The curious story of Manwel Cuschieri
Saviour Balzan
Abela’s rebuffed and discarded militants, aides and colleagues – though they might not be very vocal now – could someday return to haunt him when times get bad
Expediting justice requires investment
It is manifestly useless to simply stamp our feet, and demand a faster and more efficient justice system... unless we are also willing to put our money where our mouth is, and...
The devils I did not see
Kurt Sansone

Children need to be taught about the diversity that surrounds them. It helps them accept others and themselves

Children need to be taught about the diversity that...

The jurisdiction of choice
Aaron Farrugia

As Government we are committed to continue supporting the yachting industry by eliminating uncertainty, ensuring a level playing field and creating the right...

As Government we are committed to continue supporting the...

Malta’s energy and climate ‘non-plan’ | Ralph Cassar
Ralph Cassar

Malta’s 2030 National Energy and Climate Plan does not commit the country...

Malta’s 2030 National Energy and Climate Plan does...

Maltese developers, complaining about noise. Whatever next?
Raphael Vassallo

Sandro Chetcuti should consider himself lucky that he only has a...

Sandro Chetcuti should consider himself lucky...

A dangerous game
Michael Falzon

The interview from jail made to George Degiorgio, one of the two brothers accused of murdering Daphne Caruana Galizia, seems to me part of a dangerous game...

The interview from jail made to George Degiorgio, one of...

Never tell someone from Valletta how they feel about their own city
Josanne Cassar

Sometimes MPs are so focused on demonstrating absolute party loyalty that they...

Sometimes MPs are so focused on demonstrating absolute...

Valletta’s anger is about more than just ‘noise’

Governments which ‘disregard the interests of citizens’, always end...

Governments which ‘disregard the interests of...

The extreme centre
Ralph Cassar

The extreme centre takes the sides of the economically powerful, while posing as being on the side ‘of the people’

The extreme centre takes the sides of the economically...

The PN now really has no other option, but to split….
Raphael Vassallo

Even two much smaller, unelectable parties could do a much better job of...

Even two much smaller, unelectable parties could do a much...

Bernard Grech must show leadership on ethical issues

Adrian Delia’s call for a free vote is bound to resonate with the...

Adrian Delia’s call for a free vote is bound to...

ESG: corporate values that serve the common good
Miriam Dalli

When corporate decisions are embedded in values, financial objectives can still...

When corporate decisions are embedded in values, financial...

Putin single-handedly revived NATO
Frank Psaila

Putin now faces a NATO that is stronger and bigger. Yet, the Kremlin is unlikely to reverse course and Putin is highly unlikely to admit that his was a huge...

Putin now faces a NATO that is stronger and bigger. Yet,...

‘Bouncers can’t police Paceville’; but nor can imaginary policemen…
Raphael Vassallo

When you combine the nature of these ‘random acts of violence’ – in Paceville, and elsewhere – it does appear as though Malta has...

When you combine the nature of these ‘random acts of...

A convenient technicality
Michael Falzon

I rarely join the chorus of those who are always asking for the resignations of people with whom they disagree, but in this case the Attorney General is so...

I rarely join the chorus of those who are always asking for...

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...

With salaries remaining the same there is only so much you...

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...

Grech knows he cannot win the next European elections... he...

No ‘Green Deal’ without pain

The green transition involves readjusting a global energy system - and that includes generating that energy, storing and transporting it

The green transition involves readjusting a global...

Malta’s answer to ‘Roe vs Wade’? ‘Roe(sianne) vs Roe(berta)!’
Raphael Vassallo

Our politicians are beginning to actually touch upon the real issues surrounding abortion, for the very first time. Who knows? Our own ‘Roe(sianne)...

Our politicians are beginning to actually touch upon...