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...
Suddenly, we are half a million!
Michael Falzon
The question now is whether Malta intends to press the brake at some point, or better still, whether our territory should be loaded with a bigger population considering its sheer...
Discipline is not a rude word
Evarist Bartolo

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have a harsh word, but it is all in vain if that is not backed up by the parent

If you haven’t done your homework a teacher can have...

Muscat: Only a clear message can avoid the mess slowly building up inside Labour
Michael Falzon

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that he is willing to continue to lead the Labour party… can avoid the mess that is slowly...

Only a clear, unambiguous statement from Joseph Muscat that...

Why not a ‘Commissioner for Funny Walks’ while we’re at it?
Raphael Vassallo

And people are surprised that others might be having second thoughts about...

And people are surprised that others might be having second...

Time to change tack
Saviour Balzan

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe that the ills and pains of our system are the doing of Edward Scicluna

The PN’s presser seemingly wants everyone to believe...

The right to rent out property, the right to a home
Josanne Cassar

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been allowed to explode...

This mess is the direct result of a market which has been...

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...

Deconstructing the foreign critique about Malta
Josanne Cassar

If we are to improve the country and fix what is wrong before it is too late,...

If we are to improve the country and fix what is wrong...

Direct orders, directly in breach of regulations
Raphael Vassallo

Governments routinely break all the rules and regulations they set for everyone...

Governments routinely break all the rules and regulations...

Fearne, Muscat and the Labour leadership
Frank Psaila

Muscat’s Qormi statement makes Fearne’s ambitions increasingly difficult to attain. Muscat has – in not so many words – told him to...

Muscat’s Qormi statement makes Fearne’s...

Truth is in the eye of the beholder
Evarist Bartolo

Do we really want an authority, whether Facebook or someone else, that controls what is shared and posted? It’s not like the truth has any chance

Do we really want an authority, whether Facebook or someone...

Money as a measure of success? Only ‘now’. And only ‘here’...
Raphael Vassallo

The rest of the EU is driven by ‘higher values’. It is only here in...

The rest of the EU is driven by ‘higher...

Lobbying is good for you
Michael Falzon

Someone must have lobbied to get the Planning Authority’s approval for the absurd platform... but many more lobbied for its removal. In this case, common...

Someone must have lobbied to get the Planning...

What will Muscat’s legacy be?
Josanne Cassar

The downside of Muscat’s “let’s do it” attitude is that he has forgotten (or chosen to forget) that the Labour party’s roots are...

The downside of Muscat’s “let’s do...

Well, well, it’s Consuelo…
Saviour Balzan

I see her appointment as Judge to be only a matter of time

I see her appointment as Judge to be only a matter of time

Embracing change for a better society | Helena Dalli

I am all for scrutiny and debate to ensure that the legislation finally adopted...

I am all for scrutiny and debate to ensure that the...

Interests of the children should always come first
Josanne Cassar

The lives of vulnerable children are at stake and both sides must come to an...

The lives of vulnerable children are at stake and both...

Still premature to pathologise gamers | Andy Przybylski and Amy Orben

The diagnosis of video game addiction is not stable over time, because scholars...

The diagnosis of video game addiction is not stable over...

Gun control is about democracy, not guns
Raphael Vassallo

Perhaps we should be thankful, then, that our systemic failure hasn’t so far resulted in dozens of schoolchildren dead... as it continues to do in America

Perhaps we should be thankful, then, that our systemic...