The EU and Malta’s migration problem
Michael Falzon
For centuries, Malta has exploited our geographical position to benefit us as a small island with practically no resources. On this one, the disadvantages seem to outweigh the...
When things do not work out
Saviour Balzan
We are now at a point where the return of COVID-19 is more dangerous than ever before
Lying about others can only damage the United States’ own credibility | Zhaofeng Wang

The United States is the sole superpower in the world, yet it seems that lying about others has become its major diplomacy tool. How unfortunate

The United States is the sole superpower in the world, yet...

Can Labour come clean?
Michael Falzon

These are all signs that Robert Abela is working on a new image of Labour, before he decides to hold the next general election

These are all signs that Robert Abela is working on a new...

Nice garden. Let’s demolish it, and build a petrol station instead...
Raphael Vassallo

No, no, make no mistake. As Boromir would no doubt have put it: 'not with 10,000 legal arguments can you possibly justify a criminal injustice of this...

No, no, make no mistake. As Boromir would no doubt have put...

Reforming the book industry during the hardest-ever economic crisis in history
Mark Camilleri

I sincerely hope the government comes to term with the necessity of taking the matter at hand with the serious approach it deserves

I sincerely hope the government comes to term with the...

State schools should not be the Cinderella of education
Josanne Cassar

When it comes to financial resources, state schools should not be the...

When it comes to financial resources, state schools should...

Out of control, under control
Saviour Balzan

Every society needs to be confronted with rules, ours is not

Every society needs to be confronted with rules, ours is not

[WATCH] Why Adrian Delia will soldier on until the next general election
Saviour Balzan

After the May European Parliament election, Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia will blame dissenting MPs for the poor showing and he will soldier on until...

After the May European Parliament election, Nationalist...

From decriminalization to re-criminalisation, in just three years
Raphael Vassallo

Cannabis is ‘harmful’ when smoked by ordinary people but it...

Cannabis is ‘harmful’ when smoked by ordinary...

Let local decisions remain local
Michael Falzon

Creating another board is tantamount to removing the responsibility of hawkers’ stalls from the local councils and assigning it to a board loaded with...

Creating another board is tantamount to removing the...

So, it is a functioning democracy…
Saviour Balzan

We talk of leaving a legacy to our children and future generations, and if there is one legacy we need to ensure and safeguard it is the limited footprint of...

We talk of leaving a legacy to our children and future...

What our attachment to so much  stuff tells us about ourselves
Josanne Cassar

It is a cruel and unfair world we live in to realise that there are those who...

It is a cruel and unfair world we live in to realise that...

Gozo tunnel: will the government destroy the richest water table in Malta?
Arnold Cassola

Is land reclamation the true and main focus of this government, with the tunnel being just an excuse to produce the raw materials to implement this...

Is land reclamation the true and main focus of this...

You do not have to agree, but you don’t have to hate either
Josanne Cassar

Muscat needs to take a long, hard look at his own policies: are foreigners to...

Muscat needs to take a long, hard look at his own policies:...

Big Chief he say: ‘Follow your leader…’
Raphael Vassallo

In a nutshell, Delia has himself delineated the precise extent of his own...

In a nutshell, Delia has himself delineated the precise...

Adrian Delia: A trial by Whatsapp
Evarist Bartolo

The mess the PN is in is driving down the level of debate and the way we do politics. We all need to pause and return to a sense of normality and civility in...

The mess the PN is in is driving down the level of debate...

[WATCH] European elections: why Muscat won’t take in the Sea-Watch migrants
Saviour Balzan

Malta’s refusal to succour the Sea-Watch migrant is simply fuelled by one consideration: the coming European elections

Malta’s refusal to succour the Sea-Watch migrant is...

Is our obsession with private lives the future of Maltese politics?
Raphael Vassallo

This is like some bizarre, freakish Reality Show, in which a family is seen...

This is like some bizarre, freakish Reality Show, in which...

Corinthia: public land, private profits... when will this shenanigan stop?
Michael Falzon

There are other areas of public land that could be developed for high-end residences. Is government prepared to sell them for peanuts to whoever throws in a...

There are other areas of public land that could be...