This is a bubbling cauldron which should not be ignored
Josanne Cassar
It is this pervasive irritation and growing uneasiness which the Prime Minister should be paying attention to because if he chooses to ignore it (simply because the PN leader said...
Bitter sweet truth
Saviour Balzan
To tackle the issue of low and ridiculous salaries for MPs we dish out jobs for the boys... This habit of having parliamentarians working in the state sector and private sector is...
Marinas are for sissies. True boat-owners park wherever, whenever they want

The Skinny | No. 219 - Pimp my superyacht

The Skinny | No. 219 - Pimp my superyacht

What’s good for the goose: Rosianne Cutajar and ITS CEO must leave

This country must have an honest discussion on how to significantly improve the...

This country must have an honest discussion on how to...

UNESCO will not save our heritage
Michael Falzon

Is democracy committing a suicide of sorts?

Is democracy committing a suicide of sorts?

The only ‘shocking’ thing about Geert Wilders’ win, is how the world’s media reported it…
Raphael Vassallo

It seems as though the entire world was somehow ‘shocked’, to discover that yet another ‘Far Right, populist politician’, has won...

It seems as though the entire world was somehow...

A tiny island which is too big for its boots
Josanne Cassar

It may be a bitter pill to swallow for those who can only lick their chops and...

It may be a bitter pill to swallow for those who can only...

The citizen hero
Mark Camilleri Gambin

Despite hailing from a generation which is far from savvy with technology, Arnold Cassola manages to utilise modern tools with deftness of an expert social...

Despite hailing from a generation which is far from savvy...

Cartoon: 26 November 2023

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Europe’s green drive risks alienating ordinary citizens

On paper these aims appear noble but in practice they will result in higher...

On paper these aims appear noble but in practice they will...

The tuna industry’s greenwashing tactics | Daniel Xerri

When we look at the 10,003 tonnes of tuna caught in the wild in 2021, one...

When we look at the 10,003 tonnes of tuna caught in the...

Notification must be done to the correct address
Malcolm Mifsud

The court marshal must carry out notification of court documents to the correct...

The court marshal must carry out notification of court...

They’re no longer kids | Mark Said

Reservations about whether this new law was timely and needed abound, but I can only wish those 16-year-olds who dare contest in the upcoming local council...

Reservations about whether this new law was timely and...

A budget not for the middle class? | Daniel Attard

This strategy is a primary driver behind the ongoing progress of Malta’s...

This strategy is a primary driver behind the ongoing...

With so many ‘invasive species’ running around… why are ‘trees’ the only ones we ever complain about?
Raphael Vassallo

Hey, don’t all try to answer at once! You can’t exactly expect me to hear what you’re saying, when you all suddenly start shouting like...

Hey, don’t all try to answer at once! You can’t...

A question of arrogance

If anything, it is the people who are increasingly showing a lack of trust in politicians and while this is underpinned by a myriad of reasons, arrogance by...

If anything, it is the people who are increasingly showing...

Why uproot trees when you can just get rid of any number of monuments to local politicians?
The whisperings of the past often find a way to echo into the present
Alex Agius Saliba

However, with balanced European and national policies that support both those...

However, with balanced European and national policies that...

Regulating the construction industry
Michael Falzon

Construction in Malta has progressed by leaps and bounds since that time... and we have now found that our legal framework has not kept pace with this evolution

Construction in Malta has progressed by leaps and bounds...

‘U il-kotra qamet f’daqqa’…
Raphael Vassallo

And if that’s not a milestone historical moment, for Ruzar Briffa to write a poem about: I don’t know what is, quite frankly…

And if that’s not a milestone historical moment, for...