[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: People must get together over the state of the environment
Saviour Balzan
Saviour Balzan on why voters can no longer count on politicians to speak out on the state of Malta's environment
Development cannot fuel economic growth forever
Unless new avenues are explored to finance Malta’s future economic growth, today’s successes can easily become tomorrow’s catastrophes.
Malta, do we have a gambling problem?
Josanne Cassar

While there are no exact statistics on the extent of the problem, the fact that the helpline 1777 is now open 24/7 is an indication that it is a considerable...

While there are no exact statistics on the extent of the...

The Halal hullabaloo

Without unduly trivialising the underlying issue – for there are valid arguments on both sides – it can be seen at a glance that many of the more...

Without unduly trivialising the underlying issue –...

Politicians without a plan: who prepared us for the labour influx and construction madness?
Josanne Cassar

Muscat would have never been elected had he called for 40,000 more foreign workers, land reclamation, or pledged the sale of St George’s Bay in...

Muscat would have never been elected had he called for...

Tunnel proposal may have holes in it

The environmental risks alone are worth the pause. It is now clear that the proposed tunnel entrances will be (most probably) below the Kenuna Tower in Nadur...

The environmental risks alone are worth the pause. It is...

‘Truth be told’… in a post-truth age
Raphael Vassallo

How Pierre Portelli could claim to be ‘alarmed’ to discover that...

How Pierre Portelli could claim to be ‘alarmed’...

[WATCH] Why Manuel Delia cannot be believed
Saviour Balzan

Between ghostwriting for Adrian Delia and campaigning for good governance,...

Between ghostwriting for Adrian Delia and campaigning for...

Everyone asked about Buffon but nobody asked about Gigi
Evarist Bartolo

Mental health is probably the most misunderstood disease and is subject to...

Mental health is probably the most misunderstood disease...

Vitals: a crooked deal with malice aforethought
Michael Falzon

Whichever way you look at these deals, one can only conclude that Vitals was...

Whichever way you look at these deals, one can only...

It is much harder to create than to destroy
Raphael Vassallo

If the PN’s implosion has left you feeling angry, bitter, and...

If the PN’s implosion has left you feeling angry,...

Are you ready for the 10-year challenge?
Josanne Cassar

The more serious side of the 10-year challenge has been its use by environmental groups to raise public awareness about how our surroundings been degraded in...

The more serious side of the 10-year challenge has been its...

Reality check on privatisation: public sector rules fly out the window
Saviour Balzan

Technoline were then entrusted with a monopoly on all hospital procurement by Vitals. This is the reality check with privatisation: normal practices in the...

Technoline were then entrusted with a monopoly on all...

A privatisation scandal

Apart from the law-courts, there is also the court of public opinion; government must surely realise that there is a limit to the people’s patience, when...

Apart from the law-courts, there is also the court of...

Razor burned: Why Gillette's campaign against toxic masculinity missed the mark
The Conversation

Alan Abitbol • Who knew a razor blade company could become so controversial?

Alan Abitbol • Who knew a razor blade company...

X Factor has opened up a world of new voices for Malta
Josanne Cassar

X Factor Malta has introduced us to voices we might never have heard of...

X Factor Malta has introduced us to voices we might never...

Public land belongs to the  public, not government

One struggles to comprehend why the Maltese government would care so such about...

One struggles to comprehend why the Maltese government...

Better enjoy the economic boom while it lasts...
Raphael Vassallo

Not exactly what we all imagined when we voted ‘Yes’ in 2004, is...

Not exactly what we all imagined when we voted...

Not a doomsday scenario, just expert analysis
Evarist Bartolo

When it comes to truly independent analysis and review, we are far from the...

When it comes to truly independent analysis and review, we...

[WATCH] Why Adrian Delia will soldier on until the next general election
Saviour Balzan

After the May European Parliament election, Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia will blame dissenting MPs for the poor showing and he will soldier on until...

After the May European Parliament election, Nationalist...