The erudite judge and the perky judge
Saviour Balzan
The two judgments and the two judges confirm, whether we like it or not, that the judiciary and the courts espouse more influence and power than the Opposition and the media put...
Tackling overcrowding in the renting industry | Matthew Attard
Removing overcrowding is the first step towards introducing standards in the renting industry.
Imagine all the people
Peter Agius

People are getting angrier by the day at Labour’s attitude of pigs at the trough as nicely illustrated in Rosianne Cutajar’s chats. We will seek...

People are getting angrier by the day at Labour’s...

The shoddy low-standard coalition
Ralph Cassar

To reach the target of zero-carbon we cannot postpone any more, we must start changing now, otherwise a sudden change will hurt

To reach the target of zero-carbon we cannot postpone any...

Hunters, accusing Birdlife of ‘handling dead birds’. Whatever next?
Raphael Vassallo

Yes, the federation is quite right to accuse Birdlife Malta of ‘attempting to influence the law-courts’, in a case which was scheduled to commence...

Yes, the federation is quite right to accuse Birdlife Malta...

Brooke Shields’ story and the sexualisation of young girls
Josanne Cassar

Despite decades of feminism, society still places too much importance on...

Despite decades of feminism, society still places too much...

The art of being a friggin hypocrite
Saviour Balzan

The concern facing revolving doors is not one that only concerns government officials, it also involves journalists. There have been several astonishing...

The concern facing revolving doors is not one that only...

It’s time for the facts | Chris Fearne & Jo Etienne Abela

As ministers of the government in this sector and representatives of the...

As ministers of the government in this sector and...

Far-right nutters come aplenty in Malta. Why are they on our TV sofas?
Matthew Vella

PBS’s inquiry on quality control over Fuhrer-gate should lead to a clear ban on voices who trivialise the Holocaust and insult us by their dearly-held...

PBS’s inquiry on quality control over Fuhrer-gate...

Talking about an ‘Economic Revolution’...
Raphael Vassallo

After all: wasn’t it Clyde Caruana himself, who so recently told us:...

After all: wasn’t it Clyde Caruana himself, who so...

A young nurse’s lament: Where are the people who clapped for us during COVID?

A young nurse speaks of the frustration of being overworked, underpaid and vilified for putting their foot down to get the conditions they deserve

A young nurse speaks of the frustration of being...

The human cost of Malta’s traffic fiasco
Daniel Xerri

The Maltese obsession with cars means that motorcycles remain a niche vehicle...

The Maltese obsession with cars means that motorcycles...

Can Labour clear the mess?
Michael Falzon

In the current situation, cleaning the Labour party seems to be akin to cleaning the Augean stables - and Robert Abela is no Hercules despite being a...

In the current situation, cleaning the Labour party seems...

Will Malta end up having to go ‘nuclear’?
Raphael Vassallo

By now it should be painfully obvious that – in practice – Malta...

By now it should be painfully obvious that – in...

Why Christian Borg’s bullying and threats are no longer OK
Saviour Balzan

We need to ensure that crooks that come by the name of Christian Borg are not...

We need to ensure that crooks that come by the name of...

Tackling inequality in the age of AI
Alex Agius Saliba

Through AI, we have a huge opportunity to improve our daily lives. We as Europeans are at this very important historical juncture of our human relationship...

Through AI, we have a huge opportunity to improve our daily...

The dirty political implications of the Yorgen-Rosianne chats
Arnold Cassola

What is scandalous are the dirty dealings going on behind our back in the...

What is scandalous are the dirty dealings going on behind...

Animal rights? What a circus...
Raphael Vassallo

Unlike the ‘puddy-tat’ from Looney Toons – which invariably turned out to be a very REAL feline, by the name of ‘Shylveshter’...

Unlike the ‘puddy-tat’ from Looney Toons...

A dithering and undecisive PN
Michael Falzon

For the PN, the road back to winning more support implies more internal discipline on what and how MPs say when they express their thoughts, quick immediate...

For the PN, the road back to winning more support implies...

Damned if you’re ‘endangered’;  damned if you’re not...
Raphael Vassallo

The migratory birds that we massacre in Malta each year, are the same birds...

The migratory birds that we massacre in Malta each year,...