Time to talk about a windfall tax
In a climate of negative growth, everyone should be expected to join the effort of ‘socialising the costs’. What remains uncertain is whether businesses can even...
Amazing, how quickly we all forgot about the EU...
Raphael Vassallo
Where is all the ‘guidance’ that the European Health Commission is supposed to be providing?  And in what ways have the responses of Europe’s 27 member...
[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Economic rescue measures are a joke
Saviour Balzan

Businesses and enterpreneurs need all the help in the world at a time of deep crisis

Businesses and enterpreneurs need all the help in the world...

And just like that… everything changed
Fighting a cancer with an aspirin
Abela’s COVID-19 budget won’t work: we should be planning a fightback
Matthew Vella

Our appeal to Robert Abela: Malta needs a social insurance that will pay wages and keep the economy ready for its bounceback

Our appeal to Robert Abela: Malta needs a social insurance...

It’s war... but not as our grandparents knew it
Raphael Vassallo

We have, in a nutshell, been cocooned from calamity by both time and space. But...

We have, in a nutshell, been cocooned from calamity by both...

Coronavirus: How the world is reacting to a pandemic | Neville Zammit

As the world is realizing that this is not a drill, society should come to...

As the world is realizing that this is not a drill, society...

A time for civic responsibility

Somehow, then, we must strive to rediscover the qualities that saw us through those dark times so effectively. We did it 70 years ago; and now we are called...

Somehow, then, we must strive to rediscover the qualities...

Subsidising a waste management disaster | Ralph Cassar

I’m afraid the business as usual mentality is so ingrained here that real...

I’m afraid the business as usual mentality is so...

The coronavirus effect
Michael Falzon

In the current circumstances, the government should take the Opposition in its confidence and the Opposition should co-operate with government

In the current circumstances, the government should take...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan Video Blog | A moratorium on bank loan repayments is needed
Saviour Balzan

The impact of the coronavirus on people's livelihoods is of grave concern and government has to have a clear plan to address this by obliging...

The impact of the coronavirus on people's...

Let the experts do the talking
Raphael Vassallo

We have to stop flooding the Internet with a deluge of fake information, which – in its totality – only has the effect of hindering and undermining...

We have to stop flooding the Internet with a deluge of fake...

To flatten the curve, everyone has to co-operate
Josanne Cassar

This is a time when how it affects ‘me’ has to be replaced by how...

This is a time when how it affects ‘me’ has to...

Like nothing ever before
Saviour Balzan

The virus that no one believed would hit us, has struck home, and in doing so it has changed our life and habits

The virus that no one believed would hit us, has struck...

Looking beyond the immediate crisis

This is ultimately a crisis; and as with all the past crises Malta has had to endure, our ability to overcome it will depend how responsibly we behave today

This is ultimately a crisis; and as with all the past...

Leadership in times of crisis
Raphael Vassallo

This is after all a medical, not a political problem; as such it requires a medical, and not a political solution

This is after all a medical, not a political problem; as...

This is the ultimate test for today’s ‘me first’ society
Josanne Cassar

If we cannot re-discover our ability to become a helping community it will not...

If we cannot re-discover our ability to become a helping...

Coronavirus: Tough times ahead

Malta – along with the rest of the world – will be facing daunting challenges in the near future. Our ability to withstand them will depend,...

Malta – along with the rest of the world – will...

The gender pay gap is real. We need action
Miriam Dalli

The biggest failure of our society is treating equality as a women’s...

The biggest failure of our society is treating equality as...