Vaccinated? Then it is time to lift the lid
Saviour Balzan
If Malta has surpassed the herd immunity benchmark, and imposed obligatory vaccination processes, we should start to open up
COVID in the UK: cases among double-vaccinated – it’s not because vaccines aren’t working
The Conversation
There are several factors at play that explain why such a high proportion of cases are in the fully vaccinated | Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, University of Oxford
Are algorithms going to choose our party leaders, too?
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s just hope those algorithms do a slightly better job of selecting...

Let’s just hope those algorithms do a slightly better...

Everything we know about drug addiction is wrong
Cyrus Engerer

The only manner of tackling addiction as based on best practice, research and...

The only manner of tackling addiction as based on best...

‘Save us, Bernard! You’re our only hope…!’
Raphael Vassallo

I suppose Bernard Grech could always resort to a Jedi ‘mind-trick’,...

I suppose Bernard Grech could always resort to a Jedi...

The tourism mess
Michael Falzon

In practical terms, this means that the members of Abela’s Cabinet have the leeway to push contradictory policies

In practical terms, this means that the members of...

Staff shortages in the time of corona
Josanne Cassar

For economic growth to flourish it also has to be sustainable in terms of human resources, and right now that does not seem to be the case

For economic growth to flourish it also has to be...

Vaccinated? Then it is time to lift the lid
Saviour Balzan

If Malta has surpassed the herd immunity benchmark, and imposed obligatory...

If Malta has surpassed the herd immunity benchmark, and...

Poor Alex? MEP’s chiding was entirely appropriate
Peter Agius

What could have been a feeble attempt with little attention and no follow-up,...

What could have been a feeble attempt with little attention...

Shaking off the two-tribe mentality
Michael Falzon

I do not know what sort of teaching in civics goes on in our schools. I expect the knowledge imparted in the subject to be intended to help our future...

I do not know what sort of teaching in civics goes on in...

Revenge of the killer trees...
Raphael Vassallo

Starting with the most obvious question of all: what proof is there, that ‘trees in general’ – and, even more so, those trees in particular...

Starting with the most obvious question of all: what proof...

Farewell Ġann: social justice activists, friends mourn loss of Fr Ġwann Xerri
Kurt Sansone

Maltese Dominican priest Ġwann Xerri has died in Brazil where he spent decades campaigning against poverty and exploitation

Maltese Dominican priest Ġwann Xerri has died in Brazil...

We need to stop being such bad losers
Josanne Cassar

It should be obvious by now that every Eurovision representative goes there to win (not just us) and a contest based on televoting is always going to be very...

It should be obvious by now that every Eurovision...

Transformers
Saviour Balzan

Malta needs a vision that is not shackled by economic arguments based simply on growth or economic indicators such as GDP

Malta needs a vision that is not shackled by economic...

Addressing the needs of medicinal cannabis patients
Alex Agius Saliba

These patients who are suffering from discrimination and a lack of...

These patients who are suffering from discrimination and a...

Rock ‘n’ roll never dies (and nor does Malta’s Eurovision delusion)...
Raphael Vassallo

Honestly, though: how other times, in recent years, have we seen precisely the same sort of thought process in action… with precisely the same results?

Honestly, though: how other times, in recent years, have we...

Abortion decriminalisation: the spectacular failure of our legislators
Lara Dimitrijevic

Ultimately, this is also an opportunity for our main political parties to show that they care about women in this country. The opportunity that, as things...

Ultimately, this is also an opportunity for our main...

Was it all a Netanyahu ruse?
Michael Falzon

Was the new conflict with the Palestinians ‘a made-up’ exacerbation of the disagreement between Hamas – who do not even recognise the right...

Was the new conflict with the Palestinians ‘a...

When in Europe, do as the Europeans do...
Raphael Vassallo

And once again, the same old question arises. Did our ‘indefatigable...

And once again, the same old question arises. Did our...

Why does a construction magnate sponsor a regatta club?
Saviour Balzan

To Portelli, devouring more of the Maltese and Gozitan footprint is an...

To Portelli, devouring more of the Maltese and Gozitan...