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 otherwise. Their talent can be appreciated globally and even if they do not ‘make it’, their...
Public land belongs to the  public, not government
One struggles to comprehend why the Maltese government would care so such about private profits, and so little about Malta’s environment and urban well-being
So, it is a functioning democracy…
Saviour Balzan

We talk of leaving a legacy to our children and future generations, and if there is one legacy we need to ensure and safeguard it is the limited footprint of...

We talk of leaving a legacy to our children and future...

What our attachment to so much  stuff tells us about ourselves
Josanne Cassar

It is a cruel and unfair world we live in to realise that there are those who...

It is a cruel and unfair world we live in to realise that...

Inside the PN, a not-so silent revolution

Love him or hate him, Adrian Delia was the choice of the Nationalist...

Love him or hate him, Adrian Delia was the choice of the...

Gozo tunnel: will the government destroy the richest water table in Malta?
Arnold Cassola

Is land reclamation the true and main focus of this government, with the tunnel being just an excuse to produce the raw materials to implement this...

Is land reclamation the true and main focus of this...

You do not have to agree, but you don’t have to hate either
Josanne Cassar

Muscat needs to take a long, hard look at his own policies: are foreigners to...

Muscat needs to take a long, hard look at his own policies:...

Migrant standoffs expose European division

And even if it is true that Italy has once again failed to abide by its...

And even if it is true that Italy has once again failed to...

Big Chief he say: ‘Follow your leader…’
Raphael Vassallo

In a nutshell, Delia has himself delineated the precise extent of his own...

In a nutshell, Delia has himself delineated the precise...

Adrian Delia: A trial by Whatsapp
Evarist Bartolo

The mess the PN is in is driving down the level of debate and the way we do politics. We all need to pause and return to a sense of normality and civility in...

The mess the PN is in is driving down the level of debate...

[WATCH] European elections: why Muscat won’t take in the Sea-Watch migrants
Saviour Balzan

Malta’s refusal to succour the Sea-Watch migrant is simply fuelled by one consideration: the coming European elections

Malta’s refusal to succour the Sea-Watch migrant is...

Is our obsession with private lives the future of Maltese politics?
Raphael Vassallo

This is like some bizarre, freakish Reality Show, in which a family is seen...

This is like some bizarre, freakish Reality Show, in which...

Corinthia: public land, private profits... when will this shenanigan stop?
Michael Falzon

There are other areas of public land that could be developed for high-end residences. Is government prepared to sell them for peanuts to whoever throws in a...

There are other areas of public land that could be...

Distractions and compensations
Saviour Balzan

The compensation being offered to Corinthia is absolutely shameful. It will encourage others to turn to government to enter this consideration for compensation...

The compensation being offered to Corinthia is absolutely...

And what if this is really just another smear campaign?
Josanne Cassar

The general sentiment is that no one likes this kind of thing. It is like being...

The general sentiment is that no one likes this kind of...

Year of the long knives

Political discussion, especially on the social media, has become increasingly hostile and vitriolic, to the point that we seem to be more concerned with airing...

Political discussion, especially on the social media, has...

The world in 2019: China, Russia and Iran sprint ahead
Matthew Bugeja

Domestic troubles force Trump to take “America First” abroad,...

Domestic troubles force Trump to take “America...

Adrian Delia: A private battle under public scrutiny
Josanne Cassar

The breakdown of a marriage is an intimate, fragile thing. Anyone who writes...

The breakdown of a marriage is an intimate, fragile thing....

The year of silly gimmicks
Michael Falzon

2018 might well be described as the year of silly gimmicks but it can hardly be perceived as the year of the beginning of the end of Joseph Muscat’s hold...

2018 might well be described as the year of silly gimmicks...

In defence of 2018
Raphael Vassallo

For starters: there is no reason under the sun why the calendar year should ‘start’ or ‘end’ at precisely midnight on 31st December; or...

For starters: there is no reason under the sun why the...