There is hope after all
Saviour Balzan
Graffiti’s show of force at Blue Lagoon is a reaction to decades of treating the Blue Lagoon as a postcard destination when in fact it is a veritable latrine, serving locals...
A warped sense of sympathy: why do we feel sorry for the culprit?
Josanne Cassar
When a 23-year-old driver was charged with killing Antoine Degabriele in a hit-and-run, there was a decided shift from feeling sorry for the victim, to people feeling sorry for...
The elephant in the room
Saviour Balzan

When the recession emerges with a vengeance, rest assured that the rich and well-off will be the biggest moaners... and the least affected

When the recession emerges with a vengeance, rest assured...

Escalating violence and Malta’s changing demographic: perception or fact?
Josanne Cassar

Rather than a laidback, slow-paced island, the country has turned into a sprawling metropolis where one town and village spills over into the next and...

Rather than a laidback, slow-paced island, the country has...

How much of Malta has to burn to ashes, before we start taking climate change seriously?
Raphael Vassallo

So instead of ‘doing their bit’, by trying to be as hydrologically ‘self-sufficient’ as possible… these new developments only...

So instead of ‘doing their bit’, by trying to...

Sexual violence in conflict
Renee Laiviera

Sustainable peace can only be achieved through women’s economic and political empowerment, alongside their involvement in decision-making processes

Sustainable peace can only be achieved through...

The right to health for people who use drugs | Karen Mamo

Employed as a double-edged sword by actors representing the interests of...

Employed as a double-edged sword by actors representing the...

No, Jason. There is nothing ‘mad’ about voting for a free boob-job…
Raphael Vassallo

But the best part of all is that – judging by his own reaction – Jason Azzopardi still doesn’t understand that this is precisely WHY both he,...

But the best part of all is that – judging by his own...

520,000 and counting
Michael Falzon

Government should embark on a consultation exercise in its search to find yet another economic model that considers our population density as the main...

Government should embark on a consultation exercise in its...

Let’s stop giving ‘bad boys’ a free pass
Josanne Cassar

While it might sound like young athletes are being treated like precious...

While it might sound like young athletes are being treated...

The curious story of Manwel Cuschieri
Saviour Balzan

Abela’s rebuffed and discarded militants, aides and colleagues – though they might not be very vocal now – could someday return to haunt him...

Abela’s rebuffed and discarded militants, aides and...

All the President’s ‘moral dilemmas’
Raphael Vassallo

Something tells me that, the longer our President carries on playing these...

Something tells me that, the longer our President carries...

The devils I did not see
Kurt Sansone

Children need to be taught about the diversity that surrounds them. It helps them accept others and themselves

Children need to be taught about the diversity that...

The jurisdiction of choice
Aaron Farrugia

As Government we are committed to continue supporting the yachting industry by eliminating uncertainty, ensuring a level playing field and creating the right...

As Government we are committed to continue supporting the...

Malta’s energy and climate ‘non-plan’ | Ralph Cassar
Ralph Cassar

Malta’s 2030 National Energy and Climate Plan does not commit the country...

Malta’s 2030 National Energy and Climate Plan does...

Maltese developers, complaining about noise. Whatever next?
Raphael Vassallo

Sandro Chetcuti should consider himself lucky that he only has a...

Sandro Chetcuti should consider himself lucky...

A dangerous game
Michael Falzon

The interview from jail made to George Degiorgio, one of the two brothers accused of murdering Daphne Caruana Galizia, seems to me part of a dangerous game...

The interview from jail made to George Degiorgio, one of...

Never tell someone from Valletta how they feel about their own city
Josanne Cassar

Sometimes MPs are so focused on demonstrating absolute party loyalty that they...

Sometimes MPs are so focused on demonstrating absolute...

The extreme centre
Ralph Cassar

The extreme centre takes the sides of the economically powerful, while posing as being on the side ‘of the people’

The extreme centre takes the sides of the economically...

The PN now really has no other option, but to split….
Raphael Vassallo

Even two much smaller, unelectable parties could do a much better job of...

Even two much smaller, unelectable parties could do a much...