Towards implementing the PN’s energy plan
Ryan Callus
There’s one logical reason behind the government’s choice – the interconnector provides the cheapest prices. It seems after all, that the PN’s energy...
Why do we have an Environment Ministry, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo
Does he himself agree with Malta’s obstinacy in permitting finch-trapping, even in the face of an ECJ court-case? If so, can he justify that decision on any purely...
Addressing the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum
Alex Agius Saliba

Autism may be an unfamiliar condition to those who may not be accustomed to...

Autism may be an unfamiliar condition to those who may not...

Oh the arrogance!
Peter Agius

We are expected to be happy with what we get to know from ministerial press conferences and work with that. But even those are incomplete

We are expected to be happy with what we get to know from...

Euro 2020 – where the big players come from China and the US
The Conversation

Simon Chadwick and Paul Widdop - Organisations from China and the US...

Simon Chadwick and Paul Widdop - Organisations...

An initiative worth defending | Alex Muscat

We are adamant that such initiatives related to residency and citizenship are...

We are adamant that such initiatives related to residency...

‘The best in the world’. Laughable, certainly… BUT…
Raphael Vassallo

Are we seriously expected to believe that Malta will become a global leader in...

Are we seriously expected to believe that Malta will become...

Discrimination: the name of the game
Michael Falzon

The current mess in planning is the result of many decisions taken over the years intended to soothe the Maltese psyche

The current mess in planning is the result of many...

Is it right to terrorise women into not accessing a service available in the EU?

Chris Barbara | We regularly take calls from distressed women who are resolute on ordering abortion pills, but are terrified that they would have the police...

Chris Barbara | We regularly take calls from distressed...

Regenerative tourism | Josianne Cutajar

MEP Josianne Cutajar is a Member of the Transport and Tourism Committee as well as the Tourism Taskforce at the European Parliament

MEP Josianne Cutajar is a Member of the Transport and...

Everyone but government, it seems, is finally waking up to the development problem…
Raphael Vassallo

Even if it comes a good two decades too late, there is still a lot of value in Fenech’s recommendation to disband the Planning Authority, and create...

Even if it comes a good two decades too late, there is...

A serious PN own-goal
Michael Falzon

Suddenly the PN has become more positive than negative. Then the PN media abruptly undermines everything it had managed to achieve by publishing a...

Suddenly the PN has become more positive than...

The state of the nation could be much, much better
Josanne Cassar

Governments come and go, but the legacy of what they leave behind will have a...

Governments come and go, but the legacy of what they leave...

Tunnel vision
Saviour Balzan

Beyond the environmental arguments, there is little doubt that the Gozo-Malta tunnel will put incredible pressure on the country’s coffers, at a time of...

Beyond the environmental arguments, there is little doubt...

Why Malta needs a humane prison policy for a better society

Graziella Galea: We need to provide a better peace of mind, regarding the...

Graziella Galea: We need to provide a better peace of...

Maybe there’s ‘something psychologically missing’ from Maltese politics, too...
Raphael Vassallo

Maybe Dr Deguara had a point, after all. Maybe there is indeed something ‘psychologically missing’ from Maltese politics

Maybe Dr Deguara had a point, after all. Maybe...

The Maltese climate emergency is a joke
Ralph Cassar

All the local photo-ops and wise cracks on Facebook will not change one thing. Despite the posturing and posing, massive reductions in emissions are...

All the local photo-ops and wise cracks on Facebook will...

Criminalising abortion creates ‘chilling effect’ on healthcare providers
Isabel Stabile

It is about safe medical practice, because abortion is healthcare. This issue demands empathy and solutions that are grounded in respect. Beliefs should not...

It is about safe medical practice, because abortion is...

Poor Alex? MEP’s chiding was entirely appropriate
Peter Agius

What could have been a feeble attempt with little attention and no follow-up,...

What could have been a feeble attempt with little attention...

Shaking off the two-tribe mentality
Michael Falzon

I do not know what sort of teaching in civics goes on in our schools. I expect the knowledge imparted in the subject to be intended to help our future...

I do not know what sort of teaching in civics goes on in...