PQs – no mere waste  of time!
Julia Farrugia Portelli
Question-time can actually be quite precious, giving us on the governing side and the Opposition an opportunity to go into details which otherwise would have been lost in the...
It’s not just the Gozo airport that’s ‘destined to fail’…
Raphael Vassallo
So while I can only applaud Alfred Sant’s umpteenth attempt to ‘stop this madness, once and for all’… let’s face it: the ‘madness’...
The other side of the media ‘narrative’
Saviour Balzan

It is the obligation of the State to ensure that the fourth pillar remains a...

It is the obligation of the State to ensure that the fourth...

We cannot just keep tallying up the number of fatalities
Josanne Cassar

An official statement which addresses these daily accidents with some kind of...

An official statement which addresses these daily accidents...

Open letter to animal welfare secretary | Katerina Younes

Animal Liberation Malta believes that the Maltese government should be at the...

Animal Liberation Malta believes that the Maltese...

Abela has excluded ALL politicians as President: not just Gonzi
Raphael Vassallo

The Prime Minister had no shortage of perfectly valid, rational arguments to...

The Prime Minister had no shortage of perfectly valid,...

Beyond the budget: we must move from growth at all costs, to prosperity | Steve Ellul

We hear a lot about sustainability and the new green economy, but what this really means is that we need to ensure that our industries are all geared towards...

We hear a lot about sustainability and the new green...

L’Uomo Del Monte ha detto ‘No’…
Raphael Vassallo

In an age when Planning Authority decisions always seem to go in the clean opposite direction… there can be no doubt that Thursday’s decision...

In an age when Planning Authority decisions always...

Under pressure at the PA? Funny, were it no so tragic
Michael Falzon

Most pressures on the PA are made by politicians complying with the wishes of...

Most pressures on the PA are made by politicians complying...

The reason for all this traffic? It’s not my car, it’s yours
Josanne Cassar

It may not be what everyone wants to hear, but sometimes you have to sacrifice...

It may not be what everyone wants to hear, but sometimes...

Nice guy Karmenu. But Mifsud Bonnici as PM was a fiasco
Saviour Balzan

No matter what the obituaries will say, as a politician Karmenu Mifsud Bonnici...

No matter what the obituaries will say, as a politician...

There is nothing ‘pagan’ (still less, ‘satanic’) about Halloween
Raphael Vassallo

Nearly all the Catholic Church’s most cherished festivals (including both Christmas and Easter) can also trace their origins to the same pagan traditions...

Nearly all the Catholic Church’s most cherished...

Road rage rules OK
Michael Falzon

In Malta, the constant unlimited increase in cars on our roads has led to many drivers getting impatient while driving in a slow-moving column –...

In Malta, the constant unlimited increase in cars on our...

What happened to that Public Domain Act, by the way?
Raphael Vassallo

All along, however: it is a stage which we would quite simply never have...

All along, however: it is a stage which we would quite...

Silly me to think a recusal would not be fair play at all...
Saviour Balzan

In the long list of defamation cases I have received and the few I have...

In the long list of defamation cases I have received and...

How did we manage to live our lives before social media?
Josanne Cassar

Social media has been a wonderful tool in so many ways, but in the wrong hands...

Social media has been a wonderful tool in so many ways, but...

Glaciers in the Alps melting faster than ever – 2022 was their worst summer yet | Neil Entwistle
The Conversation

The new flurries of snow will form a protective blanket to shield and reflect 90% of the sun’s radiation back into the atmosphere and limits the warming...

The new flurries of snow will form a protective blanket to...

Abela: come clean on media freedom
Peter Agius

While in Malta we need to see through a media reform which truly protects journalists, in Brussels the European Commission has presented a new law to ensure...

While in Malta we need to see through a media reform which...

A Mosque too far?
Raphael Vassallo

… but never – not even once – was this concern with ‘increased traffic’, and ‘worsening air pollution’, sufficient...

… but never – not even once – was this...

A social budget nonetheless | Michael Falzon

To those who doubted that the current international turbulence shall in anyway...

To those who doubted that the current international...