Granting citizenship may have risks, but Malta isn’t the problem | Alex Muscat
One thing we have learnt from the COVID-19 crisis is that economic fortunes can change overnight. We now see there was great foresight when the Individual Investor Programme was...
Moving forward to a new reality
This ‘new normal’ may also require a radical rethinking of our usual approach. Difficult decisions will need to be made about who can return to work
The virus that reveals the true colours of our humanity
Matthew Vella

This pandemic does not allow us the freedom to ignore human rights or...

This pandemic does not allow us the freedom to ignore human...

Here’s the crisis. Where’s the plan?
Raphael Vassallo

This is, undeniably, a crisis that is about to get much worse; and yes, there is definitely no doubt that we do need ‘immediate operational...

This is, undeniably, a crisis that is about to get much...

We should not lose our humanity

We acknowledge that Europe can do much more to address this issue but we often forget that the EU is made of member states, some of which actively obstruct any...

We acknowledge that Europe can do much more to address this...

Resilient nation: from pandemic to progress
Aaron Farrugia

This is an opportunity to make environmental improvement an integral part of...

This is an opportunity to make environmental improvement an...

Air Malta: Pressing the button? | Clive Aquilina Spagnol

What needs to be addressed by the government today rather than tomorrow is...

What needs to be addressed by the government today rather...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Politicians must take a stand on racism
Saviour Balzan

It is time politicians took a stand on racism as government's controversial decision to close Malta's ports to people rescued at sea opens the...

It is time politicians took a stand on racism...

Pandemics are no excuse to just forget about human rights
Raphael Vassallo

If one national institution is permitted to violate the fundamental human...

If one national institution is permitted to violate the...

A crash landing for Air Malta pilots
Michael Falzon

The clout of the pilot’s union has dissipated and its well-known mulish attitude has led it to what can only be considered as a veritable suicide

The clout of the pilot’s union has dissipated and its...

Make peace with your conscience and your gods
Saviour Balzan

We can close our ports, deny them entry, refuse to give them food and...

We can close our ports, deny them entry, refuse to give...

No one told you life was going to be this way
Josanne Cassar

Some of Malta’s most deep-rooted traditions which mark this important...

Some of Malta’s most deep-rooted traditions which...

Governments cannot face this crisis alone
‘Mixed messages’? More like dangerous contradictions...
Raphael Vassallo

If I’m going to listen to anyone’s advice on how to safeguard my...

If I’m going to listen to anyone’s advice on...

A sign of things to come

All the same, it is now essential that government prepares the public for what is yet to come: a spike in cases, that can only be kept manageable through...

All the same, it is now essential that government prepares...

Judging the judges
Michael Falzon

Appointing persons in certain posts with two-thirds majority in Parliament is achievable and not impossible – as some claim

Appointing persons in certain posts with two-thirds...

‘God’s punishment’ for what, exactly?
Raphael Vassallo

If there are, indeed, people out there who genuinely believe that this virus is...

If there are, indeed, people out there who genuinely...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Hunters are the privileged few
Saviour Balzan

Government has sent out a mixed message by allowing the spring hunting season...

Government has sent out a mixed message by allowing the...

It looks ugly for Europe. This crisis takes us into uncharted territory
Mark Camilleri

Historian Mark Camilleri does not want to be a prophet of doom, but he thinks the pandemic’s effect on political and social life could unleash impacts...

Historian Mark Camilleri does not want to be a prophet of...

One month on... how much longer can this be sustained?
Josanne Cassar

This weird reality has quickly separated the country into different types of...

This weird reality has quickly separated the country into...