Numbers never count when  arguments fail
Saviour Balzan
This time around, the middle or high officials in agencies and government structures and even private companies are willingly active in a culture of corruption which is protected...
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
‘Biased’ is as ‘biased’ does...
Raphael Vassallo

Sophie Int’ Veld even described her own delegation as ‘politically neutral’: though she was sitting next to Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola...

Sophie Int’ Veld even described her own delegation as...

No power to the people, just power to the few
Josanne Cassar

I pro­pose that a permit should be issued for a 160-storey tower apartment...

I pro­pose that a permit should be issued for a...

Who exactly runs Air Malta?
Saviour Balzan

'No one is doubting the professionalism of the Maltese pilots, and the fact that they should be handsomely remunerated for their work. But the time for...

'No one is doubting the professionalism of the Maltese...

National days: A mistimed discussion
Arnold Cassola

With our country’s land, air and seas being continuously raped by greedy developers, opening up a discussion on the national day...

With our country’s land, air and seas being...

Killing her (not so) softly with his rage
Josanne Cassar

Too often we only speak in terms of numbers and statistics, while forgetting...

Too often we only speak in terms of numbers and statistics,...

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,...

It's called our mother tongue for a reason
Josanne Cassar

I can never figure out why there are those who are Maltese born and bred who...

I can never figure out why there are those who are Maltese...

Teaching children how to connect again
Josanne Cassar

Unless we instill the importance of emotional intelligence in children from a young age, I fear we will end up in a world which is like something out of...

Unless we instill the importance of emotional intelligence...

Muscat’s agenda is to undermine our Christian values | Edwin Vassallo

Whether on issues like the legal notice on leave for IVF, same sex marriage or the latest act on domestic violence, Muscat has always characterised his actions...

Whether on issues like the legal notice on leave for IVF,...

Face it, Maltese media: we screwed up
Raphael Vassallo

From this perspective, the way we got the Zach Meli story so totally wrong is only a natural progression from the way the Maltese media has approached its...

From this perspective, the way we got the Zach Meli story...

Moving forward
Evarist Bartolo

It might not be the most popular thing right now, but let’s not forget that Western Europe has been free from conflict for the past 73 years, mainly...

It might not be the most popular thing right now, but...

The Joseph Muscat party
Frank Psaila

For now, they are ‘happy’ in the knowledge that their party continues to lead in the polls; wishing that tomorrow never comes – or oblivious...

For now, they are ‘happy’ in the knowledge that...

Wasting time on burning waste
Michael Falzon

Wasteserv is hardly the entity to do it: politicians seem to have decided that it exists to give voters a government job for doing next to nothing

Wasteserv is hardly the entity to do it: politicians seem...

The politics of crack wrestling
Raphael Vassallo

You cannot call someone a ‘gbejna’ one minute, then become that someone’s ally and accomplice the next.... and all along expect nobody to...

You cannot call someone a ‘gbejna’ one minute,...

Who will speak up for the poor now?
Josanne Cassar

He was indefatigable on the issues which count: the harsh rental market which is seeing people resort to living in garages, and foreign workers who are being...

He was indefatigable on the issues which count: the harsh...

On reputation and the death of a gentle friend
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan on the the death of veteran poverty campaigner Charles Miceli...

Saviour Balzan on the the death of veteran poverty...

Comedian Tiffany Haddish is a shining example of single-minded determination
Josanne Cassar

I admire Tiffany Haddish for persevering rather than giving up. In an age where too many people expect free handouts, she is someone who fought with a...

I admire Tiffany Haddish for persevering rather than giving...

How many referendums does it take, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

Sorry, folks, but it just doesn’t work that way: not in Italy, not in the...

Sorry, folks, but it just doesn’t work that way: not...

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