Things are not always what they seem | Kurt Borg
Our lives are continually bombarded by images and catchphrases meant to persuade us. These all convey to us a reality. Yet, if left unexamined, appearances can harm political...
‘The environment’ is about more than just ‘trees on roundabouts’, you know…
Raphael Vassallo
And this is why I suspect that no serious environmentalist could possibly have been consulted, in the drawing up of these proposals
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...

My beautiful country
Saviour Balzan

We have been turned into barbarians willing to sell our country to enrich ourselves, until we change the face of this country forever and...

We have been turned into barbarians willing to...

Reframing cannabis: a scientific overview | Maria Vella

The time has come to reframe the situation. A regulatory legal framework will...

The time has come to reframe the situation. A regulatory...

Sorry is not ‘the hardest word’ for nothing...
Raphael Vassallo

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca is not merely a ‘representative’ of the...

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca is not merely a...

Unfair discrimination on access to medicines
Alex Agius Saliba

There is still no mirroring right entitling the member states to get access to...

There is still no mirroring right entitling the member...

Freedom Day: we shape the work of our future | Josef Bugeja

That is why Freedom Day is the day when we as a union remember our past work...

That is why Freedom Day is the day when we as a union...

Will Abela ever have his Khrushchev moment?
Michael Falzon

It is true that there are a number of Labour supporters who still adore Joseph...

It is true that there are a number of Labour supporters who...

It’s all going Abela’s way... and he knows it
Raphael Vassallo

To consistently urge Robert Abela to ‘denounce the Joseph Muscat...

To consistently urge Robert Abela to ‘denounce the...

The questions we need to ask inside Labour
Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca

Those who have the party at heart need to ask: Is it a party that is still...

Those who have the party at heart need to ask: Is it a...

Reflections on a second Easter spent like this
Josanne Cassar

While we might complain that we cannot meet up with our entire family at once,...

While we might complain that we cannot meet up with our...

The great train robbery
Saviour Balzan

Castille served as a hub for allowing Joseph Muscat’s ‘chosen few’ to create structures to enrich themselves through kickbacks 

Castille served as a hub for allowing Joseph Muscat’s...

‘Mafia’ doesn’t mean ‘anyone you don’t like’
Raphael Vassallo

No matter how much of that perception is now destroyed by hindsight…...

No matter how much of that perception is now destroyed by...

Minimum wage and social justice | Rafel Grima

The gap between the haves and the have-nots in Malta is growing, and it has...

The gap between the haves and the have-nots in Malta is...