A new European Bauhaus | Ursula von der Leyen
People should be able to feel, see and experience the European Green Deal
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
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...

Shedding crocodile tears over a programme many loved to hate
Josanne Cassar

Those who are gnashing their teeth and wringing their hands over the end of the...

Those who are gnashing their teeth and wringing their hands...

Why axing Joe…I mean, Peppi, was wrong
Saviour Balzan

Xarabank was a programme that reached most homes across the island, used its influence to marshal nationwide charity appeals, and became a port of call for all...

Xarabank was a programme that reached most homes across the...

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...

Like the problem of overcrowding at Malta’s prison,...

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...

If politicians are not even going to try and come up with...

Edward Scicluna’s pathetic ‘it wasn’t me’
Michael Falzon

There is no escape clause for minister Edward Scicluna, even if he has pleaded:...

There is no escape clause for minister Edward Scicluna,...

We know what the mistakes were, but now we need solutions
Josanne Cassar

We all know that one of Malta’s major mistakes was not requiring any swab...

We all know that one of Malta’s major mistakes was...

An open letter to Bernard Grech
Saviour Balzan

Enter this race with a vision in mind. This cannot be an opposition of hysterics, that shames opponents, that punches down on heretics and radicals or ignores...

Enter this race with a vision in mind. This cannot be an...

Human rights can build a fairer society | Renee Laiviera

To ensure continued support for human rights, it is necessary to inform people...

To ensure continued support for human rights, it is...

A third party against tribalism | Katrina Cassar

One can easily understand why such a mindset is so toxic to Malta’s...

One can easily understand why such a mindset is so toxic to...

Equality cannot wait | Rosianne Cutajar

Rosianne Cutajar • The few, privileged opponents of this legislation will remark that it is unnecessary. I, beg to differ

Rosianne Cutajar • The few, privileged opponents of...

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...

For centuries, Malta has exploited our geographical...

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

We are now at a point where the return of COVID-19 is more...