Divisions cannot be healed by meaningless, empty rhetoric
Raphael Vassallo
George Vella thinks he’s going to ‘heal the division’? How, exactly? By drawing on his vast experience as a ‘conciliatory figure’ in Maltese...
It's not all Greco to me
Michael Falzon
Whether our prime ministers were benign or malign dictators is not the result of our set-up, but the result of their level of prudence – or imprudence
I know! Let’s throw a bone to the environmentalists
Josanne Cassar

‘Open spaces’ is the latest buzzword in the greenwash policy

‘Open spaces’ is the latest buzzword in the...

The Maltese far right is a danger for all to see
Saviour Balzan

Lowell is a Nazi apologist who has called the Holocaust the ‘holy...

Lowell is a Nazi apologist who has called the Holocaust the...

Malta’s far-right festers in the wounds of society’s growing inequality: we must fight with peace, unity and tolerance
Matthew Vella

The indignation of the Prime Minister was necessary, but he also presides over the economic formula that has now crafted a competition that...

The indignation of the Prime Minister was necessary, but...

An election campaign gripped by an identity crisis
Josanne Cassar

The candidates should be telling us what makes them the most suitable people to...

The candidates should be telling us what makes them the...

Why not just put those six seats up for sale?
Raphael Vassallo

In all the years I’ve been following Maltese politics – and I voted...

In all the years I’ve been following Maltese politics...

It all starts from literacy
Evarist Bartolo

These are the types of programmes which have helped us achieve improved literacy rates, reduce early school-leaving and strengthen student attainment figures

These are the types of programmes which have helped us...

Six months is not that long to wait for justice
Raphael Vassallo

While the mills of our own justice system grind exceedingly slow... and not...

While the mills of our own justice system grind exceedingly...

The latest trend: I’ll get you fired
Josanne Cassar

We need to learn how to attack the argument and not go after the person and their livelihood just because what they are saying does not fit in with what we...

We need to learn how to attack the argument and not go...

Sunday Mass attendance: crunching the numbers | Michael Pace Ross

Accompanying people in their daily lives, in their joys and sorrows, in their...

Accompanying people in their daily lives, in their joys and...

A mile a day
Evarist Bartolo

The Daily Mile was introduced in Malta three months ago. 35 schools have joined this initiative, with around 6,000 children already getting an extra 15 minutes...

The Daily Mile was introduced in Malta three months ago. 35...

Confusion on the Planning Authority’s fuel station permit rules
Michael Falzon

The policy for the relocated petrol stations in ODZ areas went over the top....

The policy for the relocated petrol stations in ODZ areas...

‘Je suis ce que je suis...’
Raphael Vassallo

 how in blazes did we manage to go from ‘Je suis Charlie Hebdo’ in January 2015, to... this? What power can possibly be left in that slogan,...

 how in blazes did we manage to go from ‘Je suis...

Using tragedy to score political points
Josanne Cassar

Was Burlò free to publish his controversial cartoon? Yes. But freedom of expression also means others are equally free to vehemently disagree with it

Was Burlò free to publish his controversial cartoon?...

Why did Magistrate Vella not collect the laptop?
Saviour Balzan

The media can never act as an alternative to the judicial system in a...

The media can never act as an alternative to the judicial...

When you don’t know the facts, say nothing
Josanne Cassar

I wonder if people ever stop to think what the consequences are when they so...

I wonder if people ever stop to think what the consequences...

Newsflash: people don’t walk because it’s too bloody dangerous
Raphael Vassallo

'To walk' any distance in this country, in any direction, is tantamount...

'To walk' any distance in this country, in any...

The war against  Charles J. Scicluna
Frank Psaila

It is corruption and shady dealings which make Scicluna tick. And he misses no occasion to speak out on these matters

It is corruption and shady dealings which make Scicluna...

A modern, open and democratic university
Evarist Bartolo

We owe it to the next generations to continue working for a better University. These proposals are just another step in this direction

We owe it to the next generations to continue working for a...