Should former empires return removed relics (and do we get the sword back)?
Charles Xuereb
It is bad enough to find one’s iconic national treasures in global museums, but it is worse to have to pay huge sums of money to private concerns to return removed...
How can you control those who are out of control?
Josanne Cassar
That’s what happens when you give carte blanche to a mighty juggernaut like the construction industry…reeling it back in can only be done if the Government...
Robert Abela’s moral compass
Michael Falzon

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort of short-term victory, but the long-term damage to Malta’s reputation will have to be borne...

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort...

The importance of setting just the right tone
Can we rethink the economy, post-COVID-19?
Science is about facts. But take away values from humans and we become monsters
Tonio Fenech

When the WHO promotes abortion as a means of population control, camouflaged in terms like reproductive rights, it does not change the science of what is...

When the WHO promotes abortion as a means of population...

How Europe uses COVID-19 to reinforce a hostile environment in the Mediterranean
The Conversation

Maurice Stierl | In the past, politicians claimed NGO rescuers encouraged migrants to make the journey across the Mediterranean. But migrant departures...

Maurice Stierl | In the past, politicians claimed NGO...

What if there’s no ‘normal’ to go back to?
Raphael Vassallo

People are unpredictable creatures at the best of times… and it is...

People are unpredictable creatures at the best of...

The narrative played out
Saviour Balzan

Had the events that unfolded two years ago had led to the necessary resignations, today we would be discussing the matter in a very different manner

Had the events that unfolded two years ago had led to the...

On the same side, when they want to
Josanne Cassar

In what is probably one of the few times there has been such amazing consensus, all our MPs unanimously changed the law allowing the Commissioner of Police to...

In what is probably one of the few times there has been...

Six months is not that long to wait for justice
Raphael Vassallo

While the mills of our own justice system grind exceedingly slow... and not...

While the mills of our own justice system grind exceedingly...

The latest trend: I’ll get you fired
Josanne Cassar

We need to learn how to attack the argument and not go after the person and their livelihood just because what they are saying does not fit in with what we...

We need to learn how to attack the argument and not go...

Sunday Mass attendance: crunching the numbers | Michael Pace Ross

Accompanying people in their daily lives, in their joys and sorrows, in their...

Accompanying people in their daily lives, in their joys and...

A mile a day
Evarist Bartolo

The Daily Mile was introduced in Malta three months ago. 35 schools have joined this initiative, with around 6,000 children already getting an extra 15 minutes...

The Daily Mile was introduced in Malta three months ago. 35...

Confusion on the Planning Authority’s fuel station permit rules
Michael Falzon

The policy for the relocated petrol stations in ODZ areas went over the top....

The policy for the relocated petrol stations in ODZ areas...

‘Je suis ce que je suis...’
Raphael Vassallo

 how in blazes did we manage to go from ‘Je suis Charlie Hebdo’ in January 2015, to... this? What power can possibly be left in that slogan,...

 how in blazes did we manage to go from ‘Je suis...

Using tragedy to score political points
Josanne Cassar

Was Burlò free to publish his controversial cartoon? Yes. But freedom of expression also means others are equally free to vehemently disagree with it

Was Burlò free to publish his controversial cartoon?...

Why did Magistrate Vella not collect the laptop?
Saviour Balzan

The media can never act as an alternative to the judicial system in a...

The media can never act as an alternative to the judicial...

When you don’t know the facts, say nothing
Josanne Cassar

I wonder if people ever stop to think what the consequences are when they so...

I wonder if people ever stop to think what the consequences...

Newsflash: people don’t walk because it’s too bloody dangerous
Raphael Vassallo

'To walk' any distance in this country, in any direction, is tantamount...

'To walk' any distance in this country, in any...