, without a convincing public consultation that takes on board also important observations on the...

The government cannot take its tweaked laws as a fait...

Corruption has driven us into a brick wall

After all, past experience has already taught us that the existing institutions...

After all, past experience has already taught us that the...

Full up, fed up... of tourism?

It is open season for unabashed construction wealth and paying tourists, while a silent war is waged against the dispossessed who suffer the consequences of...

It is open season for unabashed construction wealth and...

Abortion and shifting sands

But the very fact that her health was put at risk because the law disallows abortion, laid bare the cruel situation women like Prudente are forced into

But the very fact that her health was put at risk because...

Too easy to say: ‘Malta is full up’

Malta’s racism problem is spoken about less than its immigration problem

Malta’s racism problem is spoken about less than its...

Making poverty history

Malta must do everything to prevent the emergence of social ghettoes concentrated in deprived areas and social mobility should remain a prospect for all,...

Malta must do everything to prevent the emergence of social...

Fixing a broken planning system

Democracy may be imperfect, but it remains the best system we have - and planning should not be an exception

Democracy may be imperfect, but it remains the best system...

A bankrupt planning system

It is shocking to learn that the SCH has now dropped objections to a three-storey extension to a baroque palazzo and the construction of a swimming pool on the...

It is shocking to learn that the SCH has now dropped...

This is not ‘business as usual’

Government would be wise to ditch the mantra that it’s ‘business as usual’

Government would be wise to ditch the mantra that...

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...