A suspended requiem for unelected Edwin Vassallo | Mario Thomas Vassallo
Those who chanted the requiem for Edwin Vassallo may better prepare themselves for an unexpected and unpleasant surprise
The Owl and the Pussy-Cat  (‘Only in Malta’ version)
Raphael Vassallo
We have clearly succeeded in overcoming our former ‘barbarity’, in at least some aspects of how we traditionally treat animals in this country. So why, oh why, do we...
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,...

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...

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...

Getting things done? More like getting us drowned
Josanne Cassar

Despite the millions spent and the snappy hashtag about #gettingthingsdone,...

Despite the millions spent and the snappy hashtag about...

A reform that needs all stakeholders on board
Saviour Balzan

The press is facing a threat of extinction because of a lack of revenues, and...

The press is facing a threat of extinction because of a...

Our experience: fertility struggles are emotionally taxing and we must talk about them
Mark Camilleri Gambin

There seems to be an unspoken consensus that such matters ought be kept secret. Yet we believe that the benefits from not suffering in silence outweigh these...

There seems to be an unspoken consensus that such matters...

An agency that invests in the community | Alex Muscat

The old IIP raised €1.7 billion. The results can be seen everywhere, in...

The old IIP raised €1.7 billion. The results can be...

Who’s advising the PN on cannabis reform: Cheech and Chong?
Raphael Vassallo

In a nutshell: you cannot logically reach the conclusion that current drug...

In a nutshell: you cannot logically reach the conclusion...

On Malta’s foreign policy strategy | Christopher Cutajar

The pandemic has completely changed the world as we know it, bringing in a new...

The pandemic has completely changed the world as we know...

Zero tolerance on cannabis? More like zero-empathy games

The professional careers and personal lives of people who consume cannabis are...

The professional careers and personal lives of people who...

Ask a serious question, get a silly answer…
Raphael Vassallo

In all honesty, though: how on earth can anyone not be...

In all honesty, though: how on earth can anyone not be...

A very peculiar ‘amnesty’
Michael Falzon

Does the government believe that those who are monitoring our financial system couldn’t care less in areas where only taxation of Maltese people is...

Does the government believe that those who are monitoring...

How SMEs can gain a competitive edge | Josianne Cutajar

SMEs have their flexibility and their potential for fast innovation –...

SMEs have their flexibility and their potential for fast...

Two decades and counting, we still chase the story
Saviour Balzan

As legacy newspapers keep feeling their way about to rediscover their true role...

As legacy newspapers keep feeling their way about to...

Social media gives callous people a wider audience
Josanne Cassar

Is it already too late for humanity to pull back from the brink of the darkness...

Is it already too late for humanity to pull back from the...