Why is everyone so convinced there’ll be an early election, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo
And as we all know from experience: elections are much more like a time for “crushing your enemies; seeing them driven before you; and hearing the lamentation of their...
Combating tax crime is an overarching challenge | Andy Ellul
Reducing tax crimes requires educating the country to further understand that what is paid in taxes will be re-injected in the economy, and ultimately used to improve basic and...
What if our Family Planning Advisory Service did not exist?
Isabel Stabile

The fact that women and girls reach out to us for this information because they...

The fact that women and girls reach out to us for this...

A weird PN proposal
Michael Falzon

The idea of ODZ permits needing parliamentary approval is beyond the comprehension by any sane person

The idea of ODZ permits needing parliamentary approval is...

Great: so now the EU is responsible for Daphne’s murder, too…
Raphael Vassallo

Last Wednesday Ursula von der Leyen evidently pissed off Robert Aquilina so...

Last Wednesday Ursula von der Leyen evidently pissed off...

Tax-free state
Saviour Balzan

For years now, we have set out new fiscal policies, not based on the wisdom of what is best for the country but what will sustain one’s appeal at the...

For years now, we have set out new fiscal policies, not...

Pricing themselves out of the market
Josanne Cassar

In too many places, we are paying more money for mediocre food and abysmal treatment

In too many places, we are paying more money for mediocre...

Open letter to Ian Borg on the Marsaskala marina | Marianne Theuma

The Marsaskala marina is not just about swimming, and having ice-cream! 

The Marsaskala marina is not just about swimming, and...

Fighting paediatric cancer
Cyrus Engerer

We must ensure all paediatric cancer patients have access to the best medical care possible, and give them all the tools possible to win over the illness |...

We must ensure all paediatric cancer patients have access...

Putting the tunnel before the vision
Raphael Vassallo

Once again, ‘geological and technical studies’ that were supposed to have been concluded over a year ago, have never actually been finalized

Once again, ‘geological and technical studies’...

Greener Malta for my sons
Peter Agius

Coming to think of it, forcing a green encroachment into the concrete and brick zones is possibly the most feasible way to fight back against what most of us...

Coming to think of it, forcing a green encroachment into...

Saving lives one baby at a time | Miriam Sciberras

I too am a woman, but I do not exist only as myself. I do not decide to do only...

I too am a woman, but I do not exist only as myself. I do...

The whistleblowing farce
Michael Falzon

Where does this leave the Whistleblowers Act? Just as I predicted, it has turned out to be a piece of useless legislation that does not justify the political...

Where does this leave the Whistleblowers Act? Just as I...

‘The only winning move is not to play’
Raphael Vassallo

So tell you what: how about we all choose another strategy instead… and...

So tell you what: how about we all choose another strategy...

Is showing weakness a sign of failure?
Josanne Cassar

Josanne Cassar | While discipline, sacrifice and mental strength are essential at this level of elite sports, it is becoming clearer that it has to be...

Josanne Cassar | While discipline, sacrifice and...

Oh look... a request to ban the publication of a book
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan | The heavy hand of insisting that every book seller in...

Saviour Balzan | The heavy hand of insisting that...

Students for choice: we support decriminalisation of abortion in Malta

Given the hundreds of abortions happening in Malta each year, it makes no sense at all for students to become doctors without being properly informed when it...

Given the hundreds of abortions happening in Malta each...

CFS and FM patients: their rights and needs
Alex Agius Saliba

To help patients suffering with CFS and Fibromyalgia, the work must be...

To help patients suffering with CFS and Fibromyalgia, the...

‘Be the change?’ You can start by paying your taxes…
Raphael Vassallo

Where is the ‘change’, anyway? And why should ‘we’ be...

Where is the ‘change’, anyway? And why should...

Things are not always what they seem | Kurt Borg

Our lives are continually bombarded by images and catchphrases meant to...

Our lives are continually bombarded by images and...