Granting citizenship may have risks, but Malta isn’t the problem | Alex Muscat
One thing we have learnt from the COVID-19 crisis is that economic fortunes can change overnight. We now see there was great foresight when the Individual Investor Programme was...
When we finally reboot, we should do  things differently. But will we?
Josanne Cassar
If we learn nothing from this crisis, at least I hope we learn that it is a bad idea to live from pay cheque to pay cheque or to assume (as so many did) that your extra income...
The real cost of political media ownership
Raphael Vassallo

That, to me, is the real reason why political stations have to go; and...

That, to me, is the real reason why political stations have...

The role of useful fools
Michael Falzon

In this case, the easiest way out would be for the authorities to publish the Attorney General’s actual minute rather than allowing yet another...

In this case, the easiest way out would be for the...

Standing our ground
Saviour Balzan

We must take stock of the situation and realise that we cannot sit by and simply take things at face value

We must take stock of the situation and realise that we...

Run for your lives! It’s a tourist!
Josanne Cassar

Whether we did it now, in September or at the beginning of winter, the re-opening of the airport was inevitable and we were going to have to take the plunge at...

Whether we did it now, in September or at the beginning of...

It’s as though Covid-19 never happened at all...
Raphael Vassallo

This, too, is why I don’t think the Covid-19 issue, in all its...

This, too, is why I don’t think the Covid-19 issue,...

Teleworking is helping us be more effective. Let’s keep it up
Miriam Dalli

This is a perfect opportunity of us to put our heads together and think of what...

This is a perfect opportunity of us to put our heads...

Facing the climate change threat
Evarist Bartolo

Today’s “dominant economic theories” and conceptions of modern capitalism are inadequate because they falsely assume societies will have...

Today’s “dominant economic theories” and...

Needed: a coherent Opposition
Michael Falzon

Malta needs a coherent Opposition led by people that do not have to check for potential back-stabbers every time they take a decision

Malta needs a coherent Opposition led by people that do not...

‘In case of fire, argue about politics...’
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s face it: nobody is discussing the issues at the sizzling core of...

Let’s face it: nobody is discussing the issues at the...

Numbers never count when  arguments fail
Saviour Balzan

This time around, the middle or high officials in agencies and government structures and even private companies are willingly active in a culture of corruption...

This time around, the middle or high officials in agencies...

Tear down, excavate, develop, repeat
Josanne Cassar

A street can go from a place where “everyone knows your name” to an anonymous, faceless row of blocks of apartments of displaced people who have no...

A street can go from a place where “everyone knows...

Here’s how that €11.4 million could be better spent
Josanne Cassar

There is psychology at work here, where the government is attempting to foster...

There is psychology at work here, where the government is...

Central Link: government’s own policies ignored
Ralph Cassar

It is highly irresponsible if not downright stupid to build an expensive...

It is highly irresponsible if not downright stupid to build...

‘Politics not done by tweets’? Could have fooled me...
Raphael Vassallo

Matteo Salvini’s tweets somehow manage to combine the inane narcissism of...

Matteo Salvini’s tweets somehow manage to combine the...

Poverty and social exclusion statistics explained

The European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions explained and how they...

The European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions...

Carrots improve your eyesight at night…
Evarist Bartolo

We can’t just go backwards because falsehoods are gaining currency. It is...

We can’t just go backwards because falsehoods are...

Not all that glitters is gold in Gozitan healthcare
Simon Mizzi

The Gozo hospital privatisation process has so far been no more than a badly...

The Gozo hospital privatisation process has so far been no...

‘Tigers’ and ‘jaguars’... in the Serengeti?
Raphael Vassallo

I can perfectly understand why some people are so doggedly determined to...

I can perfectly understand why some people are so doggedly...