Strange, how it always takes a scientist, not a fortune-teller, to predict the future…
Raphael Vassallo
Considering that Peter Gatt’s last three geological predictions, on the trot, have already proven so deadly accurate, wouldn’t it be a little bit wiser, and more...
Climate change also threatens democracy itself
The strategy casts a sobering light on Malta’s challenge to reduce carbon emissions as required by the EU’s overarching goal of carbon neutrality, while still...
The terror of Robespierre
Saviour Balzan

You cannot praise Angelo Gafà for being a serious guy one day, and then choose to paste him on a poster and accuse him of being shameful and...

You cannot praise Angelo Gafà for being a serious...

The election that never was

Robert Abela kept the Nationalist Party guessing, forcing it into premature election mode, already taxing on its limited resources

Robert Abela kept the Nationalist Party guessing, forcing...

European Citizen Prize rewards those who embody European values
Alex Agius Saliba

Dar tal-Providenza embodies the best values that we as Maltese and...

Dar tal-Providenza embodies the best values that...

Lassana masterpiece: gnashing of teeth betrays the frailty of Maltese identity
Matthew Vella

As we witness the shrill indignation of idiots whose small world has been brought into frame by the audacity of the Lassana portrait,...

As we witness the shrill indignation of idiots...

‘Environmental credibility’ needs more than just public gardens, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

Oh, Ok: I’ll admit that’s more how I would answer that question, if I were able to put words in Mr Ambjent’s mouth

Oh, Ok: I’ll admit that’s more how I would...

Reproductive rights are human rights – where does Malta stand? | Nathalie Psaila

In spite of Malta being a “proud UN member”, it consistently discriminates against women as sexual beings from very early on in their lives

In spite of Malta being a “proud UN member”, it...

Robert Abela’s litmus test

Abela still needs to send a clear signal that he will leave no stone unturned in establishing both the political and judicial truths related to the Panama...

Abela still needs to send a clear signal that he will leave...

A new political party? Mamma Mia!
Raphael Vassallo

According to the Electoral Commission, ‘ABBA’ is… wait for it… “too short to be abbreviated” (and, as George Clooney so...

According to the Electoral Commission, ‘ABBA’...

Disagreeing with the Ombudsman
Michael Falzon

One wonders whether it was the ministry that pushed the Commissioner to sign the letter or if it was the other way about. Whichever it was, it is a reflection...

One wonders whether it was the ministry that pushed the...

Dalli is not fit to be prison director
Saviour Balzan

One would have thought that people dying in prison would translate into solid and water-tight evidence of the state of affairs in Corradino –...

One would have thought that people dying in prison would...

If we live long enough, we’re all going to need taking care of
Josanne Cassar

As we gaze at our parents, we need to fully appreciate that one day, that will...

As we gaze at our parents, we need to fully appreciate that...

People want fairness: nothing more, nothing less

Neither a Labour victory by a larger margin, nor even the...

Neither a Labour victory by a larger margin, nor...

‘Environmental credibility’ needs more than just public gardens, you know…
Raphael Vassallo

One small environmental problem from Budget 2022 is that the Labour government measures do not even begin to address the real issues that they were...

One small environmental problem from Budget 2022...

Ten years of humanism in Malta | Joanna Onions, Christian Colombo

Humanity needs to base its policies on reason and co-operation

Humanity needs to base its policies on reason and...

Making poverty history

Editorial | The 2022 Budget fails to address a growing mismatch between the rate of our country’s economic growth and the rate at which...

Editorial | The 2022 Budget fails to address a...

Vote PN if you want overcharging refund
Ryan Callus

Come next election, the electorate has a very clear choice to make when it comes to energy policy

Come next election, the electorate has a very clear choice...

The end of a turbulent chapter
Michael Falzon

Renouncing Muscat after an electoral victory that could not have happened without those votes is the biggest challenge Abela will face. But it’s the only...

Renouncing Muscat after an electoral victory that could not...

The ‘baddest’ billboard in decades
Raphael Vassallo

Make no mistake: we old fogeys know a good old-fashioned recession, when we see one. And, tell you the truth: I ain’t actually seeing any sign of one,...

Make no mistake: we old fogeys know a good old-fashioned...