The unique Maltese quirk of ‘tpaxxihomx’ (don’t give them the satisfaction)
Josanne Cassar
The reason why Konrad Mizzi still has such a following is not because these people are unable to understand that he did anything wrong, but because in the cutthroat world of...
Marcus Rashford, Black Lives Matter and a British premier who is out of his league
The Conversation
Chris Porter | Though football in the UK has its sectarian divides and distinct national allegiances, English football culture has traditionally tended to shy away from overtly...
'Never tell me the odds'...
Raphael Vassallo

Once again, it is not exactly an easy outcome to accurately predict – there are, after all, major ‘cost-benefit’ considerations either way...

Once again, it is not exactly an easy outcome to accurately...

No use hiding information, because it will come out anyway
Josanne Cassar

It is only if health authorities are immediately upfront about how the virus is...

It is only if health authorities are immediately upfront...

Boris concocts a sour borscht
Michael Falzon

The Internal Markets Bill is still a hotch-potch solution that does not rule out the possibility of the UK becoming a rogue state

The Internal Markets Bill is still a hotch-potch solution...

A free press? Time to talk about media financing
Ralph Cassar

There is no one ‘truth’. Party TV stations should go. Public...

There is no one ‘truth’. Party TV stations...

Drawing clear lines for equality | Charles Pace

While government selects many public servants on the basis of personal trust,...

While government selects many public servants on the basis...

Careful what you pray for...
Raphael Vassallo

Who, then, even needs God Almighty to be pissed off? Quite frankly, it is a shocking scandal that should really enrage us all

Who, then, even needs God Almighty to be pissed off? Quite...

Europe’s SPV: Challenging the dominance of the dollar
Michael Falzon

Finally, the dominance of the US in the international money exchange system is...

Finally, the dominance of the US in the international money...

Token condemnations, Pontius Pilate and the db permit
Saviour Balzan

'The government cannot have the cake and eat it. It cannot ask its...

'The government cannot have the cake and eat it. It...

Why resentment against 'the foreigner' is completely misplaced
Josanne Cassar

'We simply cannot keep assuming the worst of everyone just because they are...

'We simply cannot keep assuming the worst of everyone...

Opening up the conversation on domestic violence and femicide

'When a woman is murdered in this country, the silence, the sense...

'When a woman is murdered in this country, the silence,...

Let’s avoid the antagonism of 2017, and play a fair game
Michael Briguglio

Malta’s last general election was characterised by a dark cloud of...

Malta’s last general election was characterised by a...

No wonder property developers are always smiling
Josanne Cassar

This Bacchanalia of greed and frenzied building does not bode well. Just as has...

This Bacchanalia of greed and frenzied building does not...

Unhappy about construction? Try complaining on Facebook, it works wonders...
Raphael Vassallo

'What ever happened to, let’s say, ‘exerting political pressure to bring out meaningful change’? It happens in other places, you...

'What ever happened to, let’s say,...

No, Prime Minister, owning the only house we live in does not make us any richer
Ralph Cassar

The only people getting richer are property speculators, who build, own and trade hundreds upon hundreds of properties, from tiny flats to maisonettes, to so...

The only people getting richer are property speculators,...

Malta’s size sets the limit
Michael Falzon

I know that this is a tall order that would not earn any brownie points for the current administration. But unless we start thinking in earnest on these lines,...

I know that this is a tall order that would not earn any...

‘Biased’ is as ‘biased’ does...
Raphael Vassallo

Sophie Int’ Veld even described her own delegation as ‘politically neutral’: though she was sitting next to Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola...

Sophie Int’ Veld even described her own delegation as...

No power to the people, just power to the few
Josanne Cassar

I pro­pose that a permit should be issued for a 160-storey tower apartment...

I pro­pose that a permit should be issued for a...

Who exactly runs Air Malta?
Saviour Balzan

'No one is doubting the professionalism of the Maltese pilots, and the fact that they should be handsomely remunerated for their work. But the time for...

'No one is doubting the professionalism of the Maltese...