A budget for growth and sustainability
Evarist Bartolo
The budget builds on what has been achieved. The strategy of focusing on intensive growth and spending wisely has been very successful in recent years
Opposition movements cannot be built on single issues
Raphael Vassallo
To all those people, then – and not just to Dione Borg – the sight of that ’kuruna’ being so peremptorily discarded, and kicked about like a piece of trash...
The Archbishop’s gambit
Michael Falzon

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no doubt that Archbishop Scicluna is one of a kind – the right kind, of course

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no...

Why I think the Archbishop’s gesture matters...
Raphael Vassallo

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are intrinsically evil; even...

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are...

Charity marred by uncharitable behaviour
Josanne Cassar

We are reading more and more about people who do not have much; who are living hand to mouth, just about making ends meet between their rent/mortgage, daily...

We are reading more and more about people who do not have...

Does it all go away with just a sorry?
Saviour Balzan

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly commendable, but does it erase any of that anger for the Church’s actions in the 1960s?

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly...

History didn’t end with the fall of the Berlin Wall – but only now is the new battleground clear
The Conversation

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, we can see a new battleground for alternative visions of the future being laid. 1989 should be seen...

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell,...

I am a Maltese woman and I’m married to a black man | Lara Bezzina

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina feared for her...

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina...

A blast from the past
Saviour Balzan

Despite having to compete, perhaps unfairly, with low-cost carriers, Air Malta has so far proven that it can fend off this challenge

Despite having to compete, perhaps unfairly, with low-cost...

Facebook’s plan to protect the European elections comes up short
The Conversation

William Dance • There remains a considerable mismatch between...

William Dance • There remains a considerable mismatch...

Cannabis regulation is the only way forward in Malta

Luke Caruana • The paranoia over cannabis verges on the absurd and it is...

Luke Caruana • The paranoia over cannabis verges on...

Nobody likes a cheater
Josanne Cassar

There will always be those who have more money than they know what to do with while others struggle to pay their bills - but this scandal has further lifted...

There will always be those who have more money than they...

Happy St Patrick’s Day… in St Julian’s!
Raphael Vassallo

By my count, I’d say half a dozen strategically sited belfries would be...

By my count, I’d say half a dozen strategically sited...

Progressives have to stop rolling their eyes at voters
Evarist Bartolo

The progressives must understand a cardinal point in politics: the voters are...

The progressives must understand a cardinal point in...

Russia’s meddling strategy in Europe
Michael Falzon

The man behind the Brexit referendum funding scandal, Aaron Banks, is being criminally investigated about Leave.EU’s funding sources as foreign...

The man behind the Brexit referendum funding scandal, Aaron...

And we call animals ‘wild’…
Raphael Vassallo

If you want to pay for the privilege of watching a psychologically traumatized Siberian tiger, pacing miserably about in a confined, mostly-concrete...

If you want to pay for the privilege of watching a...

Don’t be impolite and ask about sources
Saviour Balzan

It seems that Andreotti’s association with the Mafia, and his implication...

It seems that Andreotti’s association with the Mafia,...

No one told you life  would ever be this way
Josanne Cassar

In all other respects, however, we seem to be heading in the same direction...

In all other respects, however, we seem to be heading in...

The terror of climate change is transforming young people's identity
The Conversation

Blanche Verlie | As adults, we would do well to recognise the necessity of...

Blanche Verlie | As adults, we would do well to...

Climate change: a climate scientist answers questions from teenagers
The Conversation

“How long is the planet going to last? I heard it was 12...

“How long is the planet going to last? I heard it was...