In a world with real problems, let’s stop being so easily offended
Josanne Cassar
Policies that simply tick all the progressive-sounding boxes without listening to public opinion are causing resentment, hostility and resistance
Politicise the Presidency? No, thanks
Raphael Vassallo
My guess is that the Council of Europe simply got their files muddled up, and issued the wrong country report by mistake. They might have mixed us up with somewhere like...
Better enjoy the economic boom while it lasts...
Raphael Vassallo

Not exactly what we all imagined when we voted ‘Yes’ in 2004, is...

Not exactly what we all imagined when we voted...

Not a doomsday scenario, just expert analysis
Evarist Bartolo

When it comes to truly independent analysis and review, we are far from the...

When it comes to truly independent analysis and review, we...

[WATCH] Why Adrian Delia will soldier on until the next general election
Saviour Balzan

After the May European Parliament election, Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia will blame dissenting MPs for the poor showing and he will soldier on until...

After the May European Parliament election, Nationalist...

From decriminalization to re-criminalisation, in just three years
Raphael Vassallo

Cannabis is ‘harmful’ when smoked by ordinary people but it...

Cannabis is ‘harmful’ when smoked by ordinary...

Let local decisions remain local
Michael Falzon

Creating another board is tantamount to removing the responsibility of hawkers’ stalls from the local councils and assigning it to a board loaded with...

Creating another board is tantamount to removing the...

So, it is a functioning democracy…
Saviour Balzan

We talk of leaving a legacy to our children and future generations, and if there is one legacy we need to ensure and safeguard it is the limited footprint of...

We talk of leaving a legacy to our children and future...

For Gaza’s peaceful protesters, power is all about perception | Leonie Fleischmann
The Conversation

Despite the protests’ non-violent origins and goals, events unfolded rather differently. As is common in civil resistance movements, a violent fringe...

Despite the protests’ non-violent origins and goals,...

The key to a prosperous future
Evarist Bartolo

If we enhance an individual’s ability by providing windows of opportunities along the way, we are maximising a person’s potential

If we enhance an individual’s ability by providing...

Playing the underdog card
Frank Psaila

Rather than boosting the Gozitan private sector, the Labour government dealt it a heavy blow

Rather than boosting the Gozitan private sector, the Labour...

We’re still in time to save Manoel Island
Raphael Vassallo

What’s our excuse today, for denying public access to a cultural heritage...

What’s our excuse today, for denying public access to...

Trust in the Police needs  to be rebuilt
Josanne Cassar

Many ordinary people have resigned themselves to the fact that there is no one out there who can help them: whether it is rambunctious teenagers making a...

Many ordinary people have resigned themselves to the fact...

Efimova tweets: Your mother/wife/daughter should be blown up first
Saviour Balzan

I cannot be objective, Efimova says, not until someone in my immediate family...

I cannot be objective, Efimova says, not until someone in...

Donald Trump backs out of Iran nuclear deal: now what?
The Conversation

This isn’t about whether or not Iran has leeway to build a nuclear...

This isn’t about whether or not Iran has leeway to...

Enough is enough
Josanne Cassar

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of authority throughout the country and a blatant disregard of law and order which is making the ordinary...

There is a pervasive air of disrespect for any form of...

Let’s celebrate diversity | Reb Xiberras

17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia...

17 May marks the International Day Against Homophobia,...

When ‘freedom of expression’ really was under siege
Raphael Vassallo

By upholding a local, unsound law over the international charter of human...

By upholding a local, unsound law over the international...

The rental hike is a result of our own success. We need a solution
Evarist Bartolo

We need a more sustainable model where the supply is increased yet it is within...

We need a more sustainable model where the supply is...

Delia’s PN is an anticipated reaction to Labour’s neoliberalism
Raisa Galea

Foreign nationals are portrayed in a troubling manner by Muscat himself, who...

Foreign nationals are portrayed in a troubling manner by...