2020: Man proposes, COVID disposes
Michael Falzon
Without entering into the merits of Rosianne Cutajar’s tryst with the business classes, I cannot but comment that such ‘improbable’ links are not surprising...
Does Malta have (enough) talent?
Josanne Cassar
Malta’s Got Talent is just that... if these shows can bring some happiness to people stuck at home at a time when they need to come together... then they will have done a...
The green revolution can create new jobs
Miriam Dalli

I intend to work to attract more firms that start seeing the local market as an interesting prospect. That would ensure the creation of local niches and embed...

I intend to work to attract more firms that start seeing...

A year of reckoning | Robert Fenech

If businesses are mainly interested in enriching themselves and their owners, and the government is mainly concerned with maintaining its power, who is to...

If businesses are mainly interested in enriching themselves...

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...