Climate change - beyond the empty rhetoric
Ralph Cassar
We do not need shoddy motions or new laws which remain on paper. We need people who care and know what they’re talking about. We need system change, not climate change
A budget for growth and sustainability
Evarist Bartolo
The budget builds on what has been achieved. The strategy of focusing on intensive growth and spending wisely has been very successful in recent years
Should we boycott Christmas, too?
Raphael Vassallo

All this, at a time when there appears to be no viable Opposition, either. So if certain extremists (and I do not use that word lightly) get their way, we...

All this, at a time when there appears to be no viable...

The fear of losing power
Michael Falzon

Whether the Prime Minister was conscious of what was going on in the office he headed or not, Joseph Muscat is in a fix. He is – at least – either...

Whether the Prime Minister was conscious of what was going...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s video blog | If we had a solid Opposition, they would be calling for a general election
Saviour Balzan

Everything the Labour Party and Joseph Muscat represented in 2017 has been dismantled after the recent revelations

Everything the Labour Party and Joseph Muscat...

Holding up a mirror to Maltese society
Josanne Cassar

“Il-Ministru” is the key to their no-stress life and a guaranteed income, which explains the deference, the kowtowing, and the nauseating reverence...

“Il-Ministru” is the key to their no-stress...

On Joseph and Adrian
Saviour Balzan

The Nationalist MPs may need to remove Delia and put someone who brings together the factions and the middle-of-the-road voters to win and offer an alternative...

The Nationalist MPs may need to remove Delia and put...

Never make anyone your 'god'
Josanne Cassar

It is natural to run through a gamut of overwhelming, conflicting emotions when we learn that someone we thought we could trust and whom we may have looked up...

It is natural to run through a gamut of overwhelming,...

Why pride doesn’t cut it | Manuel Zarb

Young people are not proud of political party branding in any capacity, and they do not identify with political parties’ PR campaigns

Young people are not proud of political party branding in...

[WATCH] A golden opportunity to evade justice
Saviour Balzan

Judge Silvio Meli’s decision to order Deputy Police Commissioner Silvio...

Judge Silvio Meli’s decision to order Deputy Police...

On children’s nutrition, it really takes a village
Evarist Bartolo

At the end of the day, the responsibility for a child or young person first...

At the end of the day, the responsibility for a child or...

Between the Devil and the deep blue sea
Raphael Vassallo

Clearly, then, this very much is a ‘pan-European problem’... as Italy, Malta and other southern states have been howling for years

Clearly, then, this very much is a ‘pan-European...

Full up, and nowhere to go
Josanne Cassar

Would you want to go on vacation to a place which is overcrowded, over-developed and polluted, and getting from one place to the other is the stuff of...

Would you want to go on vacation to a place which is...

Consumers getting higher energy bills | David Agius & Michael Briguglio
Michael Briguglio

We are determined not to let this daylight robbery continue. The Nationalist Party is ready to take legal action to ensure that people are not robbed. We are...

We are determined not to let this daylight robbery...

The ‘Mohamed Salah’ effect
The Conversation

In a country with growing unemployment and political unrest, Salah is an icon and a role model – he embodies the ideal of a young person who...

In a country with growing unemployment and political...

Summertime, and the livin’s (not) easy
Michael Falzon

This Matteo is a different kettle of fish and political observers think that Malta is in for a long hot summer, spending days of bickering with Italy about...

This Matteo is a different kettle of fish and political...

We don’t need another hero
Josanne Cassar

As a nation I think many have this real need to look up to a political leader in the same way that they hero-worship their favourite footballer

As a nation I think many have this real need to look up to...

The priority list
Saviour Balzan

I am informed that the legal representatives of a business concern in the locality passed on a message to the Archbishop on the matter well before the story...

I am informed that the legal representatives of a business...

Why all the fuss?
Raphael Vassallo

While Malta may really be small and insignificant in the bigger European picture... we’re not entirely ‘powerless’, you know

While Malta may really be small and insignificant in the...

Emma is better off out of the toxic atmosphere of ‘Amici’
Josanne Cassar

Time will tell if Emma Muscat makes it big. As for Amici... with...

Time will tell if Emma Muscat makes it big. As for...