So now it’s official: you can ‘break quarantine’… but only to vote
Raphael Vassallo
I don’t know. Call me a pessimist as much as you like… but maybe those ‘Kaiser Chiefs’ were actually on to something, with that 2005 hit single of theirs....
Living in interesting times
Michael Falzon
In the current situation there are too many people who do not like either of the two parties in their current state and the turnout of this year’s election could be less...
If rape is not ‘gender-related’… what the heck is?
Raphael Vassallo

f, for argument’s sake, you found yourself charged with...

f, for argument’s sake, you found yourself charged...

A good PN move
Michael Falzon

This PN move will probably not help it to attract new voters in time for the next election, but it will still create a much more positive depiction of the PN...

This PN move will probably not help it to attract new...

Human rights, public health and the consequences of the ongoing vaccine debate
Josanne Cassar

The world has endured countless rapid tests and PCR tests, and we’ve become so used to wearing masks that carrying one around has become second...

The world has endured countless rapid tests and PCR...

Tough talk by the minister of bluntness
Saviour Balzan

Caruana’s Air Malta revolution appears to be the only way forward for a legacy airline which the country cannot do without, especially if we are to...

Caruana’s Air Malta revolution appears to be the only...

Useless forcing students to attend lectures physically, if their mind gets to be elsewhere

Carmelo Abela | Compulsory attendance, or redundant intendance? It is useless to force students to attend lectures physically, if their mind gets to be...

Carmelo Abela | Compulsory attendance, or redundant...

A legal buffer against hate towards the disabled
Julia Farrugia Portelli

Julia Farrugia Portelli | It will never be acceptable for a person with a...

Julia Farrugia Portelli | It will never be acceptable for a...

‘The day the strength of Malta failed…’
Raphael Vassallo

It’s good for the richest and most powerful countries in the world,...

It’s good for the richest and most powerful countries...

One million in my pocket and other fantastic stories
Saviour Balzan

We uphold one fundamental rule: our business model does not impinge on the...

We uphold one fundamental rule: our business model does not...

This is what poverty looks like
Josanne Cassar

If you are completely reliant on someone else, with no money, no form of communication, no car, and no way of breaking free – it is basically a...

If you are completely reliant on someone else, with no...

To kill a Greater Flamingo…
Raphael Vassallo

As that hunter from Gzira so dramatically discovered, to his cost, last Saturday: ‘to kill a Greater Flamingo’, in Malta, is a far more serious...

As that hunter from Gzira so dramatically discovered, to...

Our urgent global challenge
Aaron Farrugia

We have embarked on a long-sighted direction that makes economic, environmental, and social sense.  The government wants to avoid harsher and more painful...

We have embarked on a long-sighted direction that makes...

Protecting and uplifting Malta’s industry for the long term | Jason Azzopardi

In the long term, this staggering increase in the unavoidable costs which our employers, and thus we the consumers, have to pay is simply unsustainable | Jason...

In the long term, this staggering increase in the...

The good Samaritan
Michael Falzon

When the state justice system punishes the evil perpetrator of this ghastly deed – as many expect – the case should not be considered closed and to...

When the state justice system punishes the evil perpetrator...

So that’s why they call it the ‘black market’…
Raphael Vassallo

It is, after all, just a direct consequence of our own policies… and if...

It is, after all, just a direct consequence of our own...

Two parties, one man
Saviour Balzan

Ian Castaldi Paris stands in the same league as other types like Jean Claude Micallef, who seem more interested in the cut of their suits than real politics

Ian Castaldi Paris stands in the same league as other types...

Talk is cheap, donations easy: the real challenge is the mentality
Josanne Cassar

JobsPlus and DIER need to take a long, hard look at some of the comments on...

JobsPlus and DIER need to take a long, hard look at some of...

Making the oceans everybody’s concern | Karmenu Vella

It is through ocean literacy that we can grow to appreciate the magnitude of...

It is through ocean literacy that we can grow to appreciate...

After COVID: harnessing the digital transition
Alex Agius Saliba

New directives on teleworking, the Right to Disconnect and the impact of...

New directives on teleworking, the Right to Disconnect and...