Abela: come clean on media freedom
Peter Agius
While in Malta we need to see through a media reform which truly protects journalists, in Brussels the European Commission has presented a new law to ensure that no government in...
A Mosque too far?
Raphael Vassallo
… but never – not even once – was this concern with ‘increased traffic’, and ‘worsening air pollution’, sufficient for the Planning...
Whose side is Robert Abela on, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

On the contrary: for the past 18 years, the PN has been consistently asking for our vote… simply because ‘it exists’ (and, of course,...

On the contrary: for the past 18 years, the PN has been...

Robert’s surreal administration
Michael Falzon

Meanwhile expect different messages from the Labour Party – a message to appease the ‘Muscat can do no wrong’ supporters and a message to...

Meanwhile expect different messages from the Labour Party...

A victory for women’s autonomy
Isabel Stabile

Isabel Stabile | When deciding to deny patients access to medicines to which they have a right, pharmacists should state the scientific rationale on which they...

Isabel Stabile | When deciding to deny patients access to...

That’s not very sporting of you, Minister Fearne
Josanne Cassar

Josanne Cassar | The fact that throughout these two years, sports has not...

Josanne Cassar | The fact that throughout these two...

The best of both worlds? | Alex Muscat

Those that move on to other territories will become ambassadors for Malta, encouraging others to live here or do business here

Those that move on to other territories will become...

Upstanding citizens following the rules
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan | Next time the government comes out with a call for voluntary vaccination in the midst of another serious medical crisis, they should not...

Saviour Balzan | Next time the government comes out with a...

How many more women will it take?
Angele Deguara

Women are unsafe in the park; they are unsafe in the streets; they are unsafe in their own homes. Where, if anywhere, are women safe?

Women are unsafe in the park; they are unsafe in the...

‘Snow White and the Seven Shapeless, Formless, Nameless and Utterly Inoffensive Little… Things’
Raphael Vassallo

Once again, I invoke the ancient gods to succour me, in this moment of my ordeal… but… by Toutatis, that must be the single, goddamned STUPIDEST...

Once again, I invoke the ancient gods to succour me, in...

Breaking the wheel: unlocking the secrecy of party financing is crucial
Robert Louis Fenech

Political parties raise millions on television marathons. Mass meetings are held with concert-grade sound systems and stages. But do we know where the money...

Political parties raise millions on television marathons....

‘The Transfiguration of Roberta Metsola’
Raphael Vassallo

Roberta Metsola now faces far more criticism (and altogether more savage, too)...

Roberta Metsola now faces far more criticism (and...

What a mise en scène!
Michael Falzon

Is Muscat trying to pre-empt any moves against him that Abela might be reserving for after the election?

Is Muscat trying to pre-empt any moves against him that...

Up, up and away: the Air Malta saga
Josanne Cassar

If it feels like we have been hearing about the demise of Air Malta for years, it is because we have

If it feels like we have been hearing about the demise of...

Does Muscat expect us to look the other way?
Saviour Balzan

Prime Minister Robert Abela has the arduous task of walking a tightrope,...

Prime Minister Robert Abela has the arduous task of walking...

Last Tango in Strasbourg…
Raphael Vassallo

But no matter WHY both Robert and Roberta engaged in this ‘two steps forward, three steps back’ sort of rhythmic dance; fact remains that it is...

But no matter WHY both Robert and Roberta engaged in this...

It’s about a better economy, and it’s not stupid
Miriam Dalli

We need to encourage this evolution in all other key sectors of our economy

We need to encourage this evolution in all other key...

If rape is not ‘gender-related’… what the heck is?
Raphael Vassallo

f, for argument’s sake, you found yourself charged with...

f, for argument’s sake, you found yourself charged...

A good PN move
Michael Falzon

This PN move will probably not help it to attract new voters in time for the next election, but it will still create a much more positive depiction of the PN...

This PN move will probably not help it to attract new...

Human rights, public health and the consequences of the ongoing vaccine debate
Josanne Cassar

The world has endured countless rapid tests and PCR tests, and we’ve become so used to wearing masks that carrying one around has become second...

The world has endured countless rapid tests and PCR...