Time to change tack
Saviour Balzan
The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe that the ills and pains of our system are the doing of Edward Scicluna
The right to rent out property, the right to a home
Josanne Cassar
This mess is the direct result of a market which has been allowed to explode without any proper controls, legislation or regulations, where everyone with any type of property (or...
Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that
The Conversation

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague term with many definitions, but broadly speaking, it’s the idea that society can reduce...

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague...

Tracing the rise of the abuse of power
Josanne Cassar

I am always amazed at how much humiliation people are willing to put up with in order to be near the seat of power

I am always amazed at how much humiliation people are...

How did we all become so terrified of democracy, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

Brexit is, after all, but one in a whole string of popular votes, taken in...

Brexit is, after all, but one in a whole string of popular...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan: Credibility matters, in journalism and politics
Saviour Balzan

Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should be the mark of any newspaper title, not simply subservience to the establishment and commercial...

Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should...

We have to fight for  our Maltese language
Evarist Bartolo

Learning the local language means that you're adapting to the local...

Learning the local language means that you're adapting...

The Gozo tunnel vanity project
Ralph Cassar

Talking about tunnels when successive governments have failed to provide fast ferry services to the commercial centres of Malta is rich

Talking about tunnels when successive governments have...

St Luke’s still in a shambles and Karen Grech wards shabbier than ever
Michael Falzon

St Luke’s is still in a shambles and at Karen Grech, they spruced up the reception area but let almost all the wards become even shabbier than they ever...

St Luke’s is still in a shambles and at Karen Grech,...

Who extended ODZ first?
Raphael Vassallo

if you analyse Labour’s entire approach to planning since 2013, you will find that it was all along geared up towards only one goal, blurring the...

if you analyse Labour’s entire approach to planning...

A turning point for those who demand change
Saviour Balzan

We need the idealism of youth. We need people who are able to say...

We need the idealism of youth. We need people who...

Ian Borg’s sounds of silence
Josanne Cassar

'If this is working in silence, I would like to know what blowing your own trumpet looks like'

'If this is working in silence, I would like to...

Anarchy in the UK: Brexit on the brink
Matthew Bugeja

Boris Johnson is determined to push the UK out of the EU at any cost. But he will have to face the electorate first

Boris Johnson is determined to push the UK out of the EU at...

The symbolism of throwing books away
Josanne Cassar

The symbolism of those books dumped so unfeelingly in that truck was like a dagger to the heart because it was yet another example of discarding what is...

The symbolism of those books dumped so unfeelingly in that...

It’s that slime of year again, folks…
Raphael Vassallo

Sea-slime, we are now told, is no longer “a result of the feed used by...

Sea-slime, we are now told, is no longer “a result of...

Social media? We haven’t yet understood it
Evarist Bartolo

We’ve heralded social media as the new era that shall empower each voice,...

We’ve heralded social media as the new era that shall...

It’s a threat to democracy, but not as we know it...
Raphael Vassallo

What if Labour won the 2003 election after Malta had voted to join the EU in a...

What if Labour won the 2003 election after Malta had voted...

After six years, is the Muscat administration facing ‘second term blues’?
Michael Falzon

Joseph Muscat’s hold on public perception is not eternal and it will slowly but surely be eroded

Joseph Muscat’s hold on public perception is not...

Can MPs fight back against Boris Johnson’s prorogation? Here are the options
The Conversation

Asif Hameed • MPs have options but they are running out of time

Asif Hameed • MPs have options but they are running...

Dear government: each of your actions has consequences
Josanne Cassar

Trying to shirk the inevitability of the consequences or run away from...

Trying to shirk the inevitability of the consequences or...