Should former empires return removed relics (and do we get the sword back)?
Charles Xuereb
It is bad enough to find one’s iconic national treasures in global museums, but it is worse to have to pay huge sums of money to private concerns to return removed...
How can you control those who are out of control?
Josanne Cassar
That’s what happens when you give carte blanche to a mighty juggernaut like the construction industry…reeling it back in can only be done if the Government...
Would you rather panic or rely on facts?
Josanne Cassar

Fomenting nationwide panic will not solve anything and never has. The rising levels of alarm and fear can only lead to making a possibly risky situation worse

Fomenting nationwide panic will not solve anything and...

If Malta broke international law… so did the European Commission
Raphael Vassallo

It therefore follows that, should a European policy be deemed...

It therefore follows that, should a European policy be...

Why do Christians wear ashes on Ash Wednesday?
The Conversation

Michael Laver • Christians bearing the sign of the cross on their forehead...

Michael Laver • Christians bearing the sign of the...

Blood on our hands

Just like the 2003 pushback to Eritrea, carried out by the Nationalist administration, once again the Maltese government has blood on its hands

Just like the 2003 pushback to Eritrea, carried out by the...

‘Like’ and ‘Share’ are the new guns and tanks
Evarist Bartolo

We need to step up our efforts, at least in the European Union where our voice...

We need to step up our efforts, at least in the European...

Great, so when do we get La Valette’s sword back?
Raphael Vassallo

Greece gets its Marbles back… we get La Valette’s sword…...

Greece gets its Marbles back… we get La...

No one knows anything
Michael Falzon

The survey confirmed that Delia became PN leader as a reaction to the ‘forma mentis’ of those in the know-it-all bubble – for want of...

The survey confirmed that Delia became PN leader as a...

Is the Caruana Galizia public inquiry really working?
Saviour Balzan

The public inquiry seems to be a show of naïveté about what has...

The public inquiry seems to be a show of...

Public sentiment does not grow in a vacuum
Josanne Cassar

The ongoing public inquiry into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, which...

The ongoing public inquiry into the murder of Daphne...

Labour at 100: the need for self-reflection

Labour’s centenary may be the perfect opportunity for the party to adopt...

Labour’s centenary may be the perfect opportunity for...

What's €35 to you?
Josanne Cassar

The inequity of household incomes has been brought very much into the forefront with this cheque, proving once again how everything in life is relative

The inequity of household incomes has been brought very...

Malta’s medical doctors: No to total ban on abortion

By Gilbert Gravino and Liza Caruana-Finkel • Contrary to the long-held...

By Gilbert Gravino and Liza Caruana-Finkel • Contrary...

‘Politics pollutes policing’
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s face it: a state cannot be defined as ‘normal’ if it allows politics to impede the police from investigating serious crimes. But at...

Let’s face it: a state cannot be defined as...

The courage to rectify past mistakes

The government would be wise to rekindle a proposal made in one of its own budgets, and set up a public agency that would be responsible for tracking...

The government would be wise to rekindle a proposal made in...

Tear down the wall...
Raphael Vassallo

Ultimately, Robert Abela can only restore confidence in the system by coming to grips, once and for all, with all its underlying cracks and fissures… in...

Ultimately, Robert Abela can only restore confidence in the...

A house divided against itself
Michael Falzon

Delia is probably delusional, but so are those who want to oust him… they refuse to face the truth why so many PN voters switched. They lack political...

Delia is probably delusional, but so are those who want to...

The PL-PN duopoly is finally fraying. And in ways least expected | Godfrey Baldacchino

For a party in government for seven years, rattled of late by allegations and revelations of shady deals and corrupt practices, the PL’s stratospheric...

For a party in government for seven years, rattled of late...

Why does disagreeing with someone have to lead to rage?
Josanne Cassar

As a nation we should thank this whistleblower who was brave enough to expose...

As a nation we should thank this whistleblower who was...