Coronavirus: How the world is reacting to a pandemic | Neville Zammit
As the world is realizing that this is not a drill, society should come to terms with our new vulnerabilities as a global community. It is also serving as a stark reminder for...
Subsidising a waste management disaster | Ralph Cassar
I’m afraid the business as usual mentality is so ingrained here that real and politically serious measures will not be taken. Short-cuts are easier. The party faithful will...
Illegal floating prisons | Carla Camilleri

We need to ask ourselves why Malta still operates migration through...

We need to ask ourselves why Malta still operates migration...

Property and development after COVID-19
Michael Falzon

Again, much depends on whether the economic situation will revert to what it was before the pandemic or otherwise... with an unknown ‘new normal’

Again, much depends on whether the economic situation will...

One... Billion... Euros!
Raphael Vassallo

But hey, what’s there to worry about? Who cares if Malta throws away the only assets that have permitted us to remain competitive – even at the...

But hey, what’s there to worry about? Who cares if...

This was the week everyone was outraged about something
Josanne Cassar

Even though ours was a mild lockdown, it was still taking its mental toll and...

Even though ours was a mild lockdown, it was still taking...

Still not seeing the light
Saviour Balzan

There will be struggling businesses, and while those who have deep pockets may continue to operate, the vast majority will be hit hard

There will be struggling businesses, and while those who...

Football: the only game you can win without playing...
Raphael Vassallo

This week, I also discovered that football is a game you can win without even...

This week, I also discovered that football is a game you...

Controversial laws and conscientious objection
Josanne Cassar

President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca should either have not made her statement...

President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca should either have not...

If need be, Dublin rule changes should be made without unanimity
Roberta Metsola

We need to look seriously into having EU-run and EU-funded disembarkation...

We need to look seriously into having EU-run and EU-funded...

Too little Europe causing uncertain times
Joseph Muscat

Solidarity is not the reverse of resolve or loving one’s country. Those...

Solidarity is not the reverse of resolve or loving...

Pinching the media bubble
Evarist Bartolo

Political parties having their own newsrooms might sound strange to foreigners, but the polarisation of this country means this is a reality

Political parties having their own newsrooms might sound...

Why is it so difficult to just give us the facts?
Josanne Cassar

Tearing down old houses and doing away with old trees speaks of a ruthless,...

Tearing down old houses and doing away with old trees...

Everyone’s fault but theirs
Raphael Vassallo

Sadly, we can’t rely on God to step in and clean up the mess. Instead, we have to rely on Adrian Delia... 

Sadly, we can’t rely on God to step in and clean up...

It’s World Cup time again
Michael Falzon

We now have a tournament, conceived as a bridge between nations, taking place in a country that has hardly stopped burning those bridges

We now have a tournament, conceived as a bridge between...

Set up disembarkation locations outside the EU
Frank Psaila

Had Malta allowed the Aquarius to berth in its ports, that would have created a...

Had Malta allowed the Aquarius to berth in its ports, that...

Tell you what: give us Lampedusa, and our SAR is yours...
Raphael Vassallo

There: see how easy it all is? No need for any stand-offs, diplomatic tiffs,...

There: see how easy it all is? No need for any stand-offs,...

A real Child Protection Act, at last
Josanne Cassar

Imagine yourself at five years old and having to wait until now, at the age of ten, for matters to finally start moving in the right direction. In the...

Imagine yourself at five years old and having to wait until...

Last call for the gravy train
Saviour Balzan

Loyalty is like convenience, and when the time comes they will both dump Muscat and Delia if it suits them

Loyalty is like convenience, and when the time comes they...

Why pride doesn’t cut it | Manuel Zarb

Young people are not proud of political party branding in any capacity, and they do not identify with political parties’ PR campaigns

Young people are not proud of political party branding in...