A different world awaits us
Michael Falzon
The silver lining around the dark clouds is that, for Malta, this should be the right time to adjust some of the populist ideas that have dominated the political philosophy...
‘Not our problem’ is not exactly an answer...
Raphael Vassallo
Does the Commission seriously expect Malta (with its grand total of 10 patrol boats) and Italy (currently grappling with a plague of quasi-Biblical proportions) to secure the...
Air Malta: Pressing the button? | Clive Aquilina Spagnol

What needs to be addressed by the government today rather than tomorrow is...

What needs to be addressed by the government today rather...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Politicians must take a stand on racism
Saviour Balzan

It is time politicians took a stand on racism as government's controversial decision to close Malta's ports to people rescued at sea opens the...

It is time politicians took a stand on racism...

Pandemics are no excuse to just forget about human rights
Raphael Vassallo

If one national institution is permitted to violate the fundamental human...

If one national institution is permitted to violate the...

A crash landing for Air Malta pilots
Michael Falzon

The clout of the pilot’s union has dissipated and its well-known mulish attitude has led it to what can only be considered as a veritable suicide

The clout of the pilot’s union has dissipated and its...

Make peace with your conscience and your gods
Saviour Balzan

We can close our ports, deny them entry, refuse to give them food and...

We can close our ports, deny them entry, refuse to give...

No one told you life was going to be this way
Josanne Cassar

Some of Malta’s most deep-rooted traditions which mark this important...

Some of Malta’s most deep-rooted traditions which...

Governments cannot face this crisis alone
‘Mixed messages’? More like dangerous contradictions...
Raphael Vassallo

If I’m going to listen to anyone’s advice on how to safeguard my...

If I’m going to listen to anyone’s advice on...

A sign of things to come

All the same, it is now essential that government prepares the public for what is yet to come: a spike in cases, that can only be kept manageable through...

All the same, it is now essential that government prepares...

Judging the judges
Michael Falzon

Appointing persons in certain posts with two-thirds majority in Parliament is achievable and not impossible – as some claim

Appointing persons in certain posts with two-thirds...

‘God’s punishment’ for what, exactly?
Raphael Vassallo

If there are, indeed, people out there who genuinely believe that this virus is...

If there are, indeed, people out there who genuinely...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Hunters are the privileged few
Saviour Balzan

Government has sent out a mixed message by allowing the spring hunting season...

Government has sent out a mixed message by allowing the...

It looks ugly for Europe. This crisis takes us into uncharted territory
Mark Camilleri

Historian Mark Camilleri does not want to be a prophet of doom, but he thinks the pandemic’s effect on political and social life could unleash impacts...

Historian Mark Camilleri does not want to be a prophet of...

One month on... how much longer can this be sustained?
Josanne Cassar

This weird reality has quickly separated the country into different types of...

This weird reality has quickly separated the country into...

Alla illiberani
Saviour Balzan

Robert Abela will decide whether he is any different a leader to Eddie Fenech Adami, Lawrence Gonzi, or Joseph Muscat, the people who played the pipers’...

Robert Abela will decide whether he is any different a...

Now is the time to prepare for all tomorrow’s crises

To believe that our time on this planet is going to be defined by just a single...

To believe that our time on this planet is going to be...

In it together | Helena Grech

This is really the time for unity, notwithstanding any initial hiccups at the start of such an unprecedented challenge

This is really the time for unity, notwithstanding any...

Enforcement cannot just be for lesser mortals
Raphael Vassallo

More importantly, however, there are limits to our country’s logistical...

More importantly, however, there are limits to our...