Encouraging steps forward for a better environment
Miriam Dalli
In February, the country continued to implement our shared vision for a more sustainable Malta
Let’s “do something” … by picking on long-time residents
Josanne Cassar
I am still trying to wrap my head around how the state can sanction this type of unjust situation and be perfectly content that a person is contributing to the economy and is...
Is ChatGPT a Labourite or a Nationalist?
Alexiei Dingli

While it may seem absurd to attribute political leanings to an AI like ChatGPT, the underlying biases in these technologies have real and significant...

While it may seem absurd to attribute political leanings to...

Robert’s ounce of cruelty to appease the far right
James Debono

What the country needs is not an ounce of cruelty to appease rabid racist...

What the country needs is not an ounce of cruelty to...

Upholding social justice: a year-round commitment | Ivan Bartolo

Our party will continue to be a beacon for change through articles, television...

Our party will continue to be a beacon for change through...

Europe’s role: Investing in peace not war | Carmelo Abela

The President of the European Parliament should not continue to repeat what her...

The President of the European Parliament should not...

30 years ago: Pjazza Tlieta, homosexuality and I | Joseph Carmel Chetcuti

Lawyers in Malta are as ‘respectable’ as they are loud, and, as respectable people go, there wasn’t a single homosexual lawyer with the...

Lawyers in Malta are as ‘respectable’ as they...

But who would be president?
Mark Said

Although the head of state does not have political power but only a limited constitutional and ceremonial role, we might eventually have to seriously consider...

Although the head of state does not have political power...

Paying for an ego trip
Michael Falzon

Why the government lets him stay in a position in which he acts as if his need for ego trips surpasses his responsibility in the democratic process can hardly...

Why the government lets him stay in a position in which he...

Our short memories
Saviour Balzan

Norman Lowell and his party should be banned and not allowed to stand in any election let alone appear on TV or radio or a blog

Norman Lowell and his party should be banned and not...

The PN Punch-and-Judy show
Mark Said

A number of PN activists or sympathisers are at war with each other. They are fighting over who it is that professes sincere loyalty to the PN’s creed...

A number of PN activists or sympathisers are at war with...

A dealer, an addict and a criminal | Mariella Dimech

Changing a law with the only argument that an addict is not a criminal does not...

Changing a law with the only argument that an addict is not...

Policies not politics
Michael Falzon

Meloni has done little in the way of real reforms, but she has proved pragmatic, ditching hard-line policies and moving away from her past populist and...

Meloni has done little in the way of real reforms, but she...

Going to the dogs…
Raphael Vassallo

Where has Minister Anton Refalo actually been, while this crisis was ‘spiralling out of control’? And where is he still hiding today, for that...

Where has Minister Anton Refalo actually been, while this...

What a waste of space
Daniel Xerri

When media houses give space to people with absurd views, they achieve nothing of value

When media houses give space to people with absurd views,...

Two leaders, two problems
Saviour Balzan

There is little doubt, that Malta is in dire need of an opposition party and the Labour Party must have an opposition to keep it on its toes. It is...

There is little doubt, that Malta is in dire need of an...

Increase in emergency calls by drug users: More abuse or less fear? | Karen Mamo

Increased presentations to the emergency services, primarily linked with cocaine and cannabis, are a shared reality across the EU

Increased presentations to the emergency services,...

A mistrusted and partial speaker?
Mark Said

Perhaps the time has come to consider a constitutional amendment whereby the Speaker is elected by a two-thirds majority with the same procedure as that...

Perhaps the time has come to consider a constitutional...

A geriatric for a US president
Michael Falzon

Pity the serious US voter if the campaign centres on the verbal slips of the two candidates! A geriatric race is on

Pity the serious US voter if the campaign centres on the...

Europe’s latest magic trick: turning farmers into villains…
Raphael Vassallo

Like a classic Panto villain (and in season, too!) an army of ‘evil,...

Like a classic Panto villain (and in season, too!) an army...