Interpreting some of the election numbers
Josanne Cassar
This low turnout as a form of protest at this particular time in Malta is, for me, a huge, important step in citizen activism
How did we all get it so… wrong?
Raphael Vassallo
Whose fault is that, really? The voters who no longer identify with their previous political party of choice? Or the party itself: which failed to live up to those voters’...
Have a beer for us up there, Ċukaj
Kurt Sansone

Until we meet again for a heated discussion on the rainbow-painted zebra crossing in Floriana, farewell Ivan Fenech

Until we meet again for a heated discussion on the...

It is time communities are listened to: social impact studies are the way forward
Michael Briguglio

Social impact assessments can help verify the consequences and impacts of development proposals in relation to the communities involved

Social impact assessments can help verify the...

Have you seen any trickle-down? I doubt it
Michael Falzon

The Sette Giugno riots pushed forward Malta’s quest for a representative...

The Sette Giugno riots pushed forward Malta’s quest...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Joe Saliba is in no position to pontificate
Saviour Balzan

The man who left the Nationalist Party with a mountain of debt has come back to tell the party the future is bleak

The man who left the Nationalist Party with a mountain of...

The Gospel from Tal-Ħorr
Saviour Balzan

Perhaps it is not just a worthy Opposition that this country needs in the face of a strong government with a healthy majority; it is also a Catholic Church...

Perhaps it is not just a worthy Opposition that this...

Hands off our chocolate!
Josanne Cassar

There will be no more 'non nutritional' and sugary drinks on offer at Mater Dei as the hospital administration embarks on a health drive

There will be no more 'non nutritional' and sugary...

From decriminalization to re-criminalisation, in just three years
Raphael Vassallo

Cannabis is ‘harmful’ when smoked by ordinary people but it...

Cannabis is ‘harmful’ when smoked by ordinary...

Let local decisions remain local
Michael Falzon

Creating another board is tantamount to removing the responsibility of hawkers’ stalls from the local councils and assigning it to a board loaded with...

Creating another board is tantamount to removing the...

So, it is a functioning democracy…
Saviour Balzan

We talk of leaving a legacy to our children and future generations, and if there is one legacy we need to ensure and safeguard it is the limited footprint of...

We talk of leaving a legacy to our children and future...

What our attachment to so much  stuff tells us about ourselves
Josanne Cassar

It is a cruel and unfair world we live in to realise that there are those who...

It is a cruel and unfair world we live in to realise that...

Gozo tunnel: will the government destroy the richest water table in Malta?
Arnold Cassola

Is land reclamation the true and main focus of this government, with the tunnel being just an excuse to produce the raw materials to implement this...

Is land reclamation the true and main focus of this...

You do not have to agree, but you don’t have to hate either
Josanne Cassar

Muscat needs to take a long, hard look at his own policies: are foreigners to...

Muscat needs to take a long, hard look at his own policies:...

Big Chief he say: ‘Follow your leader…’
Raphael Vassallo

In a nutshell, Delia has himself delineated the precise extent of his own...

In a nutshell, Delia has himself delineated the precise...

Adrian Delia: A trial by Whatsapp
Evarist Bartolo

The mess the PN is in is driving down the level of debate and the way we do politics. We all need to pause and return to a sense of normality and civility in...

The mess the PN is in is driving down the level of debate...

[WATCH] European elections: why Muscat won’t take in the Sea-Watch migrants
Saviour Balzan

Malta’s refusal to succour the Sea-Watch migrant is simply fuelled by one consideration: the coming European elections

Malta’s refusal to succour the Sea-Watch migrant is...

Is our obsession with private lives the future of Maltese politics?
Raphael Vassallo

This is like some bizarre, freakish Reality Show, in which a family is seen...

This is like some bizarre, freakish Reality Show, in which...

Corinthia: public land, private profits... when will this shenanigan stop?
Michael Falzon

There are other areas of public land that could be developed for high-end residences. Is government prepared to sell them for peanuts to whoever throws in a...

There are other areas of public land that could be...

Distractions and compensations
Saviour Balzan

The compensation being offered to Corinthia is absolutely shameful. It will encourage others to turn to government to enter this consideration for compensation...

The compensation being offered to Corinthia is absolutely...