Sins of the past and present blemishes
Saviour Balzan
Lino Farrugia is expected to stay on as CEO of the FKNK, because the guys around the table of that executive committee do not have the balls to sack him 
Funds for political parties? Sounds a lot like ‘State Aid’, to me…
Raphael Vassallo
Political parties have succeeded in benefiting only themselves, while ‘distorting the market’ through decades of maladministration…
The siege of Malta’s critical thought | Luke Fenech

To start fighting the long-standing problem of critical thinking in our...

To start fighting the long-standing problem of critical...

Writing the end of democracy | Aleks Farrugia

Striving for peace is also a display of courage, perhaps even more than the...

Striving for peace is also a display of courage, perhaps...

The land of sleeping policemen
Michael Falzon

The system has been so corrupted over the years that police do not need any prodding from politicians – they naturally sense when there is some political...

The system has been so corrupted over the years that police...

What Europeans want is ‘more democracy’… not ‘more Europe’
Raphael Vassallo

What was the reaction of the overwhelming majority of Brussels bureaucrats to a...

What was the reaction of the overwhelming majority of...

May the (Police) Force be with you
Josanne Cassar

Weeding out the bad ones is crucial if the public is ever going to feel that police officers who are there to ostensibly ensure that law and order are kept in...

Weeding out the bad ones is crucial if the public is ever...

Sins of the past and present blemishes
Saviour Balzan

Lino Farrugia is expected to stay on as CEO of the FKNK, because the guys around the table of that executive committee do not have the balls to sack him 

Lino Farrugia is expected to stay on as CEO of the FKNK,...

Why do political debates have to be turned into mass meetings?
Josanne Cassar

Anyone who is directly affiliated with a political party should not be allowed...

Anyone who is directly affiliated with a political party...

Ten years of soul-searching later, we are ready to govern
Emma Portelli Bonnici

The Nationalist Party has spent the past ten years soul-searching, listening to...

The Nationalist Party has spent the past ten years...

Labour’s abhorrent ‘green’ agenda
Saviour Balzan

My 35-year career in journalism has spanned from Mintoff’s Labour, Lorry Sant’s thuggery, the nascent Alternattiva Demokratika, the EU referendum...

My 35-year career in journalism has spanned from...

Education for a better future | Clifton Grima

Every change, at every level of our education system, must take into account...

Every change, at every level of our education system, must...

Farewell to Mario Azzopardi, my rebel mentor
Karl Schembri

In a society whose nuts and bolts are lubricated by sycophancy, mediocrity and...

In a society whose nuts and bolts are lubricated by...

How is it OK to buy gas from Russia… but not sell passports to Russians?
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s face it: Vladimir Putin has his finger on more than just the ‘Big Red Nuclear Button’… he also controls the tap that keeps...

Let’s face it: Vladimir Putin has his finger on more...

Time to close off our ports to Russian blood money | Daniel-Luc Farrugia

This is also Malta’s opportunity to be at the forefront and endeavour to lead the way on the European level

This is also Malta’s opportunity to be at the...

Do Labour’s ‘1,000 promises’ include all the ones it didn’t keep in 2017?
Raphael Vassallo

It seems that every political party on the island – with a single, rather large exception – clearly understands at least one fundamental principle...

It seems that every political party on the island –...

The other adversary
Michael Falzon

Will Robert finally manage to shake off Joseph Muscat after he is re-elected Prime Minister? That is the great unknown

Will Robert finally manage to shake off Joseph Muscat after...

The great people of this world
Evarist Bartolo

It is time for a ceasefire, and a return to the negotiating table. We must find ways to build a common security system, where the security concerns of every...

It is time for a ceasefire, and a return to the negotiating...

Tone deaf, out of touch and always a step too late
Josanne Cassar

Bernard Grech and Robert Abela are desperately trying to whip up voter...

Bernard Grech and Robert Abela are desperately trying to...

Electioneering while war is going on? Yawn...
Saviour Balzan

Most people are literally switched off from what is an uneventful and boring...

Most people are literally switched off from what is an...