Tear down, excavate, develop, repeat
Josanne Cassar
A street can go from a place where “everyone knows your name” to an anonymous, faceless row of blocks of apartments of displaced people who have no roots to the area
Here’s how that €11.4 million could be better spent
Josanne Cassar
There is psychology at work here, where the government is attempting to foster a kind of bonhomie among the populace - for some it will work, others will simply see it as yet...
A stitch out of time
Raphael Vassallo

Now that all the dust has finally settled, ‘Stitching’ can be seen for what it ultimately was all along: a low-key, somewhat Spartan play, focusing...

Now that all the dust has finally settled,...

By doing nothing we can only watch the world go by
Evarist Bartolo

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people who are accountable...

 What we need is decent, honest, hard-working people...

The checks and balances myth
Michael Falzon

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the checks and balances in the US constitution work or whether they are just a myth – as they seem...

The end of the Trump presidency will indicate whether the...

Heavy-handed police reaction has boosted environmental cause
Josanne Cassar

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint. Instead what we got was...

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint....

Heroes just for one day
Raphael Vassallo

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished tradition of always making itself a pain in every government’s arse... regardless which of two...

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished...

Positive action like quotas can accelerate women’s participation in politics

Renée Laiviera | One of the main challenges in Malta is the lack of women candidates running for elections... quotas can be part of a...

Renée Laiviera | One of the main...

Using tragedy to score political points
Josanne Cassar

Was Burlò free to publish his controversial cartoon? Yes. But freedom of expression also means others are equally free to vehemently disagree with it

Was Burlò free to publish his controversial cartoon?...

Why did Magistrate Vella not collect the laptop?
Saviour Balzan

The media can never act as an alternative to the judicial system in a...

The media can never act as an alternative to the judicial...

When you don’t know the facts, say nothing
Josanne Cassar

I wonder if people ever stop to think what the consequences are when they so...

I wonder if people ever stop to think what the consequences...

Newsflash: people don’t walk because it’s too bloody dangerous
Raphael Vassallo

'To walk' any distance in this country, in any direction, is tantamount...

'To walk' any distance in this country, in any...

The war against  Charles J. Scicluna
Frank Psaila

It is corruption and shady dealings which make Scicluna tick. And he misses no occasion to speak out on these matters

It is corruption and shady dealings which make Scicluna...

A modern, open and democratic university
Evarist Bartolo

We owe it to the next generations to continue working for a better University. These proposals are just another step in this direction

We owe it to the next generations to continue working for a...

The reaction to the Puttinu donation was a clear case of misplaced anger
Michael Falzon

Archbishop Scicluna said he makes a distinction between his own tweets and the items he retweets… But such after-the-event explanations are always...

Archbishop Scicluna said he makes a distinction between his...

Blood on the streets in the town of Old Birgu
Raphael Vassallo

Last I looked, it was illegal to carry firearms in built-up areas... still less...

Last I looked, it was illegal to carry firearms in built-up...

[WATCH] We can’t let this country become a concrete cage
Saviour Balzan

Overdevelopment is quickly turning Malta into not only an ugly country, but...

Overdevelopment is quickly turning Malta into not only an...

Blurred vision
Saviour Balzan

A new Constitution should focus on a higher constitutional role for the President…  and the President should not worry about such things as...

A new Constitution should focus on a higher constitutional...

Some home truths on a changing Malta
Josanne Cassar

I seriously see no benefit in having money pouring out of our ears while everyone is fuming with rage on our gridlocked roads packed like sardines with too...

I seriously see no benefit in having money pouring out of...

Kim-Trump Summit raises the stakes
Matthew Bugeja

The meeting between the leaders of North Korea and the United States will not achieve much, but accelerates the process to either a peace deal or war

The meeting between the leaders of North Korea and the...

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