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 the minister’s...
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 our three islands.
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...

What our attachment to so much  stuff tells us about ourselves
Josanne Cassar

It is a cruel and unfair world we live in to realise that there are those who...

It is a cruel and unfair world we live in to realise that...

If only everyone who acts unethically were sacked just as quickly
Josanne Cassar

Are we really serious about firing people who behave badly? Then let’s...

Are we really serious about firing people who behave badly?...

Fearne on the frontline
Saviour Balzan

It does look rather strange to see Chris Fearne as a guest of honour at the Christmas lunch hosted by Zaren Vassallo

It does look rather strange to see Chris Fearne as a guest...

Want to make a real impact? Clamp down on the culpable
Josanne Cassar

Aside from the debate about the ethical implications of showing photos and...

Aside from the debate about the ethical implications of...

Après Joseph, what?
Michael Falzon

The popularity stakes will satisfy Labour’s backroom boys only when Miriam Dalli’s candidature takes off. Watch out for her electoral performance...

The popularity stakes will satisfy Labour’s backroom...

Five have a wonderful time  (at Castille)...
Raphael Vassallo

We are no longer allowed, it seems, to remind people of what they used to be...

We are no longer allowed, it seems, to remind people of...

Why we decided to publish footage of the construction site tragedy
Kurt Sansone

The easiest thing to do would have been to ignore it, trash it, and pretend it...

The easiest thing to do would have been to ignore it, trash...

Shrimp cocktail at the General Council
Saviour Balzan

What is needed is a clear vision and a realisation that nobody owes the PN anything. Nor to any other party

What is needed is a clear vision and a realisation that...

All hail the consumer culture
Josanne Cassar

When told to queue for the (free) organic bins and the waste separation bins, again came all the melodrama. Yet on Friday people battled traffic and fought...

When told to queue for the (free) organic bins and the...

Brexit political declaration: what it means for the future UK-EU relationship
The Conversation

Paul James Cardwell • Nothing in the document legally requires either the UK or the EU to do anything specific in the future. Things might happen, or...

Paul James Cardwell • Nothing in the document...

Giving up is not an option
Josanne Cassar

Speaking truth to power is a crucial element in a democracy. Sitting back, giving up and letting it all slide, is simply not an option when one is part of...

Speaking truth to power is a crucial element in a...

Two ‘rights’ sometimes make a ‘wrong’
Raphael Vassallo

Partisan considerationshave meant that the entire country pays an exorbitant...

Partisan considerationshave meant that the entire country...

The importance of  the Malta Book Festival
Mark Camilleri

We are driven by a passion for books, and our commitment is to see that our...

We are driven by a passion for books, and our commitment is...