Wanted: An Opposition to oppose, start date also yesterday
In-fighting, contradictory statements, backtracking, debts. These are just some
Human rights lawyers flag bipartisan statements on deportations as attempts to ‘gain populist approval’
Human rights advocacy group aditus foundation was “taken aback”
Report calls for implementation of public inquiry recommendations ‘without delay’
The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation and ARTICLE 19 Europe
Electoral Commission lacks political will, resources to regulate campaign financing – OSCE
Malta’s Electoral Commission cannot act as an effective regulator
Randolph Spiteri still listed as head of operations at Correctional Services Agency despite transfer claims
Contrary to the home affairs ministry’s declaration that the
St Julian’s mayor Albert Buttigieg on ‘fat cats’ and need for politics to return to ‘the common good’
Following public declarations about “fat cats” close to the
Desperate grandstanding: PN’s dismissal of civil society
Opposition Leader Bernard Grech said on Sunday, without a
NGO Repubblika calls out PN’s home affairs spokesperson, former Pilatus Bank lawyer, Joe Giglio
Following a public appearance in which the Nationalist Party’s
MIU6 ward at Mater Dei: ‘Showers look like patients are at a camping site’
Patients recovering at Mater Dei Hospital’s MIU6 (Major Incident
Cutting parliament short  – Jacques René Zammit
I happened to come across a random OneTV clip
PL and PN battle in ongoing horse-trading over key rule of law watchdogs 
Prime Minister Robert Abela is actively seeking a trade-off
Former MPs top campaign expenditure charts for unelected candidates
Former heritage minister Jose’ Herrera tops the list of
Third of PN MPs present no receipts on electoral spending, Giglio spent six times the average
Top criminal lawyer Joe Giglio spent six times the
Electoral commission stonewalls questions about whether all candidates have filed expenditure reports
The Electoral Commission would not confirm whether all candidates
From warriors to wimps?
The Nationalist Party was founded in 1880 by Fortunato
The rules of the game
There was nothing illegal about it. At least not
Azzopardi resigns from PN, cites disagreement with party leader over Fenech pardon
Updated to include PN reaction Former PN MP Jason
Institutionalised hypocrisy
For the past four weeks, we’ve had to sit
Widespread condemnation for Ray Bezzina move to DB Group amid claims it threatens Party’s credibility
Large numbers of PN voters have expressed their outrage
Labour knows
The Nationalist Party got thoroughly trashed in the last
ADPD takes Electoral Commission, State Advocate to constitutional court over electoral discrimination
ADPD, Malta’s longest-standing alternative to PL and PN, held
The many elephants in the election room
On the eve of election day, I was out
Stonewalling politicians and word salad manifestos
One of the most striking aspects of Malta’s 2022
Traditional parties in difficulty as Labour endorsed by less than half voting population
While Labour celebrates its third consecutive victory at the
Over 100 billboards on 50km stretch, at least €670,000 spent on digital advertising
The Labour Party campaign dominates political advertising on both
How the public broadcaster is letting us down
If Television Malta (TVM) were your only source of
Home to roost – Blanche Gatt
The day after tomorrow, according to all the major
UPDATED: Constitutional Court rejects PN request for prison vote re-run
Updated to include the Constitutional Court’s justification for its
Do polls produce self-fulfilling prophecies?
As the electoral campaign comes to the end of
First impressions: the governing party’s raft of electoral promises
In another instalment of The Shift’s 2022 elections series,

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