The PN Punch-and-Judy show
Mark Said
A number of PN activists or sympathisers are at war with each other. They are fighting over who it is that professes sincere loyalty to the PN’s creed and ideology
A dealer, an addict and a criminal | Mariella Dimech
Changing a law with the only argument that an addict is not a criminal does not suffice. Yes, an addict is not a criminal, but several addicts not only harm themselves but the...
Walliams’s €120,000 was unjustified

So, yes it does seem unfair when a government entity appears unscrupulously cavalier about paying €120,000 to a foreign performer for an exclusive event...

So, yes it does seem unfair when a government entity...

Policies not politics
Michael Falzon

Meloni has done little in the way of real reforms, but she has proved pragmatic, ditching hard-line policies and moving away from her past populist and...

Meloni has done little in the way of real reforms, but she...

Going to the dogs…
Raphael Vassallo

Where has Minister Anton Refalo actually been, while this crisis was ‘spiralling out of control’? And where is he still hiding today, for that...

Where has Minister Anton Refalo actually been, while this...

What a waste of space
Daniel Xerri

When media houses give space to people with absurd views, they achieve nothing of value

When media houses give space to people with absurd views,...

Two leaders, two problems
Saviour Balzan

There is little doubt, that Malta is in dire need of an opposition party and the Labour Party must have an opposition to keep it on its toes. It is...

There is little doubt, that Malta is in dire need of an...

Cartoon: 11 February 2024

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Let’s have a conversation about miscarriage

It’s about time this country had a conversation about miscarriage and...

It’s about time this country had a conversation about...

Increase in emergency calls by drug users: More abuse or less fear? | Karen Mamo

Increased presentations to the emergency services, primarily linked with cocaine and cannabis, are a shared reality across the EU

Increased presentations to the emergency services,...

A mistrusted and partial speaker?
Mark Said

Perhaps the time has come to consider a constitutional amendment whereby the Speaker is elected by a two-thirds majority with the same procedure as that...

Perhaps the time has come to consider a constitutional...

Any doubt on whether the action is time barred should go in favour of the plaintiff
Malcolm Mifsud

The party claiming that an action is time barred should prove this. However, any doubt should sway in favour of the plaintiff

The party claiming that an action is time barred should...

A feasible plan for the health sector is required

After eight years of pinning its hopes on a fraudulent deal to deliver change...

After eight years of pinning its hopes on a fraudulent deal...

A geriatric for a US president
Michael Falzon

Pity the serious US voter if the campaign centres on the verbal slips of the two candidates! A geriatric race is on

Pity the serious US voter if the campaign centres on the...

Europe’s latest magic trick: turning farmers into villains…
Raphael Vassallo

Like a classic Panto villain (and in season, too!) an army of ‘evil,...

Like a classic Panto villain (and in season, too!) an army...

We are surrounded by narcissistic politicians
Josanne Cassar

It is one thing to give great sound bites and get social media all a flutter...

It is one thing to give great sound bites and get social...

Maserati Muscat and President Metsola
Saviour Balzan

As things stand, we will be still seeing much more of Maserati Muscat and President Metsola, but my feeling is that they will be orbiting around Mother Earth...

As things stand, we will be still seeing much more of...

Robert Abela should back off from criticising ongoing hospitals inquiry

The Prime Minister has disarmed himself of the moral authority to tell his supporters to back off and allow the institutions to do their job if the inquiry...

The Prime Minister has disarmed himself of the moral...

Cartoon: 04 February 2024

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Racial equality in housing
Renee Laiviera

Eliminating racial discrimination in housing requires sustained effort and collaboration from individuals, communities, policymakers, media, and society as a...

Eliminating racial discrimination in housing requires...