Bernard’s fatal moment, Scicluna’s transgression
Saviour Balzan
In the past, the PN’s openness was a recipe for success, now Bernard Grech is sounding like it’s ok to push away younger voters for whom issues like sexual health and...
Why Byron Camilleri has to go
Minister Byron Camilleri stopped short of taking the bull by the horns when dealing with Col. Alex Dalli
Democracy and the common good
Michael Falzon

When will this country really break free?

When will this country really break free?

We’ve already destroyed most of Xlendi… so why not just destroy the rest?
Raphael Vassallo

But this? This is utterly indefensible (even by Hollywood movie reboot standards). So utterly, irredeemably awful, in fact, that… well, just look at us:...

But this? This is utterly indefensible (even by Hollywood...

A lifeline for Malta, the EU and the planet | Robert Abela

Our nation as a small island state, is the smallest emitter in the EU, but may...

Our nation as a small island state, is the smallest emitter...

Taxi Mary, quite contrary
Josanne Cassar

For most people taxis are once again considered a one-off luxury, a means of transport you book just to take you to the airport, or when you are desperate to...

For most people taxis are once again considered a one-off...

The terror of Robespierre
Saviour Balzan

You cannot praise Angelo Gafà for being a serious guy one day, and then choose to paste him on a poster and accuse him of being shameful and...

You cannot praise Angelo Gafà for being a serious...

The election that never was

Robert Abela kept the Nationalist Party guessing, forcing it into premature election mode, already taxing on its limited resources

Robert Abela kept the Nationalist Party guessing, forcing...

European Citizen Prize rewards those who embody European values
Alex Agius Saliba

Dar tal-Providenza embodies the best values that we as Maltese and...

Dar tal-Providenza embodies the best values that...

Lassana masterpiece: gnashing of teeth betrays the frailty of Maltese identity
Matthew Vella

As we witness the shrill indignation of idiots whose small world has been brought into frame by the audacity of the Lassana portrait,...

As we witness the shrill indignation of idiots...

‘Environmental credibility’ needs more than just public gardens, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

Oh, Ok: I’ll admit that’s more how I would answer that question, if I were able to put words in Mr Ambjent’s mouth

Oh, Ok: I’ll admit that’s more how I would...

Reproductive rights are human rights – where does Malta stand? | Nathalie Psaila

In spite of Malta being a “proud UN member”, it consistently discriminates against women as sexual beings from very early on in their lives

In spite of Malta being a “proud UN member”, it...

Robert Abela’s litmus test

Abela still needs to send a clear signal that he will leave no stone unturned in establishing both the political and judicial truths related to the Panama...

Abela still needs to send a clear signal that he will leave...

A new political party? Mamma Mia!
Raphael Vassallo

According to the Electoral Commission, ‘ABBA’ is… wait for it… “too short to be abbreviated” (and, as George Clooney so...

According to the Electoral Commission, ‘ABBA’...

Disagreeing with the Ombudsman
Michael Falzon

One wonders whether it was the ministry that pushed the Commissioner to sign the letter or if it was the other way about. Whichever it was, it is a reflection...

One wonders whether it was the ministry that pushed the...

Dalli is not fit to be prison director
Saviour Balzan

One would have thought that people dying in prison would translate into solid and water-tight evidence of the state of affairs in Corradino –...

One would have thought that people dying in prison would...

If we live long enough, we’re all going to need taking care of
Josanne Cassar

As we gaze at our parents, we need to fully appreciate that one day, that will...

As we gaze at our parents, we need to fully appreciate that...

People want fairness: nothing more, nothing less

Neither a Labour victory by a larger margin, nor even the...

Neither a Labour victory by a larger margin, nor...

‘Environmental credibility’ needs more than just public gardens, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

One small environmental problem from Budget 2022 is that the Labour government measures do not even begin to address the real issues that they were...

One small environmental problem from Budget 2022...

Ten years of humanism in Malta | Joanna Onions, Christian Colombo

Humanity needs to base its policies on reason and co-operation

Humanity needs to base its policies on reason and...