A new class of vulnerable
One cannot also miss the irony, that the army of delivery workers in Malta in 2020 were an essential part of the COVID-19 ‘frontline’, as it were: given that their...
Migration and community: a bottom-up approach | Noah Fabri
Smaller open centres, spread around the island, more closely connected to the communities around them, can encourage natural community links to form and to end ghettoisation
So żobiku: the self-conceit of men in power
Arnold Cassola

First he came up with the most blasphemous of swearwords in the Maltese...

First he came up with the most blasphemous of swearwords in...

When do parental rights and responsibilities begin and end? | Isabel Stabile

Whether you drown in a river trying to save your child or you die during pregnancy, you are still dead

Whether you drown in a river trying to save your child or...

One district, to end all districts...
Raphael Vassallo

Just as they disagreed with Robert Abela, when he ignored district pressures, and acted on his own political calculations; and just as they disagreed with...

Just as they disagreed with Robert Abela, when he ignored...

Labour’s metamorphosis
Michael Falzon

Despite Bernard Grech’s improvement in the polls, unless the PN can plot out a strategy to counter Abela’s incredible ongoing Labour metamorphosis,...

Despite Bernard Grech’s improvement in the polls,...

The world can allow itself to start hoping again
Josanne Cassar

People are tired of listening to lies, stupidity and ignorance being put on...

People are tired of listening to lies, stupidity and...

Managing a fiasco
Saviour Balzan

The Nationalist Party cannot revive itself if it is to build its next programme on ageing and tested men and women who cannot make way for new blood, or even...

The Nationalist Party cannot revive itself if it is to...

The real issue is fair competition… not ‘unfair propaganda’
Raphael Vassallo

This is not a matter of constitutional rights... it is the Competition And...

This is not a matter of constitutional rights... it is...

Making the best of a (very) bad deal

It remains, however, a case of making the best out of a (very) bad deal. As such, it is important not to repeat the mistakes of the past

It remains, however, a case of making the best out of a...

Beyond GDP to quality of life
Julia Farrugia Portelli

Despite the pandemic and its challenges, the start of year 2021 is seeing thousands of pensioners benefitting from an increased pension

Despite the pandemic and its challenges, the start of year...

Fresh page for the country
Peter Agius

Opinion: Bernard Grech manifests the humble demeanour we expect from those whose prime ambition is to serve

Opinion: Bernard Grech manifests the humble demeanour...

Malta’s neutrality does not mean indifference
Evarist Bartolo

Our neutrality does not mean that we are indifferent to what happens to others....

Our neutrality does not mean that we are indifferent to...

The party-owned broadcasting media
Michael Falzon

It’s about time the PN starts adopting a social media strategy to balance that of the Labour party

It’s about time the PN starts adopting a social media...

Speedy Gulia (aka 'The fastest resignation in the West')...
Raphael Vassallo

Speedy Gulia has decided to apply his Superhero skills to the one area that...

Speedy Gulia has decided to apply his Superhero skills to...

One year, 100 days, two leaders, one nation
Saviour Balzan

There are similarities in the way they yearn to change the party and to set...

There are similarities in the way they yearn to change the...

No one is above the law
Josanne Cassar

Standards for politicians are and must be different, and we should know that by now unless we want to go down the disastrous US route of the last four years

Standards for politicians are and must be different, and we...

2020 showed us the State is our strongest line of defence
Lydia Abela

The pandemic made it clear that having good, well-resourced public services is...

The pandemic made it clear that having good, well-resourced...

Gender quotas should be part of a holistic electoral reform

It is a pity, then, that yet another opportunity to kick-start this much-needed...

It is a pity, then, that yet another opportunity to...

Not bold enough: the fight against plastic pollution
Tia Reljic

The fight against plastic pollution will not be won just by enacting new laws....

The fight against plastic pollution will not be won just by...