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Our planners’ outdated idea of modernity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
The workers’ heckler
Watching Robert Abela give his May Day address yesterday
An economy of authentic fakes
It’s easy to think that the Passport Papers are
Founding fathers and anxious midwives
Some national Constitutions have confident Founding Fathers, who produce
Civil society out on bail 
If you want to understand why 79 non-governmental organisations
Singin’ in the drain 
Anything too stupid to say must be sung. Voltaire,
Silence of the clams
The courtroom dramas of this past week have torn
The broken spell 
Yesterday’s arraignments were not a day of triumph for
It’s not enough to ridicule absurdities
Some things are so absurd that they manage to
Dodger’s gone, Dodge City remains
Babylon had Hammurabi. Judaism had Moses. Classical Athens had