This country is flipping out, and we haven’t even had our first heatwave yet
Josanne Cassar
Put yourselves in the shoes of someone new to the country, who can easily encounter such episodes at least once on an average day. The harsh sound of our language, the loudness of...
Some animals really are ‘more equal than others’, after all…
Raphael Vassallo
Indeed, we have become so accustomed to this same syndrome, that a local expression has even evolved to describe it. Sadly, however, it is not quite what you would call...
The PN’s recurring nightmare
Michael Falzon

By opting to be a confessional party – that historically it never was – the PN would be supported by a minority of voters and will never become the...

By opting to be a confessional party – that...

You need to treat people like you expect them to treat you
Josanne Cassar

How can you be making the sign of the cross one minute and spitefully turning...

How can you be making the sign of the cross one minute and...

Giving our active youth tools to change the world
Cyrus Engerer

We must motivate and encourage engagement. Rather than seeing activism as a...

We must motivate and encourage engagement. Rather than...

Ice world: Antarctica’s riskiest glacier under assault from below
The Conversation

Ice is still ice – it doesn’t move that fast no matter what is...

Ice is still ice – it doesn’t move that fast no...

‘The dog ate my government’
Raphael Vassallo

In just a few words, Robert Abela effectively exposed the sheer non-existence of a government that allowed itself to be ‘gobbled up’ by the...

In just a few words, Robert Abela effectively exposed the...

Malta at NATO: island perspective adds value to the debate
Frank Psaila

Faced with Russia’s aggression of Ukraine, Malta, whilst remaining a...

Faced with Russia’s aggression of Ukraine, Malta,...

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...

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...

‘Environmental credibility’ needs more than just public gardens, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

Oh, Ok: I’ll admit that’s more how I would answer that question, if I were able to put words in Mr Ambjent’s mouth

Oh, Ok: I’ll admit that’s more how I would...

Reproductive rights are human rights – where does Malta stand? | Nathalie Psaila

In spite of Malta being a “proud UN member”, it consistently discriminates against women as sexual beings from very early on in their lives

In spite of Malta being a “proud UN member”, it...

A new political party? Mamma Mia!
Raphael Vassallo

According to the Electoral Commission, ‘ABBA’ is… wait for it… “too short to be abbreviated” (and, as George Clooney so...

According to the Electoral Commission, ‘ABBA’...

Disagreeing with the Ombudsman
Michael Falzon

One wonders whether it was the ministry that pushed the Commissioner to sign the letter or if it was the other way about. Whichever it was, it is a reflection...

One wonders whether it was the ministry that pushed the...

Dalli is not fit to be prison director
Saviour Balzan

One would have thought that people dying in prison would translate into solid and water-tight evidence of the state of affairs in Corradino –...

One would have thought that people dying in prison would...

If we live long enough, we’re all going to need taking care of
Josanne Cassar

As we gaze at our parents, we need to fully appreciate that one day, that will...

As we gaze at our parents, we need to fully appreciate that...

‘Environmental credibility’ needs more than just public gardens, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

One small environmental problem from Budget 2022 is that the Labour government measures do not even begin to address the real issues that they were...

One small environmental problem from Budget 2022...

Ten years of humanism in Malta | Joanna Onions, Christian Colombo

Humanity needs to base its policies on reason and co-operation

Humanity needs to base its policies on reason and...