A touch of gray
Michael Falzon
Apart from Boris Johnson’s facetiousness, what strikes me in this episode is the independence of the British civil service from the government of the day
Apathy, genetic testing and more of Bernard
Saviour Balzan
We’re an overcrowded city masquerading as a country, that is looking shabbier and uglier, driven by immense greed and led by a political system that seems to be surviving...
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,...

‘Be the change?’ You can start by paying your taxes…
Raphael Vassallo

Where is the ‘change’, anyway? And why should ‘we’ be...

Where is the ‘change’, anyway? And why should...

Things are not always what they seem | Kurt Borg

Our lives are continually bombarded by images and catchphrases meant to...

Our lives are continually bombarded by images and...

‘The environment’ is about more than just ‘trees on roundabouts’, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

And this is why I suspect that no serious environmentalist could possibly have been consulted, in the drawing up of these proposals

And this is why I suspect that no serious environmentalist...

Upsetting the rental market... again
Michael Falzon

Upsetting once again the rental market by new forms of discriminatory government interference is a disservice Schembri – who holds university degrees in...

Upsetting once again the rental market by new forms of...

How is the removal of all that is historic ‘embellishment’?
Josanne Cassar

Every time I read that dreaded word ‘embellishment’ it is like a...

Every time I read that dreaded word...

The polls show the PN needs vision
Saviour Balzan

The Nationalist Party has to offer a vision, some form of hope, and an agenda that gives floating voters and also former voters that moved into Labour, a good...

The Nationalist Party has to offer a vision, some form of...

‘Can’t do shit about it’ is not exactly an answer, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

So what, if Local Plans drawn up 20 years ago identified only ‘Wied...

So what, if Local Plans drawn up 20 years ago identified...

We cannot abandon the people  of Afghanistan
Cyrus Engerer

We must be prepared for this, as we cannot have a repeat of the 2015 Syrian...

We must be prepared for this, as we cannot have a repeat of...

Grech’s divided Opposition: a tale of failed leadership | Ramona Attard

Bernard Grech clearly cannot offer a solution to the PN woes as his leadership was supported by one of these factions contributing to the fragmentation of the...

Bernard Grech clearly cannot offer a solution to the PN...

Abortion is a fact of life in modern Malta
Isabel Stabile

The presence of complete DNA and a beating heart are far less important than...

The presence of complete DNA and a beating heart are far...

‘Blessed are the boat-owners, for they shall inherit Marsaskala…’
Raphael Vassallo

By the same token, it will be the Marsaskala residents – the ones who rightly regard that bay as their own ‘public property’ – who will...

By the same token, it will be the Marsaskala residents...

Good care close to home | Alex Muscat

The evidence is that people like the convenience of receiving treatment for less serious conditions close to home

The evidence is that people like the convenience of...