Full up, fed up... of tourism?
It is open season for unabashed construction wealth and paying tourists, while a silent war is waged against the dispossessed who suffer the consequences of street brawl in Hamrun...
Italy’s first woman PM?
Michael Falzon
A Meloni administration will try to force the migration issue and hence controversies with Malta are bound to increase, perhaps even more than has already happened in the past...
Revisiting our rituals
Andrew Azzopardi

We are witnessing an increase in loneliness of more than 11% and another increase of 2.9% in the severely lonely since 2019

We are witnessing an increase in loneliness of more than...

The cannabis leap: perspectives from the field | Clyde Preston

Despite the legislative changes, issues identified by practitioners back in...

Despite the legislative changes, issues identified by...

‘I did NOT have political relations, with that responsibility…’
Raphael Vassallo

For let’s face it: I am hardly the first to point out a certain...

For let’s face it: I am hardly the first to point out...

Making poverty history

Malta must do everything to prevent the emergence of social ghettoes concentrated in deprived areas and social mobility should remain a prospect for all,...

Malta must do everything to prevent the emergence of social...

The honeymoon is over
Michael Falzon

Protests are many times justified and needed if our democracy is to survive but there is an unintended consequence of their actions: they indirectly add to the...

Protests are many times justified and needed if our...

‘Long Live The… Quing!’
Raphael Vassallo

Ah, but with our newly-coined, gender-neutral noun in place… Hey presto! All those linguistic dilemmas are just… GONE. ‘The Quing is...

Ah, but with our newly-coined, gender-neutral noun in...

The stark reality
Miriam Dalli

Our conscious price stability policy decision comes with a hefty cost to public coffers but the stark reality is that it would have been much more costly for...

Our conscious price stability policy decision comes with a...

The nightmares when dealing with supply chains in the health sector | Denise Borg Manche

All stakeholders can work together towards improving the processes and taking informed decisions to ultimately bring the medication to the patient at the right...

All stakeholders can work together towards improving the...

You don’t have to be a Royalist to be touched by the Queen’s death
Josanne Cassar

Maybe it’s a generational thing, but I find that there are far too many people who lack any respect and are desperately trying to be comedians on...

Maybe it’s a generational thing, but I find that...

Orgy and anarchy
Saviour Balzan

Elderly people, normal people not bemused with fireworks and animals are traumatised by the celebration of noise

Elderly people, normal people not bemused with fireworks...

Fixing a broken planning system

Democracy may be imperfect, but it remains the best system we have - and planning should not be an exception

Democracy may be imperfect, but it remains the best system...

‘The Greater Flamingo Massacre’… again
Raphael Vassallo

So not only did government fling that dreaded ‘door’ wide open, in...

So not only did government fling that dreaded...

The coexistence we need
Cyrus Engerer

If we have green alternatives, should we not cater for them in the ways that we cater for other vehicles?

If we have green alternatives, should we not cater for them...

A maze of government-owned bodies
Michael Falzon

To my mind, the Criminal Code reserves its harshest punishments to public officers, as there is a specific reference to bribery that applies only in their case

To my mind, the Criminal Code reserves its harshest...

A bankrupt planning system

It is shocking to learn that the SCH has now dropped objections to a three-storey extension to a baroque palazzo and the construction of a swimming pool on the...

It is shocking to learn that the SCH has now dropped...

From ‘more green spaces’… to ‘war on green spaces’
Raphael Vassallo

The same Labour government that promised us a ‘green reclamation’...

The same Labour government that promised us a ‘green...

Facing the stark truth
Saviour Balzan

Government’s decision to absorb all the energy increases and retain price stability on fuels by reducing government expenditure elsewhere, is perhaps...

Government’s decision to absorb all the energy...

What’s God got to do with it?
Josanne Cassar

Integrity should be shown through actions rather than words, as that will be the only way to salvage the little faith we have left

Integrity should be shown through actions rather than...