We’re heading for a normal summer with abnormal staffing problems
Josanne Cassar
As the tourism sector looks forward to recouping some of its losses from the last two years, it is a mystery why a government which is so hellbent on reviving the economy is not...
Agriculture is about food security, not just ‘folklore’
At this juncture it is crucial to stop regarding agriculture as merely ‘folklore’ and instead start considering rural development as a key factor in the...
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,...

Ukraine needs more than just 'thoughts and prayers'

Despite speeches which conveyed a strong message of solidarity towards Ukraine,...

Despite speeches which conveyed a strong message of...

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…

Political parties have succeeded in benefiting only...

BOV owes its shareholders an explanation

It is therefore crucial that the ‘return to normality’ in business is also matched by a return to normality in accountability and transparency

It is therefore crucial that the ‘return to...

Finally, Gonzi’s ‘new way of doing politics’ gets a chance…
Raphael Vassallo

Bernard Grech now has a spectacular opportunity to actually deliver –...

Bernard Grech now has a spectacular opportunity to actually...

The PN’s financial woes – 2
Michael Falzon

I understand that subsequently efforts were made to reduce the debt, but they were hardly successful, with NET TV losing some €1 million annually –...

I understand that subsequently efforts were made to reduce...

Political parties which cannot live within their means
Josanne Cassar

Here are Malta’s two major political parties, the recipients of so many...

Here are Malta’s two major political parties, the...

The sins of the past, conveniently forgotten
Saviour Balzan

It is unfortunate that people who want to occupy the mediatic or political...

It is unfortunate that people who want to occupy the...

Citizens’ Assembly can chip away at EU trust deficit

Only through this kind of democratisation process can Europe’s social...

Only through this kind of democratisation process can...

Arnold Cassola: BOV and Deiulemar, who is responsible?

Who at BOV is going to shoulder responsibility for this disastrous venture?

Who at BOV is going to shoulder responsibility for this...

The Dalek invasion of Pietà…
Raphael Vassallo

Jason Azzopardi has set things up rather nicely for yet another ‘cliff-hanger’ final confrontation: in which either the Nationalist Party, or...

Jason Azzopardi has set things up rather nicely for...

A Putin shock to the world economy
Frank Psaila

Government has rightly committed itself to limit energy prices growth in 2022, although no government can cushion all inflationary effects

Government has rightly committed itself to limit energy...

Bringing workers’ rights into the future | Cyrus Engerer
Cyrus Engerer

As the world has increasingly changed, and technological advances have adapted...

As the world has increasingly changed, and technological...

A wake-up call to address poverty, and hunger

It should also serve as a wake-up call to stop the further destruction of...

It should also serve as a wake-up call to stop the further...

Shocked at Elon Musk buying Twitter? Then you should also be ‘shocked’ at…
Raphael Vassallo

Since when has it become so very compulsory for absolutely everyone out there (and his dog, and his dog’s puppies, etc.) to even have any kind of opinion...

Since when has it become so very compulsory for absolutely...

The PN’s financial woes
Michael Falzon

Bernard Grech could prove to be a veritable safe pair of hands – and a godsend if he manages to restructure the PN’s financial arm

Bernard Grech could prove to be a veritable safe pair of...