Standing our ground
Saviour Balzan
We must take stock of the situation and realise that we cannot sit by and simply take things at face value
Run for your lives! It’s a tourist!
Josanne Cassar
Whether we did it now, in September or at the beginning of winter, the re-opening of the airport was inevitable and we were going to have to take the plunge at some point
Conscientious objection would nullify the protection of the Equality Law

Chris Vella: Should any school, like the Spanish Inquisition of old, take action against someone who espouses even publicly ideas that go against its ethos?

Chris Vella: Should any school, like the Spanish...

Faith schools need not lose their ethos, but teachers must be employed on competence

Cynthia Chircop and Joe Grima: An Equality Act should stop discrimination, not encourage it

Cynthia Chircop and Joe Grima: An Equality Act should stop...

It’s just too easy to blame it all on immigrants...
Raphael Vassallo

Who, then, is to blame for the spectacular materialisation of this very...

Who, then, is to blame for the spectacular materialisation...

A Constitution for all
Ralph Cassar

Our Parliament, based on a winner-takes-it-all system, could have kickstarted a process of deep reform; instead it seems that they have chosen piecemeal...

Our Parliament, based on a winner-takes-it-all system,...

Migration, COVID-19 and the Prime Minister’s shameless TV appearance
Kurt Sansone

After a week of silence despite a surge in COVID-19 cases, Robert Abela spoke on One TV. Kurt Sansone takes the Prime Minister to task on his misguided...

After a week of silence despite a surge in COVID-19 cases,...

'One of us'
Michael Falzon

In my book, their actions eclipse by far Adrian Delia’s shortcomings as party leader. If there is anyone who thinks that Adrian Delia’s time as PN...

In my book, their actions eclipse by far Adrian...

Marlene and Godfrey
Saviour Balzan

With Godfrey losing the health ministry in an ensuing Cabinet reshuffle, Marlene’s ire could not be contained

With Godfrey losing the health ministry in an ensuing...

Watch out for that tree
Josanne Cassar

But the trees, man those trees, they are the real trouble makers. They are dangerous, unpredictable creatures, and just keep jumping out at vehicles without...

But the trees, man those trees, they are the real trouble...

There is no such thing as a ‘temporary’ deal on migration
Raphael Vassallo

The bottom line is that - without any agreement on a permanent reform of that...

The bottom line is that - without any agreement on a...

A new year, a new page
Evarist Bartolo

It is our duty, as parents, educators and policy-makers to continue working towards the betterment of the educational experience and provide more...

It is our duty, as parents, educators and policy-makers to...

Protecting the European way of life
Michael Falzon

This job is no intangible airy fairy responsibility: the post includes responsibility for policy areas such as migration, security, employment and education

This job is no intangible airy fairy responsibility: the...

‘Mistake’ or otherwise, Malta voted for a debate on cannabis legislation
Raphael Vassallo

More than two years have now elapsed since that promise and still not a whisper about any corresponding change to Malta’s drug laws. I don’t know...

More than two years have now elapsed since that promise and...

The wrong fight on good governance
Saviour Balzan

If there was a subject fit for the satirists this week, it would have been the PN headquarters, where a motley crowd consisting mainly of MPs and staff...

If there was a subject fit for the satirists this week, it...

Life on the high seas | Clint Camilleri

The fact remains that within the Maltese fishing zone, or up to twenty-five miles from shore, the AFM can and does intervene effectively but beyond that,...

The fact remains that within the Maltese fishing zone, or...

You can tell summer is almost over when...
Josanne Cassar

As the calendar creeps towards the end of September, for many it signals no...

As the calendar creeps towards the end of September, for...

‘Equality’ is one thing Malta never got from the EU
Raphael Vassallo

I didn’t know European member states had the right to...

I didn’t know European member states had the right to...

Discipline is not a rude word
Evarist Bartolo

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have a harsh word, but it is all in vain if that is not backed up by the parent

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have...

Muscat: Only a clear message can avoid the mess slowly building up inside Labour
Michael Falzon

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that he is willing to continue to lead the Labour party… can avoid the mess that is slowly...

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that...