We need a bigger prison
Raphael Vassallo
Like the problem of overcrowding at Malta’s prison, for instance… which has once again risen to the surface, after a number of inmates staged an umpteenth hunger...
You can’t solve problems with empty catch-phrases
Raphael Vassallo
If politicians are not even going to try and come up with any solutions to the issues affecting, it’s a bit like a footballer who can’t be bothered to score...
Budget 2021: More of the same... hoping COVID-19 will vanish into thin air
Michael Falzon

The decrease in the approval rate of the current administration must have influenced government’s thinking. Many interpreted the decision to extend the...

The decrease in the approval rate of the current...

Robert Abela is always right, and his critics are always wrong. Any questions?
Raphael Vassallo

Each and every single time Robert Abela is in any way criticised – be it over his (utterly disastrous) handling of the COVID-19 crisis; or his stance on...

Each and every single time Robert Abela is in any way...

As long as we treat politics like a cult, there is no hope
Josanne Cassar

The inability of many voters to set aside their deep-held beliefs and emotions...

The inability of many voters to set aside their deep-held...

Where’s our green deal on Malta’s shrinking countryside?
Saviour Balzan

Even well before 1964, the Maltese rural footprint has been misshapen and...

Even well before 1964, the Maltese rural footprint has been...

We need to talk about abortion | Noah Fabri

In the hands of politicians the debate becomes another political football that...

In the hands of politicians the debate becomes another...

A new European Bauhaus | Ursula von der Leyen

People should be able to feel, see and experience the European Green Deal

People should be able to feel, see and experience the...

Prime Minister must appoint a unifying figure for President
Adrian Delia

Joseph Muscat should resist all temptation and internal opposition and appoint...

Joseph Muscat should resist all temptation and internal...

Adrian Delia and the ‘cup of tea’ test
Michael Falzon

The idea that one can measure one’s distaste to one’s own party...

The idea that one can measure one’s distaste to...

“L’Uomo del Monte ha detto ‘No’...”
Raphael Vassallo

We don’t know for certain whether Brussels can block the sale of a...

We don’t know for certain whether Brussels can...

Mater Dei’s billing  situation: Sort it out!
Josanne Cassar

It seems that recently at Mater Dei a rule is being enforced whereby the minute...

It seems that recently at Mater Dei a rule is being...

Franco Debono and the unassailability of Muscat
Saviour Balzan

Debono, an appointee of Muscat, who now declares without any solid proof at...

Debono, an appointee of Muscat, who now declares without...

The final countdown
Matthew Bugeja

The UK stumbles in the dark towards a no deal Brexit, and the walls are closing in on Venezuela’s beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro

The UK stumbles in the dark towards a no deal Brexit, and...

Dissecting the six pro-Gozo tunnel arguments
Josanne Cassar

Once the Gozo tunnel is built at great expense and after ruining pristine...

Once the Gozo tunnel is built at great expense and after...

Careful what you wish for, Adrian…
Raphael Vassallo

If you close an eye at the high probability that the decision has already been taken anyway, and pretend that there is still a chance that Joseph Muscat might...

If you close an eye at the high probability that the...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: People must get together over the state of the environment
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan on why voters can no longer count on politicians to speak out on the state of Malta's environment

Saviour Balzan on why voters can no longer count on...

Change is the law of life
Evarist Bartolo

The difference is that the challenges that we now have on our hands are the result of our success

The difference is that the challenges that we now have on...

The story behind the story
Michael Falzon

The recent revelations about a very recent rising ‘star’ whose blog became notorious for its stances against Adrian Delia were no surprise to me....

The recent revelations about a very recent rising...

You can’t pick and choose your historical past...
Raphael Vassallo

How much of this or that version of history is actually correct? How much of...

How much of this or that version of history is actually...