Pollution control measures: vague, cowardly and business as usual
Ralph Cassar
It is crystal clear that either ERA or their political masters are not ready to implement effective measures to bring about a better air quality for all – for families,...
‘The Prime Minister’s prerogative’ is precisely the problem
Raphael Vassallo
Can a new prime minister bring about any truly meaningful change? Oh yes, indeed he can… but not by replicating all the mistakes made by his predecessor
Great, so when do we get La Valette’s sword back?
Raphael Vassallo

Greece gets its Marbles back… we get La Valette’s sword…...

Greece gets its Marbles back… we get La...

No one knows anything
Michael Falzon

The survey confirmed that Delia became PN leader as a reaction to the ‘forma mentis’ of those in the know-it-all bubble – for want of...

The survey confirmed that Delia became PN leader as a...

Is the Caruana Galizia public inquiry really working?
Saviour Balzan

The public inquiry seems to be a show of naïveté about what has...

The public inquiry seems to be a show of...

Public sentiment does not grow in a vacuum
Josanne Cassar

The ongoing public inquiry into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, which...

The ongoing public inquiry into the murder of Daphne...

What's €35 to you?
Josanne Cassar

The inequity of household incomes has been brought very much into the forefront with this cheque, proving once again how everything in life is relative

The inequity of household incomes has been brought very...

Malta’s medical doctors: No to total ban on abortion

By Gilbert Gravino and Liza Caruana-Finkel • Contrary to the long-held...

By Gilbert Gravino and Liza Caruana-Finkel • Contrary...

Cutting down trees to widen roads is not just wrong. It is evil
Raphael Vassallo

And our government’s policy holds that the economy takes precedence over...

And our government’s policy holds that the economy...

Suddenly, we are half a million!
Michael Falzon

The question now is whether Malta intends to press the brake at some point, or better still, whether our territory should be loaded with a bigger population...

The question now is whether Malta intends to press the...

Them foreign hordes
Saviour Balzan

The Maltese remain a pragmatic society which understands its livelihood, and quality of life is intrinsically dependent on the thousands of foreign workers

The Maltese remain a pragmatic society which understands...

That’s some legacy you’re leaving behind, Ian
Josanne Cassar

You are not allowed to contradict [Ian Borg] on the Central Link Project, which...

You are not allowed to contradict [Ian Borg] on the Central...

Checking Malta’s powerful Prime Minister through constitutional reforms
Michael Briguglio

As a neutral political figurehead, President George Vella may be best placed to rely on the report of the Venice Commission to lead the reform process to a...

As a neutral political figurehead, President George Vella...

Slow drivers don’t cause accidents, over-speeding does
Josanne Cassar

Contrary to the claims of the people commenting on the above-mentioned...

Contrary to the claims of the people commenting on the...

To lecture us about democracy, you have to be democratic…
Raphael Vassallo

Rob democracy of the fundamental principle of opposition, and what remains...

Rob democracy of the fundamental principle of opposition,...

No checks, no balances: why a whole system needs rethinking
Michael Falzon

We need radical changes in Malta’s executive and legislative structures...

We need radical changes in Malta’s executive and...

The third language: giving students the cutting edge for tomorrow’s world
Evarist Bartolo

Our job is not to force students in studying this or that subject but to guide and educate students in the subjects that will give them a cutting edge in...

Our job is not to force students in studying this or that...

What will forcing another foreign language really achieve?
Josanne Cassar

Maltese education is not geared towards producing leaders, innovators or free...

Maltese education is not geared towards producing leaders,...

A shake-up in Brussels
Matthew Bugeja

At a time in which the EU is facing challenges from inside and outside of its borders, EU leaders have turned to highly political individuals to pave the path...

At a time in which the EU is facing challenges from inside...

It is much easier to destroy than to create
Raphael Vassallo

The Adrian Delia faction is visibly stronger than its detractors; and this is...

The Adrian Delia faction is visibly stronger than its...