On the same side, when they want to
Josanne Cassar
In what is probably one of the few times there has been such amazing consensus, all our MPs unanimously changed the law allowing the Commissioner of Police to permit firework...
‘Normality’ can sometimes be abnormal
To doggedly retain Mizzi and Schembri even now, in the light of the latest revelations would be to extend Malta’s abnormality too far... even by Malta’s standards of...
Six months is not that long to wait for justice
Raphael Vassallo

While the mills of our own justice system grind exceedingly slow... and not...

While the mills of our own justice system grind exceedingly...

The latest trend: I’ll get you fired
Josanne Cassar

We need to learn how to attack the argument and not go after the person and their livelihood just because what they are saying does not fit in with what we...

We need to learn how to attack the argument and not go...

Six months later...

This should serve as an eye-opener for those who hoped the ‘business as usual’ strategy will work today, as it has always worked in the past

This should serve as an eye-opener for those who hoped the...

Sunday Mass attendance: crunching the numbers | Michael Pace Ross

Accompanying people in their daily lives, in their joys and sorrows, in their...

Accompanying people in their daily lives, in their joys and...

A mile a day
Evarist Bartolo

The Daily Mile was introduced in Malta three months ago. 35 schools have joined this initiative, with around 6,000 children already getting an extra 15 minutes...

The Daily Mile was introduced in Malta three months ago. 35...

Confusion on the Planning Authority’s fuel station permit rules
Michael Falzon

The policy for the relocated petrol stations in ODZ areas went over the top....

The policy for the relocated petrol stations in ODZ areas...

‘Je suis ce que je suis...’
Raphael Vassallo

 how in blazes did we manage to go from ‘Je suis Charlie Hebdo’ in January 2015, to... this? What power can possibly be left in that slogan,...

 how in blazes did we manage to go from ‘Je suis...

Using tragedy to score political points
Josanne Cassar

Was Burlò free to publish his controversial cartoon? Yes. But freedom of expression also means others are equally free to vehemently disagree with it

Was Burlò free to publish his controversial cartoon?...

Why did Magistrate Vella not collect the laptop?
Saviour Balzan

The media can never act as an alternative to the judicial system in a...

The media can never act as an alternative to the judicial...

Towards a stronger, freer press

Would it be a bad idea for small Malta to champion an EU-wide action to protect national newspapers and journalists from ruinous SLAPP lawsuits... rather than...

Would it be a bad idea for small Malta to champion an...

When you don’t know the facts, say nothing
Josanne Cassar

I wonder if people ever stop to think what the consequences are when they so...

I wonder if people ever stop to think what the consequences...

Newsflash: people don’t walk because it’s too bloody dangerous
Raphael Vassallo

'To walk' any distance in this country, in any direction, is tantamount...

'To walk' any distance in this country, in any...

When disaster strikes...

Clearly, we need to conduct a thorough systems-check of all factors involved in coping with a national emergency. It would be wise not to wait for such an...

Clearly, we need to conduct a thorough systems-check of all...

The war against  Charles J. Scicluna
Frank Psaila

It is corruption and shady dealings which make Scicluna tick. And he misses no occasion to speak out on these matters

It is corruption and shady dealings which make Scicluna...

A modern, open and democratic university
Evarist Bartolo

We owe it to the next generations to continue working for a better University. These proposals are just another step in this direction

We owe it to the next generations to continue working for a...

The reaction to the Puttinu donation was a clear case of misplaced anger
Michael Falzon

Archbishop Scicluna said he makes a distinction between his own tweets and the items he retweets… But such after-the-event explanations are always...

Archbishop Scicluna said he makes a distinction between his...

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