As prices keep going up, will our lifestyles eventually come crashing down?
Josanne Cassar
With salaries remaining the same there is only so much you can stretch your pay cheque... for the first time, I am hearing people say that they have simply stopped dining out...
A boy-scout cannot win elections
Saviour Balzan
Grech knows he cannot win the next European elections... he lacks gravitas, charisma, rhetorical will-power and the vision to pull the electorate away from Labour
So let me get this straight… UK teens, no. But EU teens, yes?
Josanne Cassar

It seems the Government is excelling in making decisions which contain zero...

It seems the Government is excelling in making decisions...

England’s identity: fans sing football’s coming home, but what is home?
The Conversation

In spite of the positive image of diverse modern England projected by this group of players and manager, it is unrealistic to expect football to navigate the...

In spite of the positive image of diverse modern England...

Malta shall prevail over greylisting through hard work | Andy Ellul

The message is clear from the government: tax dues – current and...

The message is clear from the government: tax dues...

Labour’s broken promises | Chris Said
Chris Said

It’s time to call Labour’s bluff on Gozo. It’s time to remind everyone how Labour has been taking Gozitans for a ride for nine years, and the...

It’s time to call Labour’s bluff on Gozo....

No sex please, we’re Mintoffjani…
Raphael Vassallo

What is more important: that Mintoff’s own (unabridged) version of events is recorded for posterity… or that it remains at the level of mere...

What is more important: that Mintoff’s own...

Why it is vital to decriminalise abortion: the case of Malta
The Conversation

Claire Pierson, Liza Caruana-Finkel | Criminalising abortion of course...

Claire Pierson, Liza Caruana-Finkel | Criminalising...

State jobs galore
Michael Falzon

Meanwhile, Labour keeps fooling everybody by pretending that there is nothing wrong with the increase in unnecessary jobs with the state

Meanwhile, Labour keeps fooling everybody by pretending...

Worried about going to prison? Get a job in the construction sector...
Raphael Vassallo

Nowadays, the same sort of contradiction is painfully visible almost everywhere you look: for instance, whenever the Planning Authority comes down like a tonne...

Nowadays, the same sort of contradiction is painfully...

Private party? Relax, just tell them it’s a football celebration…
Josanne Cassar

I will bet my bottom dollar that the restrictive measures for people to hold...

I will bet my bottom dollar that the restrictive measures...

MPs, magistrates, and common mortals: not all are equal
Saviour Balzan

A new government must bring legitimacy and clarity, and do away – to a...

A new government must bring legitimacy and clarity, and do...

Satire and the normalisation of gender and cultural stereotypes | Angele Deguara

Hiding behind satire to spew a barrage of sexist and racist ‘jokes’ while accusing a non-Maltese, non-white character of sexism is not on,...

Hiding behind satire to spew a barrage of sexist and racist...

All hail the new colonialism…
Raphael Vassallo

If Repubblika’s proposal were to actually be acted upon… it would only illustrate the sheer extent to which the scars of our Colonial experience...

If Repubblika’s proposal were to actually be acted...

Abortion: a mandate to deceive | Charlene Giordmaina

Irrespective of whether the majority of the electorate bases its vote on that...

Irrespective of whether the majority of the electorate...

Abortion is a human right, MEPs say | Isabel Stabile, Christopher Barbara
Isabel Stabile

The European Parliament has unequivocally stated that abortion is a right, a fundamental human right, putting paid the ridiculous assertions of...

The European Parliament has unequivocally stated that...

Ah, but life isn’t fair, Robert. It’ what we all learnt at school...
Raphael Vassallo

To reduce it all, once again, to ‘headmaster-speak’… what we’ve just been told is: 'No more excuses; no more fancy talk; you know...

To reduce it all, once again, to...

The sky has turned grey
Michael Falzon

The promised new beginning never was and the list of people in the Muscat administration who should have been brought to justice but were not, is not small

The promised new beginning never was and the list of people...

It’s not just one shade of grey | Alex Muscat

Parliamentary Secretary Alex Mjuscat | We engage with international bodies,...

Parliamentary Secretary Alex Mjuscat | We engage with...

An icy cold shower in the middle of a heatwave
Josanne Cassar

Malta got its own icy cold shower last week when the news broke that it had...

Malta got its own icy cold shower last week when the news...