What’s happening in America might be a glimpse of our own future
Raphael Vassallo
Malta has become a country where ‘black lives’ demonstrably ‘matter less’… not merely because of Lassana’s murder but because there is a lot...
Why ‘All Lives Matter’ is dismissive and a foil for racists and the far-right in Malta
Matthew Vella
All Lives Matter is a foil that stops us from understanding and dealing with structural problems of racism and even other discriminatory attitudes that punish...
'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...

When is a health emergency not a health emergency?
Raphael Vassallo

Today, on the other hand, we are facing a situation that (on paper, at any...

Today, on the other hand, we are facing a situation that...

Public pressure to do the right thing is what will save our summer
Josanne Cassar

If we are very lucky we just might be able to contain this new outbreak which...

If we are very lucky we just might be able to contain this...

Leave the patients out of it
Saviour Balzan

Paul Pace should leave the patients out of it. Punishing them in the name of justified industrial action, would be simply criminal

Paul Pace should leave the patients out of it. Punishing...

Why Adrian Delia can still win, in spite of everything
Raphael Vassallo

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a party leader – either...

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a party...

Petulant and fraudulent behaviour won’t help PN build bridges it burnt | Edwin Vassallo

Vainglorious, petulant and fraudulent behaviour will not help PN build the bridges it has burnt with so many. Now is the time for PN to disentangle itself from...

Vainglorious, petulant and fraudulent behaviour will not...

Accepting helplessness... and doing something about it
Mark Camilleri Gambin

When it comes to mental health, we need to accept that there are conditions...

When it comes to mental health, we need to accept that...

Gifts to Labour supporters made mockery of meritocracy pledge
Michael Falzon

Our current economic wellbeing lures everybody to gloss over these problems,...

Our current economic wellbeing lures everybody to gloss...

Seven seconds in Sliema…
Raphael Vassallo

Things may have changed, but ‘domestic violence’, in Malta, still has an evident aura of ‘omertà’ about it. Our own story...

Things may have changed, but ‘domestic...

I have Methyl benzoate in my post… Help!
Saviour Balzan

Jason Azzopardi’s own political crusade never fails to entertain. Even...

Jason Azzopardi’s own political crusade never fails...

It is way too risky to legalise cannabis
Andrew Azzopardi

From where I stand the negative impact of this substance compared to the ‘benefits’ some might quote in legalising cannabis consumption are...

From where I stand the negative impact of this substance...

That was the weekend that was
Josanne Cassar

For the first time in its 34 year history the Malta Marathon was cancelled; news which was at first met with disbelief...

For the first time in its 34 year history the Malta...

I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll…
Raphael Vassallo

It’s not just the CPD that tried alerting us to the danger. The Bible did...

It’s not just the CPD that tried alerting us to the...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: Back in 2017 with Marlene…
Saviour Balzan

There once was someone acting as assistant to Marlene Farrugia in the 2017...

There once was someone acting as assistant to Marlene...

Climate change: obsession with plastic pollution distracts attention from bigger environmental challenges
The Conversation

Now is not the time to be distracted by the convenient truth of plastic pollution, as the relatively minor threats this poses are eclipsed by the global...

Now is not the time to be distracted by the convenient...

A local challenge but a global solution
Evarist Bartolo

Striking a balance between competing demands will rarely lead to an either/or choice or even a single solution. Individuals will need to think in a more...

Striking a balance between competing demands will rarely...

The Dubaification of the construction industry
Michael Falzon

Unfortunately, this is the downside of cosmopolitan Malta – and the buck...

Unfortunately, this is the downside of cosmopolitan Malta...

It takes tuna to tango...
Raphael Vassallo

Ah yes. The small matter of why an investigation into Malta’s tuna industry took place all those yonks ago in 2010, but was unaccountably (in all senses...

Ah yes. The small matter of why an investigation into...