2020: A lot of positive work overshadowed by COVID-19 | Josianne Cutajar
COVID-19 may have dominated the news in 2020 but a lot of good work was carried out by the European Parliament in the past 12 months
Raising a glass to our children
Kurt Sansone
In a year dominated by COVID-19, children’s lives changed as much as ours but they also displayed a resilience that many parents, including myself, may have undervalued
Offering a helping hand this season | Josianne Cutajar

It is our duty to defend SMEs and be their voice

It is our duty to defend SMEs and be their voice

Behind the affront

The optics do not look good for Labour when it has to resort to false, moralistic premises to sack people who are considered to be valid, internal critics

The optics do not look good for Labour when it has to...

Utilising data for a brighter, more efficient future | Josianne Cutajar

Europe must combine schools and universities investing in STEM career paths. This will lead to the raising of a generation of engineers and data scientists...

Europe must combine schools and universities investing in...

Chronicle of a fatal accident (actually, two) foretold...
Raphael Vassallo

The State could have done more to prevent those fatalities. And yes, it did...

The State could have done more to prevent those fatalities....

The inquiry must reach its conclusions unhindered

Nonetheless, it would be counterproductive if that time limit is now used as a...

Nonetheless, it would be counterproductive if that time...

Full up: of tigers
Michael Falzon

So-called zoos are unnecessary and undesirable as they are just vanity projects with no benefits for conservation

So-called zoos are unnecessary and undesirable as they are...

Since when are four deaths a day considered ‘normal’?
Raphael Vassallo

Since when has the gradual extermination of an entire generation become so...

Since when has the gradual extermination of an entire...

We have had enough of bullying tactics
Josanne Cassar

Anton Cutajar with his hysterical ranting against the Animal Welfare Commissioner Alison Bezzina, reminds us of the bullying stereotype the Labour Party has...

Anton Cutajar with his hysterical ranting against the...

A nation that has forgotten its past
Saviour Balzan

Not only do we not know our history, but we have few Maltese public intellectuals to look up to and guide us in a time of crisis and question the status quo

Not only do we not know our history, but we have few...

Christmas should not be an excuse to lower our guard

Given that Christmas is precisely a time when extended families converge for...

Given that Christmas is precisely a time when extended...

A public health emergency | Stephen Spiteri

Frontliners, our own heroes are exhausted.  These doctors, nurses,...

Frontliners, our own heroes are exhausted.  These...

Standing strong for Maltese farmers in Brussels | Bjorn Azzopardi

In this situation, Malta shall stand united not just to safeguard Malta’s...

In this situation, Malta shall stand united not just to...

The path to utilising data for a brighter, more efficient future

Labour MEP (S&D) Josianne Cutajar • It is undeniable. The world...

Labour MEP (S&D) Josianne Cutajar • It is...

The right to die | Joanna Onions, Christian Colombo

The way we die is not something Malta, as a democratic state, can continue to...

The way we die is not something Malta, as a democratic...

Malta’s most beautiful street? Most unchanged, more like it...
Raphael Vassallo

Until now, that is: when a street finally gets singled out for the sheer beauty...

Until now, that is: when a street finally gets singled out...

Grech must reach beyond the political divide

While Grech has clearly won over educated PN voters – who, under Delia,...

While Grech has clearly won over educated PN voters –...

It goes (quite literally) without saying...
Raphael Vassallo

Not only is there no corresponding inquiry into an apparent epidemic of sudden,...

Not only is there no corresponding inquiry into an apparent...

A tale of two cons
Michael Falzon

Corruption, of course, takes many forms – not only ‘kickbacks or rewards’. That is why I find Konrad Mizzi’s declaration about...

Corruption, of course, takes many forms – not only...