Robert Abela must act now
Saviour Balzan
There is an orgy of development today that is unacceptable and simply geared to make more people richer to the extent that their riches are simply unjustifiable
Why the Coronavirus matters... and why Pete Buttigieg is out – for now
Matthew Bugeja
Pete Buttigieg is out of the Democratic Primaries. Was it surprising? Yes and no
Alla illiberani
Saviour Balzan

Robert Abela will decide whether he is any different a leader to Eddie Fenech Adami, Lawrence Gonzi, or Joseph Muscat, the people who played the pipers’...

Robert Abela will decide whether he is any different a...

In it together | Helena Grech

This is really the time for unity, notwithstanding any initial hiccups at the start of such an unprecedented challenge

This is really the time for unity, notwithstanding any...

Enforcement cannot just be for lesser mortals
Raphael Vassallo

More importantly, however, there are limits to our country’s logistical...

More importantly, however, there are limits to our...

Future-proofing our societies
Miriam Dalli

Our people are resilient and entrepreneurial and can adapt to change when they have to. This crisis showed us how society can transform itself in a very short...

Our people are resilient and entrepreneurial and can adapt...

‘Swift action’? By the EU? You’ve got to be kidding me...
Raphael Vassallo

How would I react if I were a resident of Bergamo, or Milan, or Cremona, or...

How would I react if I were a resident of Bergamo, or...

The ITS deal mess
Michael Falzon

Many questions for which the Auditor-General sought answers should have been made by the Opposition in the first place

Many questions for which the Auditor-General sought answers...

‘The threat is too great’
Raphael Vassallo

Does a young woman really have to be executed or dismembered, before we understand that this is not something a functional democracy can afford to ignore?

Does a young woman really have to be executed or...

Once in a while the citizen wins
Josanne Cassar

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people forget stupid partisan politics as they did in this case, and work together for a common cause, they...

Most significantly of all, it is proof that when people...

You can’t just ruin people’s lives
Evarist Bartolo

Serious people in construction, people who think long-term must surely want to have public backing, rather than be seen as villains

Serious people in construction, people who think long-term...

Teachers can be life-savers, too
Raphael Vassallo

Opening the floodgates to unlicensed teachers also means facilitating access by potential predators to young, vulnerable children

Opening the floodgates to unlicensed teachers also means...

Splitting the Attorney General's role
Michael Falzon

Government going it alone, as it is trying to do, is only complicting matters rather than resolving them

Government going it alone, as it is trying to do, is only...

Strong leadership, management by crisis or a dictatorship?
Josanne Cassar

While the Prime Minister keeps insisting the economy cannot be put on pause,...

While the Prime Minister keeps insisting the economy cannot...

The medicine the country needs
Saviour Balzan

The Occupy Justice luminaries, with their typical political bias and make-up, have made it more difficult for the right people in the right organisations to...

The Occupy Justice luminaries, with their typical political...

It’s a jungle out there
Josanne Cassar

The reason we are feeling it more acutely than ever now is because when there is a gradual, steady breakdown in a country’s already flimsy approach to...

The reason we are feeling it more acutely than ever now is...

The other ‘message from the electorate’… and what the PN can do
Raphael Vassallo

The PN could become the party to propose a radical new approach to pressing...

The PN could become the party to propose a radical new...

Have a beer for us up there, Ċukaj
Kurt Sansone

Until we meet again for a heated discussion on the rainbow-painted zebra crossing in Floriana, farewell Ivan Fenech

Until we meet again for a heated discussion on the...

It is time communities are listened to: social impact studies are the way forward
Michael Briguglio

Social impact assessments can help verify the consequences and impacts of development proposals in relation to the communities involved

Social impact assessments can help verify the...

Have you seen any trickle-down? I doubt it
Michael Falzon

The Sette Giugno riots pushed forward Malta’s quest for a representative...

The Sette Giugno riots pushed forward Malta’s quest...