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Our planners’ outdated idea of modernity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
For a future that guarantees the past
The President’s conference on national unity yesterday was held
Patriotism and character
The other day, as I was listening to the
The hitchhiker’s guide to conspiracy theories
Even a brief guide to conspiracy theories must acknowledge
Not in the public interest
Elsewhere, he’d be a public broadcaster’s worst nightmare. Here,
Robert Abela waves the rules
Robert Abela’s place in history was already secure. Here,
Killed for chasing the truth
A social media effort is afoot, spontaneous or orchestrated,
The first sign of corruption
Georges Bernanos (1888-1948): ‘The first sign of corruption in
The politics of anger 
Maybe Aristotle was the first philosopher to say that,
Politics when facts don’t matter 
Voters don’t use identical benchmarks when judging prime ministers
Keith Schembri’s phone: a hypothesis
It’s the season to be jolly and put cynicism
Judges in the dock 
It was the Roman satirist Juvenal who asked, Who
The cabal matters, not the ‘Kitchen Cabinet’
Ten years ago, our public discourse was exercised by
The emperor’s new watch
Joseph Muscat turned up before the Daphne Caruana Galizia
A whipping boy, indeed
Something has gone terribly wrong. Konrad Mizzi believes he
An astute reshuffle
Robert Abela’s Cabinet reshuffle last night affected no fewer

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