Transformers
Saviour Balzan
Malta needs a vision that is not shackled by economic arguments based simply on growth or economic indicators such as GDP
Addressing the needs of medicinal cannabis patients
Alex Agius Saliba
These patients who are suffering from discrimination and a lack of standardisation need a voice to push forward their plea in the European Parliament
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,...

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Saviour Balzan

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Pyrrhic victories at the music awards
Daniel Cassar

The music awards season is here and while on the surface the ceremonies are given much fanfare, under the surface in musicians’ circles there is undoubtedly...

The music awards season is here and while on the surface...

How BOV leaders undermine democracy
Evarist Bartolo

MFSA has a lot to answer for. It is letting down many Maltese citizens who have lost more than €80 million as a result of scams.

MFSA has a lot to answer for. It is letting down many...

Democracy for dummies
Raphael Vassallo

I bring to you a basic digest of Dr Tonio Borg’s famous best-seller ‘Democracy for Dummies’

I bring to you a basic digest of Dr Tonio Borg’s famous...

A 'lie' may take care of the present, but it has no future
Saviour Balzan

The way the press treat the Vince Farrugia case merits more than simple...

The way the press treat the Vince Farrugia case merits more...

Energy: avoiding a race to the bottom
James Debono

Irrespective of whether we are dealing with cheaper than diesel HFO or coal-flavoured bio-paste, we risk a race to the bottom if our sole aim is that of...

Irrespective of whether we are dealing with cheaper than...

Saviour Balzan's videoblog
Saviour Balzan

MediaToday Managing Editor Saviour Balzan on the importance of free media

MediaToday Managing Editor Saviour Balzan on the importance...

Commemorating our failures
Saviour Balzan

25 years ago in Gudja, Raymond Caruana was shot dead. That episode should have led to a landslide victory for the Nationalist party in the 1987 election. It...

25 years ago in Gudja, Raymond Caruana was shot dead. That...

Violence in our secondary schools much higher than EU average
Evarist Bartolo

Pupils attending schools where bullying is high have a much higher risk of...

Pupils attending schools where bullying is high have a much...

The enemy within
Michael Falzon

This week’s major news item from the MEPA front makes interesting reading and gives rise to intriguing reflections.

This week’s major news item from the MEPA front makes...

You toucha my foghorn, I smasha your face
Raphael Vassallo

Our tendency towards bias has not only failed to improve in the 30-odd years...

Our tendency towards bias has not only failed to improve in...

Skeletons in your cupboard
Saviour Balzan

Those who crossed the border are no longer the ones to criticise and poke fun at...

Those who crossed the border are no longer the ones to...