There is nothing ‘pagan’ (still less, ‘satanic’) about Halloween
Raphael Vassallo
Nearly all the Catholic Church’s most cherished festivals (including both Christmas and Easter) can also trace their origins to the same pagan traditions that Fr Muscat now...
Road rage rules OK
Michael Falzon
In Malta, the constant unlimited increase in cars on our roads has led to many drivers getting impatient while driving in a slow-moving column – something that one can...
The sins of the past, conveniently forgotten
Saviour Balzan

It is unfortunate that people who want to occupy the mediatic or political...

It is unfortunate that people who want to occupy the...

The Dalek invasion of Pietà…
Raphael Vassallo

Jason Azzopardi has set things up rather nicely for yet another ‘cliff-hanger’ final confrontation: in which either the Nationalist Party, or...

Jason Azzopardi has set things up rather nicely for...

A Putin shock to the world economy
Frank Psaila

Government has rightly committed itself to limit energy prices growth in 2022, although no government can cushion all inflationary effects

Government has rightly committed itself to limit energy...

Bringing workers’ rights into the future | Cyrus Engerer
Cyrus Engerer

As the world has increasingly changed, and technological advances have adapted...

As the world has increasingly changed, and technological...

Shocked at Elon Musk buying Twitter? Then you should also be ‘shocked’ at…
Raphael Vassallo

Since when has it become so very compulsory for absolutely everyone out there (and his dog, and his dog’s puppies, etc.) to even have any kind of opinion...

Since when has it become so very compulsory for absolutely...

The PN’s financial woes
Michael Falzon

Bernard Grech could prove to be a veritable safe pair of hands – and a godsend if he manages to restructure the PN’s financial arm

Bernard Grech could prove to be a veritable safe pair of...

Our toxic dependence on construction needs a public response
Saviour Balzan

We calculate success on how much money people make in money terms or how many...

We calculate success on how much money people make in money...

No country for old people
Josanne Cassar

Since banks have cut down on their staff and imposed more and more restrictions on what can be done at an actual bank, the ones left behind are the ones who...

Since banks have cut down on their staff and imposed more...

Court cases cannot be repeated only if they are identical
Malcolm Mifsud

The parties to a case cannot file another action if they are identical

The parties to a case cannot file another action if they...

Bankrupt? Not to worry! Just register as a political party, that’s all...
Raphael Vassallo

It is, in a nutshell, still a ’multi-million-euro size hole’ that has been punched into the local economy: no doubt, to the detriment of countless...

It is, in a nutshell, still a ’multi-million-euro...

Shaping the island’s charging EV infrastructure
Miriam Dalli

A rapid transition would enable a faster route towards accessibility to charge...

A rapid transition would enable a faster route towards...

A suspended requiem for unelected Edwin Vassallo | Mario Thomas Vassallo

Those who chanted the requiem for Edwin Vassallo may better prepare themselves for an unexpected and unpleasant surprise

Those who chanted the requiem for Edwin Vassallo may better...

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat  (‘Only in Malta’ version)
Raphael Vassallo

We have clearly succeeded in overcoming our former ‘barbarity’, in...

We have clearly succeeded in overcoming our former...

Free for all
Saviour Balzan

No wonder most Maltese will not rally in large numbers to protect the countryside because those (and there are many) who have the privilege of owning private...

No wonder most Maltese will not rally in large numbers to...

The Rassemblement National and Russia: history of a strategic alliance
The Conversation

A victory by Marine Le Pen in Sunday’s presidential election would obviously be welcome news for Russia. As the brutal war in Ukraine drags on, the...

A victory by Marine Le Pen in Sunday’s presidential...

‘The Passion of Adrian Delia’
Raphael Vassallo

Is it because – as Ranier Fsadni seems to suggest, in a recent Times article – there is simply “no leadership alternative to Bernard Grech at...

Is it because – as Ranier Fsadni seems to suggest, in...

A legally rigged system for the PLPN | Ralph Cassar

For those who choose to forget, who see politics as one long party, with lots...

For those who choose to forget, who see politics as one...

Full House
Michael Falzon

The increase of six seats to each side upsets the corrective mechanism made to ensure that, in a two-party House, the number of MPs in each party reflect the...

The increase of six seats to each side upsets the...