When you have to choose between groceries and your rent, that’s poverty
Josanne Cassar
Having to choose whether to pay one’s bills or buy nutritious food is also a reality and explains why pastizzi shops are selling stodgy, pastry items which fill you up, are...
The drunk hamalla of Girgenti
Raphael Vassallo
No matter how garish the behaviour in that video, it still pales to insignificance compared to the sheer malice of people who resort to classism and sexism as political...
The sleeping giant that roared
Evarist Bartolo

The truth is that China is an economic marvel and one of the success stories of the modern world, and its move towards free trade has been extremely...

The truth is that China is an economic marvel and one of...

A Konrad Mizzi candidature is not what Labour needs

The Labour party is already spoilt for choice when it comes to electing...

The Labour party is already spoilt for choice when it comes...

Accepting helplessness... and doing something about it
Mark Camilleri Gambin

When it comes to mental health, we need to accept that there are conditions...

When it comes to mental health, we need to accept that...

Gifts to Labour supporters made mockery of meritocracy pledge
Michael Falzon

Our current economic wellbeing lures everybody to gloss over these problems,...

Our current economic wellbeing lures everybody to gloss...

Seven seconds in Sliema…
Raphael Vassallo

Things may have changed, but ‘domestic violence’, in Malta, still has an evident aura of ‘omertà’ about it. Our own story...

Things may have changed, but ‘domestic...

I have Methyl benzoate in my post… Help!
Saviour Balzan

Jason Azzopardi’s own political crusade never fails to entertain. Even...

Jason Azzopardi’s own political crusade never fails...

It is way too risky to legalise cannabis
Andrew Azzopardi

From where I stand the negative impact of this substance compared to the ‘benefits’ some might quote in legalising cannabis consumption are...

From where I stand the negative impact of this substance...

MaltaToday’s latest trust ratings: the boat has sailed

The PN must either soldier on under Adrian Delia until the inevitable downfall...

The PN must either soldier on under Adrian Delia until the...

That was the weekend that was
Josanne Cassar

For the first time in its 34 year history the Malta Marathon was cancelled; news which was at first met with disbelief...

For the first time in its 34 year history the Malta...

I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll…
Raphael Vassallo

It’s not just the CPD that tried alerting us to the danger. The Bible did...

It’s not just the CPD that tried alerting us to the...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Back in 2017 with Marlene…
Saviour Balzan

There once was someone acting as assistant to Marlene Farrugia in the 2017...

There once was someone acting as assistant to Marlene...

The Church’s ‘mea culpa’ on child abuse

The fact that the two St Joseph Home suspects were tried and convicted did not...

The fact that the two St Joseph Home suspects were tried...

Climate change: obsession with plastic pollution distracts attention from bigger environmental challenges
The Conversation

Now is not the time to be distracted by the convenient truth of plastic pollution, as the relatively minor threats this poses are eclipsed by the global...

Now is not the time to be distracted by the convenient...

A local challenge but a global solution
Evarist Bartolo

Striking a balance between competing demands will rarely lead to an either/or choice or even a single solution. Individuals will need to think in a more...

Striking a balance between competing demands will rarely...

The Dubaification of the construction industry
Michael Falzon

Unfortunately, this is the downside of cosmopolitan Malta – and the buck...

Unfortunately, this is the downside of cosmopolitan Malta...

It takes tuna to tango...
Raphael Vassallo

Ah yes. The small matter of why an investigation into Malta’s tuna industry took place all those yonks ago in 2010, but was unaccountably (in all senses...

Ah yes. The small matter of why an investigation into...

Your name is your stamp of identity for life
Josanne Cassar

However, for the children themselves, this name is their ‘label’;...

However, for the children themselves, this name is their...

Wanted: A brain transplant
Saviour Balzan

The writing is on the wall… the PN needs a transplant of the soul and of the brain

The writing is on the wall… the PN needs a...