The DB deceit: will the Planning Authority be an accomplice?
Arnold Cassola
The cheek of the DB Group knows no boundaries. Of course, they feel that they can try and take everybody for a ride because they hold both the PL and the PN in their pockets
Cutting down trees to widen roads is not just wrong. It is evil
Raphael Vassallo
And our government’s policy holds that the economy takes precedence over absolutely everything else: including our citizens’ health and safety, the quality of their...
Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that
The Conversation

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague term with many definitions, but broadly speaking, it’s the idea that society can reduce...

Christine Corlet Walker • Green growth is a vague...

Tracing the rise of the abuse of power
Josanne Cassar

I am always amazed at how much humiliation people are willing to put up with in order to be near the seat of power

I am always amazed at how much humiliation people are...

How did we all become so terrified of democracy, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

Brexit is, after all, but one in a whole string of popular votes, taken in...

Brexit is, after all, but one in a whole string of popular...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan: Credibility matters, in journalism and politics
Saviour Balzan

Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should be the mark of any newspaper title, not simply subservience to the establishment and commercial...

Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should...

We have to fight for  our Maltese language
Evarist Bartolo

Learning the local language means that you're adapting to the local...

Learning the local language means that you're adapting...

The Gozo tunnel vanity project
Ralph Cassar

Talking about tunnels when successive governments have failed to provide fast ferry services to the commercial centres of Malta is rich

Talking about tunnels when successive governments have...

‘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...

The reaction to the Puttinu donation was a clear case of misplaced anger
Michael Falzon

Archbishop Scicluna said he makes a distinction between his own tweets and the items he retweets… But such after-the-event explanations are always...

Archbishop Scicluna said he makes a distinction between his...

Blood on the streets in the town of Old Birgu
Raphael Vassallo

Last I looked, it was illegal to carry firearms in built-up areas... still less...

Last I looked, it was illegal to carry firearms in built-up...

[WATCH] We can’t let this country become a concrete cage
Saviour Balzan

Overdevelopment is quickly turning Malta into not only an ugly country, but...

Overdevelopment is quickly turning Malta into not only an...

Blurred vision
Saviour Balzan

A new Constitution should focus on a higher constitutional role for the President…  and the President should not worry about such things as...

A new Constitution should focus on a higher constitutional...

Some home truths on a changing Malta
Josanne Cassar

I seriously see no benefit in having money pouring out of our ears while everyone is fuming with rage on our gridlocked roads packed like sardines with too...

I seriously see no benefit in having money pouring out of...