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 dicing with death on a daily basis
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 emergency to happen...
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...

Blood on the streets in the town of Old Birgu
Raphael Vassallo

Last I looked, it was illegal to carry firearms in built-up areas... still less...

Last I looked, it was illegal to carry firearms in built-up...

[WATCH] We can’t let this country become a concrete cage
Saviour Balzan

Overdevelopment is quickly turning Malta into not only an ugly country, but...

Overdevelopment is quickly turning Malta into not only an...

Blurred vision
Saviour Balzan

A new Constitution should focus on a higher constitutional role for the President…  and the President should not worry about such things as...

A new Constitution should focus on a higher constitutional...

Some home truths on a changing Malta
Josanne Cassar

I seriously see no benefit in having money pouring out of our ears while everyone is fuming with rage on our gridlocked roads packed like sardines with too...

I seriously see no benefit in having money pouring out of...

‘Freedom of speech’ is not ‘wisdom to speak’

Freedom does not imply freedom from the consequences of what one says... this...

Freedom does not imply freedom from the consequences of...

Kim-Trump Summit raises the stakes
Matthew Bugeja

The meeting between the leaders of North Korea and the United States will not achieve much, but accelerates the process to either a peace deal or war

The meeting between the leaders of North Korea and the...

We have to decide: Do we want to use IIP money or not?
Josanne Cassar

So, we have to decide, do we want this money to be used where it is most...

So, we have to decide, do we want this money to be used...

If you declare war... be ready to fight your war
Raphael Vassallo

Openly antagonising roughly half the country, every single time you resort to...

Openly antagonising roughly half the country, every single...

A PR exercise, for a worthy cause...

On the surface, it was a generous donation to a worthy cause. But even at a glance, it is evident that there were ulterior motives behind this generosity

On the surface, it was a generous donation to a worthy...

Why it’s so hard to #DeleteFacebook | S. Shyam Sundar
The Conversation

As in all abusive relationships, users have a psychological dependence that...

As in all abusive relationships, users have a psychological...

When we give them a voice
Evarist Bartolo

I do think that we underestimate our children sometimes. If we give them the opportunity, they can offer refreshing points of view and, needless to say, they...

I do think that we underestimate our children sometimes. If...

Lions and tigers and crooks, oh my!
Raphael Vassallo

I’m beginning to think it’s some kind of contagious disease… Symptoms include a willingness to believe any form of allegation

I’m beginning to think it’s some kind of...

Love and hate: the Brits and us
Michael Falzon

Today Malta is a successful EU member state providing the livelihood of some 40,000 foreign workers. Who would have believed this way back in September 1964?

Today Malta is a successful EU member state providing the...

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