The Xarabank legacy: ‘I’ll shout you down'
Josanne Cassar
This childish display by zoo owner Chris Borg underlined once again how we desperately need to have decent discussion programmes on TV where people can completely disagree with...
Bernard’s fatal moment, Scicluna’s transgression
Saviour Balzan
In the past, the PN’s openness was a recipe for success, now Bernard Grech is sounding like it’s ok to push away younger voters for whom issues like sexual health and...
Tourism: back to square one
Michael Falzon

Who cares? So long as the shops, the bars and the restaurants are full, everybody is happy!

Who cares? So long as the shops, the bars and the...

A socially conscious energy transition | Josianne Cutajar

We must continue working towards ensuring a steady supply of energy, whilst...

We must continue working towards ensuring a steady supply...

When will MPs start acting honourably?
Josanne Cassar

If Mizzi was feeling humiliated by being called to appear in front of the PAC maybe he should have thought of that before all his dubious wheeling and...

If Mizzi was feeling humiliated by being called to...

PAC: playpen of democracy

Last week’s PAC was a failure on all sides. While Konrad Mizzi was trying to score points with Labour grassroots, the truth is that he was...

Last week’s PAC was a failure on all sides....

It is time to turn declarations on disability rights into concrete action
Alex Agius Saliba

The European Commission should strengthen the role of the Child Guarantee in ensuring inclusion of children with disabilities and the ability to provide...

The European Commission should strengthen the role of the...

Prisons: Alex Dalli must be removed from Corradino | Annalise Ebejer

We can no longer pretend prisoners’ welfare only affects inmates. This is...

We can no longer pretend prisoners’ welfare only...

COP26: Accelerating momentum for climate action
Aaron Farrugia

Achieving compromises and consensus amongst all the 197 parties to the Paris...

Achieving compromises and consensus amongst all the 197...

Strange, how it always takes a scientist, not a fortune-teller, to predict the future…
Raphael Vassallo

Considering that Peter Gatt’s last three geological predictions, on the trot, have already proven so deadly accurate, wouldn’t it be a little...

Considering that Peter Gatt’s last three geological...

Climate change also threatens democracy itself

The strategy casts a sobering light on Malta’s challenge to reduce carbon...

The strategy casts a sobering light on Malta’s...

Why I hope Glasgow 2021 will not be another climate cop-out | Nikos Chircop

The planet simply cannot afford another Paris, where despite all the trumpets blown in 2015, the parties copped out of actually making the Accords legally...

The planet simply cannot afford another Paris, where...

Democracy and the common good
Michael Falzon

When will this country really break free?

When will this country really break free?

We’ve already destroyed most of Xlendi… so why not just destroy the rest?
Raphael Vassallo

But this? This is utterly indefensible (even by Hollywood movie reboot standards). So utterly, irredeemably awful, in fact, that… well, just look at us:...

But this? This is utterly indefensible (even by Hollywood...

A lifeline for Malta, the EU and the planet | Robert Abela

Our nation as a small island state, is the smallest emitter in the EU, but may...

Our nation as a small island state, is the smallest emitter...

Taxi Mary, quite contrary
Josanne Cassar

For most people taxis are once again considered a one-off luxury, a means of transport you book just to take you to the airport, or when you are desperate to...

For most people taxis are once again considered a one-off...

The terror of Robespierre
Saviour Balzan

You cannot praise Angelo Gafà for being a serious guy one day, and then choose to paste him on a poster and accuse him of being shameful and...

You cannot praise Angelo Gafà for being a serious...

The election that never was

Robert Abela kept the Nationalist Party guessing, forcing it into premature election mode, already taxing on its limited resources

Robert Abela kept the Nationalist Party guessing, forcing...

European Citizen Prize rewards those who embody European values
Alex Agius Saliba

Dar tal-Providenza embodies the best values that we as Maltese and...

Dar tal-Providenza embodies the best values that...

Lassana masterpiece: gnashing of teeth betrays the frailty of Maltese identity
Matthew Vella

As we witness the shrill indignation of idiots whose small world has been brought into frame by the audacity of the Lassana portrait,...

As we witness the shrill indignation of idiots...