Ignoring quarantine rules has become the most common crime all over
Michael Falzon
We have entered pandemic fatigue. Meanwhile, COVID-19 keeps multiplying and even mutating... and the pandemic rages on
Easier to disrupt education than to ban private parties
Josanne Cassar
Robert Abela seems to be living in his own little cocoon of protected bliss, perhaps closing his eyes and dreaming of the next summer jaunt on his boat
Six ways to make EU and Maltese industry climate neutral | Ralph Cassar
Ralph Cassar

At the end of the day, it is also in industry’s interest to make a green transition. Together with other Green Parties from all over Europe we have...

At the end of the day, it is also in industry’s...

Yes, Rosianne Cutajar should resign: even just so we can all take a break for Christmas...
Raphael Vassallo

While I can more or less understand Rosianne Cutajar’s reluctance to resign… because it is, after all, her own head on the block… well,...

While I can more or less understand Rosianne...

Easier to attack the press, than to confront the facts

This is truly a classic game strategy: where two sides find themselves under...

This is truly a classic game strategy: where two sides find...

Robert Abela’s first major mistake
Michael Falzon

Abela’s stance in refusing to acknowledge the board’s need for an extension of time undermines his own efforts to sell the idea of his leading a...

Abela’s stance in refusing to acknowledge the...

Bernard Grech’s missed opportunities
Raphael Vassallo

You don’t exactly need a Masters degree in Political Science, to understand that an Opposition party has to actually offer something slightly different...

You don’t exactly need a Masters degree in Political...

The questions that went unanswered
Saviour Balzan

An independent inquiry would have been better off with truly independently-minded members of the judiciary, who would have given the findings of the inquiry...

An independent inquiry would have been better off with...

Sometimes, only swear words will do
Josanne Cassar

No matter who is in power, this is how I have always known it. If you cannot keep quiet when you see things that make you physically ill, you can either...

No matter who is in power, this is how I have always known...

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...