A battered middle class and Muscat’s shenanigans
It is ironic that Joseph Muscat sees collusion everywhere to bring down the Labour government but ignores the real collusion identified by the NAO and the law courts in the...
Budget 2024 | A social budget… only for some
Apart from the children’s allowance measure, middle-income families have little else to look forward to from the budget. For these families, 2024 will be another year of...
Conflict of interest, or comedy of errors?

It is therefore even more surprising and damning that history keeps repeating...

It is therefore even more surprising and damning that...

Rewriting the political playbook

Voters worried about corruption, inequalities and environmental degradation are now more likely to protest by not voting rather than support a PN obsessed by...

Voters worried about corruption, inequalities and...

No conflict between public inquiries and criminal investigations

It is of vital importance that the information gathered from these individual...

It is of vital importance that the information gathered...

The PN’s waning influence

Why, then, does the PN cling to an exceptionalist, almost identitarian and anti-feminist view of sexual and reproductive rights when its own modern,...

Why, then, does the PN cling to an exceptionalist, almost...

Toying with football for personal glory

Portelli’s antics suggest that for him football is just a toy, which he plays with as he pleases.  It also suggests that Portelli is using the club...

Portelli’s antics suggest that for him football is...

Justice requires quality, not just quantity

It is clear that government cannot claim, at this stage, to have given the...

It is clear that government cannot claim, at this stage, to...

Prison director, and convicted criminal, at the same time

If Robert Brincau resigned, after having been convicted of a serious crime;...

If Robert Brincau resigned, after having been convicted of...

The wheels of justice turn too slowly

It is clear that we are looking at more than just a question of ‘inefficiency’, or ‘incompetence’, by any one individual office, but...

It is clear that we are looking at more than just a...

Both parties may be affected by ‘abortion fallout’

What remains to be seen, from both sides, is: how much of their own voter-base...

What remains to be seen, from both sides, is: how much of...

Back to censorship, under ‘progressive’ Labour

Surely, the country’s entire justice system should have far more serious...

Surely, the country’s entire justice system should...

Gozo airstrip decision leaves the public ‘grounded’

In this sense: even if the airport is approved, it is vital to address the...

In this sense: even if the airport is approved, it is vital...

Deadlocked by political bickering

Clearly, there must be some form of mediation – ideally provided by the President, as well as other parliamentary officers – to impart upon both...

Clearly, there must be some form of mediation –...

Malta is in no position to criticise ‘Qatargate’

From this perspective, it is clearly hypocritical of countries like Malta to...

From this perspective, it is clearly hypocritical of...

Malta needs to clean its act up... fast

In a country where so many people depend on safe pedestrian management for their daily needs, the sheer number of unsafe walkways amounts to no less than a...

In a country where so many people depend on safe pedestrian...

Women making history

Those who even fail to recognise the kind of compromise proposed in Bill 28, a law aimed squarely at protecting the life of women when an unviable pregnancy...

Those who even fail to recognise the kind of compromise...

Message in a bottle-scheme

Instead, however, the message we received from this bottle-scheme is that it was, at best, poorly thought-through, and haphazardly implemented

Instead, however, the message we received from this...

Qatargate, and what’s good for the goose

If Roberta Metsola wants to be credible about her efforts to stamp out...

If Roberta Metsola wants to be credible about her efforts...

Cancelling Mintoff, is cancelling Maltese history

As such, the PBS board would do well to revise its ill-judged decision to...

As such, the PBS board would do well to revise its...