Full House
Michael Falzon
The increase of six seats to each side upsets the corrective mechanism made to ensure that, in a two-party House, the number of MPs in each party reflect the ratio of the votes...
We are not ‘derogating’ from the Birds Directive. We’re just breaking it, that’s all
Raphael Vassallo
What we are looking at now is an actual, full-blown, environmental emergency. There is, at the end of it all, a bird species that is threatened with possible extinction, no less
The siege of Malta’s critical thought | Luke Fenech

To start fighting the long-standing problem of critical thinking in our...

To start fighting the long-standing problem of critical...

Writing the end of democracy | Aleks Farrugia

Striving for peace is also a display of courage, perhaps even more than the...

Striving for peace is also a display of courage, perhaps...

The land of sleeping policemen
Michael Falzon

The system has been so corrupted over the years that police do not need any prodding from politicians – they naturally sense when there is some political...

The system has been so corrupted over the years that police...

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,...

Upsetting the rental market... again
Michael Falzon

Upsetting once again the rental market by new forms of discriminatory government interference is a disservice Schembri – who holds university degrees in...

Upsetting once again the rental market by new forms of...

How is the removal of all that is historic ‘embellishment’?
Josanne Cassar

Every time I read that dreaded word ‘embellishment’ it is like a...

Every time I read that dreaded word...

The polls show the PN needs vision
Saviour Balzan

The Nationalist Party has to offer a vision, some form of hope, and an agenda that gives floating voters and also former voters that moved into Labour, a good...

The Nationalist Party has to offer a vision, some form of...

‘Can’t do shit about it’ is not exactly an answer, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

So what, if Local Plans drawn up 20 years ago identified only ‘Wied...

So what, if Local Plans drawn up 20 years ago identified...

We cannot abandon the people  of Afghanistan
Cyrus Engerer

We must be prepared for this, as we cannot have a repeat of the 2015 Syrian...

We must be prepared for this, as we cannot have a repeat of...

Grech’s divided Opposition: a tale of failed leadership | Ramona Attard

Bernard Grech clearly cannot offer a solution to the PN woes as his leadership was supported by one of these factions contributing to the fragmentation of the...

Bernard Grech clearly cannot offer a solution to the PN...

Abortion is a fact of life in modern Malta
Isabel Stabile

The presence of complete DNA and a beating heart are far less important than...

The presence of complete DNA and a beating heart are far...

‘Blessed are the boat-owners, for they shall inherit Marsaskala…’
Raphael Vassallo

By the same token, it will be the Marsaskala residents – the ones who rightly regard that bay as their own ‘public property’ – who will...

By the same token, it will be the Marsaskala residents...

Good care close to home | Alex Muscat

The evidence is that people like the convenience of receiving treatment for less serious conditions close to home

The evidence is that people like the convenience of...

Attack: the best form of defence
Michael Falzon

Attack, attack, attack seems to have been the only idea that was inspiring Joseph Muscat while replying to the questions made to him

Attack, attack, attack seems to have been the only idea...

A boat for all seasons
Josanne Cassar

I never imagined a Labour minister would be so quick to quote (and embrace) something that was decided by a Nationalist administration

I never imagined a Labour minister would be...

Studenti Graffitti: back in action | Annalise Ebejer

Studenti Graffitti believes in a free and radical democracy that leaves the...

Studenti Graffitti believes in a free and radical democracy...