Oh the arrogance!
Peter Agius
We are expected to be happy with what we get to know from ministerial press conferences and work with that. But even those are incomplete
Anything, even caution, can be dangerous in excess
Neither the Prime Minister nor the health authorities can possibly afford to inflict another embarrassing fiasco upon themselves, of the kind we experienced just a few months ago
Discrimination: the name of the game
Michael Falzon

The current mess in planning is the result of many decisions taken over the years intended to soothe the Maltese psyche

The current mess in planning is the result of many...

Dismantle the PA

The DB project in Pembroke confirms the growing detachment of the Planning Authority from public sentiment and any notion of democratic planning

The DB project in Pembroke confirms the growing detachment...

Is it right to terrorise women into not accessing a service available in the EU?

Chris Barbara | We regularly take calls from distressed women who are resolute on ordering abortion pills, but are terrified that they would have the police...

Chris Barbara | We regularly take calls from distressed...

Wanted: a bipartisan consensus on planning reform

Instead of lashing out at individual critics of its environmental policies,...

Instead of lashing out at individual critics of its...

Regenerative tourism | Josianne Cutajar

MEP Josianne Cutajar is a Member of the Transport and Tourism Committee as well as the Tourism Taskforce at the European Parliament

MEP Josianne Cutajar is a Member of the Transport and...

Everyone but government, it seems, is finally waking up to the development problem…
Raphael Vassallo

Even if it comes a good two decades too late, there is still a lot of value in Fenech’s recommendation to disband the Planning Authority, and create...

Even if it comes a good two decades too late, there is...

A serious PN own-goal
Michael Falzon

Suddenly the PN has become more positive than negative. Then the PN media abruptly undermines everything it had managed to achieve by publishing a...

Suddenly the PN has become more positive than...

A jewel like Hondoq ir-Rummien deserves better

The 2006 amendments that earmarked this area for tourism development should be...

The 2006 amendments that earmarked this area for tourism...

Clarification and correction: Corinthia-IHI acquisition of Golden Sands

Report of 6 June, 2021 on the IHI financial figures and the sale of Golden Sands Resort Limited

Report of 6 June, 2021 on the IHI financial figures and the...

The state of the nation could be much, much better
Josanne Cassar

Governments come and go, but the legacy of what they leave behind will have a...

Governments come and go, but the legacy of what they leave...

Tunnel vision
Saviour Balzan

Beyond the environmental arguments, there is little doubt that the Gozo-Malta tunnel will put incredible pressure on the country’s coffers, at a time of...

Beyond the environmental arguments, there is little doubt...

Why Malta needs a humane prison policy for a better society

Graziella Galea: We need to provide a better peace of mind, regarding the...

Graziella Galea: We need to provide a better peace of...

Maybe there’s ‘something psychologically missing’ from Maltese politics, too...
Raphael Vassallo

Maybe Dr Deguara had a point, after all. Maybe there is indeed something ‘psychologically missing’ from Maltese politics

Maybe Dr Deguara had a point, after all. Maybe...

The Maltese climate emergency is a joke
Ralph Cassar

All the local photo-ops and wise cracks on Facebook will not change one thing. Despite the posturing and posing, massive reductions in emissions are...

All the local photo-ops and wise cracks on Facebook will...

Criminalising abortion creates ‘chilling effect’ on healthcare providers
Isabel Stabile

It is about safe medical practice, because abortion is healthcare. This issue demands empathy and solutions that are grounded in respect. Beliefs should not...

It is about safe medical practice, because abortion is...

Poor Alex? MEP’s chiding was entirely appropriate
Peter Agius

What could have been a feeble attempt with little attention and no follow-up,...

What could have been a feeble attempt with little attention...

Consumers have a right not to be overcharged, too...

Yet while everyone can recognize that the bite from energy bills is less felt...

Yet while everyone can recognize that the bite from energy...

Shaking off the two-tribe mentality
Michael Falzon

I do not know what sort of teaching in civics goes on in our schools. I expect the knowledge imparted in the subject to be intended to help our future...

I do not know what sort of teaching in civics goes on in...