The happy hour economy
What’s the difference between friends and best friends? Friends
Safety in Zombieland 
The first rule of Zombieland: zombies eat brains. If
Humpty Dumpty’s country
Around Europe, the patron saint of hunters is St
Konrad’s antics make Labour the real loser
Konrad Mizzi finally appeared before the Parliamentary Accounts Committee
The political apparatus of hate
When it comes to the latest democratic outrage by
Steward’s turn of the screw
Robert Abela insistently asks voters: “Who do you want
Your vote: how to have it both ways
They’re at it again. The two major Parties are
TVM’s alternate universe
Unless you’ve watched TVMnews+, you don’t know half of
The vision fling
Some politicians have a thing about vision: they can’t
From cranes to craniums
Our minister of finance, Clyde Caruana, is back with
With passport sales, we undermine our sovereignty
Many readers of The Shift will already be sympathetic
Framing the electoral choice
They slipped under the radar, Malta’s most significant responses
The controlled explosion
Nothing shows how much has changed in the relationship
The rich pay cheap, the poor pay dear
It was Aristotle who observed that the rich pay
Conscience of the State
President George Vella and his conscience are in the
Snakes and ladders
It’s not just what; it’s who. It’s not just
The tapir and the elephant 
As public demands for his resignation mount, Edward Zammit
The quack that ducked
If it quacks and walks like a duck, then
Robert Abela’s plan of attack
In Friday’s speech to Labour’s general party conference, Robert
Spinning the inquiry
Some communication experts are specialists in what is called
Bluster out of weakness 
Every time Robert Abela states that he has shown
Labour weakened our clout
Have you heard of the man who looked forward
The watchdogs that didn’t bark
If the FATF had any doubts about the need
Glenn Bedingfield eyes the truth
On 16 June, Glenn Bedingfield gave a speech in
The secrecy and the formula
Call it extra-sensory empathy or (if you really must)
A paradoxical state of the nation
There is a paradox about the conclusion of Friday’s
Our planners’ outdated idea of modernity
Martin Saliba, the Planning Authority’s executive chairman, has attracted
A squared circle of criminals
How do you break a circle of criminality, especially
Security and garden dwarfs
As the economy re-opens, and a general election looms
The Costanza defence
Anglu Farrugia: serial verbicidal maniac or humanity’s last hope