Democracy in times of ‘war’
Is European democracy under siege? And with so much concern about the future political direction of the Union, why is Malta so apparently far-removed from the realities of the...
Fenech’s middle class budget | Tonio Fenech
The spin off from capital projects and the targeted tax cuts for higher spenders announced in the budget will create the right climate for economic growth, says Finance Minister...
Defending the honour of the House | Michael Frendo

While lamenting the ‘PR disaster’ that was the MPs pay rise,...

While lamenting the ‘PR disaster’ that was...

When truth is not always one-sided | Khaled Alashdar

Khaled Alashdar, who resigned his post as Chief Security Officer at the...

Khaled Alashdar, who resigned his post as Chief Security...

Between fear and defiance | Khaled Riani

Muammar Gaddafi still has the power to make Libyan exiles like Khaled Riani tremble with fear when he speaks. What has changed is that his brutality has now...

Muammar Gaddafi still has the power to make Libyan exiles...

Defender of the bond | Beppe Fenech Adami

Beppe Fenech Adami, MP, is adamant that the divorce bill before Parliament is...

Beppe Fenech Adami, MP, is adamant that the divorce bill...

Labour’s blast from the past | Karmenu Vella

He’s been branded a left-over from the ‘bad old days’...

He’s been branded a left-over from the ‘bad...

Driving the reform home | Austin Walker

Austin Walker once described himself as an ‘expensive car’,  but has he delivered?

Austin Walker once described himself as an...

Affairs of State | Michael Pace Ross

The next National Census will include migrants for the first time, while breaking taboos on cohabitation, same-sex couples and other ‘bedroom...

The next National Census will include migrants for the...

The people versus... | Alex Vella Gera

Author of controversial short story ‘Li Tkisser Sewwi’ – as well as a number of other books, including novels and collections of poetry...

Author of controversial short story ‘Li Tkisser...

Who’s afraid of divorce? | Rene Camilleri

Theologian Fr Rene Camilleri is not scared of the...

Theologian Fr Rene Camilleri is not...

The man who refused €7,000 | Jean-Pierre Farrugia

Jean Pierre Farrugia thinks that the government is cut off from reality and...

Jean Pierre Farrugia thinks that the government is cut...

His own man | Jesmond Mugliett

Former Minister Jesmond Mugliett has no qualms criticising his own party in parliament, but he vehemently denies being motivated by disgruntlement at the...

Former Minister Jesmond Mugliett has no qualms...

Naming and shaming | Carm Mifsud Bonnici

Justice and Home Affairs Minister Carmelo Mifsud Bonnici wants to keep our children safe, reform the prison system, keep speculation out of Auditor General...

Justice and Home Affairs Minister Carmelo Mifsud Bonnici...

The family guy | Edwin Vassallo

Edwin Vassallo believes that marriage has a superior value to cohabitation. So why is he against separated persons marrying the partner with whom they have...

Edwin Vassallo believes that marriage has a superior...

Pro-divorce means pro-family | Deborah Schembri

Chairman of the newly formed ‘Yes’ campaign Dr Deborah Schembri...

Chairman of the newly formed ‘Yes’ campaign...

Too early to panic | Mario de Marco

The late Professor Guido de Marco is a tough act to follow. His son, Dr Mario de Marco, is Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, the Environment and Culture....

The late Professor Guido de Marco is a tough act to...

Weathering the storm | Lawrence Gonzi

He stands by his decisions, denies falling out with Austin Gatt, and reneges on a former decision to reform electoral law. Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi is a...

He stands by his decisions, denies falling out with...

Kenneth Zammit Tabona on art, buses and birds

Kenneth Zammit Tabona is a renowned artist and popular columnist. His life...

Kenneth Zammit Tabona is a renowned artist and popular...

Shaken, but still standing | Tonio Fenech

Finance Minister Tonio Fenech has survived allegations of corruption, trading...

Finance Minister Tonio Fenech has survived allegations of...