Road safety should start with data analysis
It is useless having all the education campaigns of this world and the best enforcement possible if politicians and their underlings in public authority decide to circumvent the...
Road rage rules OK
Michael Falzon
In Malta, the constant unlimited increase in cars on our roads has led to many drivers getting impatient while driving in a slow-moving column – something that one can...
A Mosque too far?
Raphael Vassallo

… but never – not even once – was this concern with ‘increased traffic’, and ‘worsening air pollution’, sufficient...

… but never – not even once – was this...

A social budget nonetheless | Michael Falzon

To those who doubted that the current international turbulence shall in anyway...

To those who doubted that the current international...

No-pain budget but no pitch for new economic model

Caruana may want to re-evaluate his strategy over the medium term by reducing...

Caruana may want to re-evaluate his strategy over the...

Lack of parental discipline has led to the ‘no children allowed’ rule
Josanne Cassar

The need for discipline has been watered down and diluted to such an extent, that it is no wonder so many are horrified when a family with a gaggle of kids...

The need for discipline has been watered down and diluted...

Praise me – when I am gone
Saviour Balzan

Arrigo turned out to be an asset for the PN, for he was a simple and ordinary Nationalist from Sliema seeking to represent his constituency, who could garner...

Arrigo turned out to be an asset for the PN, for he was a...

Government’s contempt for Parliament knows no bounds

It is precisely because this government has ‘the biggest majority in...

It is precisely because this government has ‘the...

It’s Budget day again
Michael Falzon

I may be a pessimist, but I somewhat feel that this year’s budget will not be giving details of a new sober and well-thought-out economic model that...

I may be a pessimist, but I somewhat feel that this...

Oh look: another ‘European Parliament resolution’, for us to ignore…
Raphael Vassallo

And if the European Commissioner, no less, can simply ignore the European Parliament at will, without facing any form of consequence … I, for one, fail...

And if the European Commissioner, no less, can simply...

Daphne and our ‘dark underbelly’
Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando

Daphne should – and will – however, be remembered for her steadfast search for the truth behind the corrupt wheeling and dealing that went into...

Daphne should – and will – however, be...

Agriculture will suffer a slow death if we fail to act boldly | Anton Refalo

Fundamentally, the resolution acknowledged the responsibility of the State to intervene on the market to ensure the preservation of agricultural land, 

Fundamentally, the resolution acknowledged the...

Water is too precious, and too scarce, to be ‘free’

The worst thing we could possibly do, in the present circumstances, is to keep...

The worst thing we could possibly do, in the present...

‘We’re all human’ (but some of us are more human than others)
Raphael Vassallo

If even a self-styled ‘Labour stalwart’ like Desmond Zammit Marmara...

If even a self-styled ‘Labour stalwart’ like...

The end of the PL-PN duopoly?
Michael Falzon

In this situation the possibility of a strong third party cannot be ignored. This party should take most of the voters who are now saying that they will not...

In this situation the possibility of a strong third party...

Our mental health problems require more than just helplines
Josanne Cassar

No matter how many shopping malls, fancy eateries or designer apartments this...

No matter how many shopping malls, fancy eateries or...

'Innocent until proven guilty'
Saviour Balzan

Does the minister not understand how people appointed by the State to serve the public, must uphold the highest standards of propriety? Does he not realise...

Does the minister not understand how people appointed by...

Justice has only begun to be served

Five years after the murder itself, Abela’s government still proves incapable of building bridges to the Caruana Galizia family or reconcile itself with...

Five years after the murder itself, Abela’s...

Mandatory bail: in pursuit of the proper balance

Jonathan Attard & Byron Camilleri: why legal amendments will shield courts...

Jonathan Attard & Byron Camilleri: why legal amendments...

The word is action
Julia Farrugia Portelli

I am proud to recall how through recent years we have collectively made significant changes to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities, even...

I am proud to recall how through recent years we have...