Shrimp cocktail at the General Council
Saviour Balzan
What is needed is a clear vision and a realisation that nobody owes the PN anything. Nor to any other party
All hail the consumer culture
Josanne Cassar
When told to queue for the (free) organic bins and the waste separation bins, again came all the melodrama. Yet on Friday people battled traffic and fought their way to a parking...
Hoist with his own petard
Saviour Balzan

On Delia and money laundering: a very senior police source who talked to me lamented that this was an old case and it had yet to be ascertained if the...

On Delia and money laundering: a very senior police source...

Running away from intimacy  into a fake, simulated world
Josanne Cassar

They will be living as if they are on an island, where social media becomes...

They will be living as if they are on an island, where...

Iceland Christmas ad: barred, but it will help 2018 go down as the year of 'corporate caring'
The Conversation

Cathrine Jansson-Boyd • A cynical person might say Iceland is simply trying to increase its sales. But if the outcome is good – generating...

Cathrine Jansson-Boyd • A cynical person might say...

Striking a balance between the bad and the good
Josanne Cassar

When one balances the ‘good’ this administration has done with what...

When one balances the ‘good’ this...

Introducing your town’s new nig...  I mean, mayor
Raphael Vassallo

Who cares if Marsa really does one day elect an African councillor, or even an...

Who cares if Marsa really does one day elect an African...

Rent reform revisited: caution with fairness is the only way forward
Michael Falzon

It is definitely not the right time to ill-treat again this long-suffering...

It is definitely not the right time to ill-treat again this...

Delia must get the Opposition in shape
Saviour Balzan

This is not about being a President of a football club where you occasionally write your thoughts in a badly scripted poem, this is politics. And politics is...

This is not about being a President of a football club...

And what if no one wants to use the metro / monorail either?
Josanne Cassar

It is all very well to come up with glossy, futuristic designs of what this...

It is all very well to come up with glossy, futuristic...

Greed begets sludge
Ralph Cassar

Sludge from tuna farms has polluted bathing areas as the growth philosophy allows big business to get greedier at the expense of ordinary people’s...

Sludge from tuna farms has polluted bathing areas as the...

When a newsroom gets it wrong, the public deserves an apology
Josanne Cassar

With the Egrant story in particular, an apology should be...

With the Egrant story in particular, an...

Turkeys clamouring for Christmas
Raphael Vassallo

The PN cannot keep insisting on Mizzi and Schembri’s resignation, when Simon Busuttil – now embroiled in an infinitely worse scandal –...

The PN cannot keep insisting on Mizzi and Schembri’s...

Egrant… and bread and butter issues
Frank Psaila

The Nationalist Party was wrong about Egrant, and it had to admit that to move forward

The Nationalist Party was wrong about Egrant, and it had to...

History will be damning
Evarist Bartolo

If Simon Busuttil had won the 2017 election based on a lie we would have a crisis on our hands nothing short of catastrophic

If Simon Busuttil had won the 2017 election based on a lie...

The ‘burden of proof’ still applies, you know
Raphael Vassallo

Our newly discovered ‘burden of proof’ applies just as much to this...

Our newly discovered ‘burden of proof’ applies...

Rushing recklessly to judgement
Michael Falzon

People who insist that Egrant belongs to the Prime Minister’s wife have come up with a lot of silly excuses because they do not want to accept the truth

People who insist that Egrant belongs to the Prime...

Macbeth, the Lady, and the witches
Saviour Balzan

For years to come, Caruana Galizia’s Egrant affair and the connivance of the PN will be a textbook case of rotten journalism, and politics

For years to come, Caruana Galizia’s Egrant affair...

The Egrant fall-out has  affected both parties
Josanne Cassar

If those who perpetuated and fanned the flames of this lie are now suddenly...

If those who perpetuated and fanned the flames of this lie...

The siege of Attard… and Malta
Ralph Cassar

Policies based on the now and with no view of the future. Policies which are a continuation of the development frenzy and car-centred transport policies of the...

Policies based on the now and with no view of the future....

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