‘Mafia’ doesn’t mean ‘anyone you don’t like’
Raphael Vassallo
No matter how much of that perception is now destroyed by hindsight… well, hindsight was a luxury that nobody – not even The Times – had in 2013
Minimum wage and social justice | Rafel Grima
The gap between the haves and the have-nots in Malta is growing, and it has been exacerbated by the exponential increase in rental fees
Reframing cannabis: a scientific overview | Maria Vella

The time has come to reframe the situation. A regulatory legal framework will...

The time has come to reframe the situation. A regulatory...

Sorry is not ‘the hardest word’ for nothing...
Raphael Vassallo

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca is not merely a ‘representative’ of the...

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca is not merely a...

Unfair discrimination on access to medicines
Alex Agius Saliba

There is still no mirroring right entitling the member states to get access to...

There is still no mirroring right entitling the member...

Freedom Day: we shape the work of our future | Josef Bugeja

That is why Freedom Day is the day when we as a union remember our past work...

That is why Freedom Day is the day when we as a union...

Will Abela ever have his Khrushchev moment?
Michael Falzon

It is true that there are a number of Labour supporters who still adore Joseph...

It is true that there are a number of Labour supporters who...

It’s all going Abela’s way... and he knows it
Raphael Vassallo

To consistently urge Robert Abela to ‘denounce the Joseph Muscat...

To consistently urge Robert Abela to ‘denounce the...

Coronavirus new variant – genomics researcher answers key questions | Lucy van Dorp
The Conversation

The variant carries 14 defining mutations including seven in the spike protein, the protein that mediates entry of the virus into human cells. This is a...

The variant carries 14 defining mutations including seven...

Ignoring quarantine rules has become the most common crime all over
Michael Falzon

We have entered pandemic fatigue. Meanwhile, COVID-19 keeps...

We have entered pandemic fatigue. Meanwhile,...

Easier to disrupt education than to ban private parties
Josanne Cassar

Robert Abela seems to be living in his own little cocoon of protected bliss,...

Robert Abela seems to be living in his own little cocoon of...

Call an election
Saviour Balzan

Prime Minister Robert Abela needs to be his own man, and one that can take this small Island State through the necessary changes that were wilfully neglected...

Prime Minister Robert Abela needs to be his own man, and...

Yorgen Fenech and the Castille gang
Arnold Cassola

Is it not strange that at least ten persons working in Castille during Joseph Muscat’s stint as Prime Minister have had connections of varying type with...

Is it not strange that at least ten persons working in...

Cowardly New World
Raphael Vassallo

One of the things that made 2020 such an awful year to live through (apart from COVID-19, and all the rest of it) was the realisation that humanity has, in...

One of the things that made 2020 such an awful year to live...

The war on truth
Michael Falzon

Post-truth is an invention of the powerful, not the powerless. It comes from the top, specifically with the intent to undermine the truth that may be...

Post-truth is an invention of the powerful, not the...

Changes in the new year
Saviour Balzan

Today, I am taking a step back. It is not a question of age. I am not dumping Mediatoday of course. But I will be doing solely what I have been doing for a...

Today, I am taking a step back. It is not a question of...

Looking back and looking ahead
Josanne Cassar

Will it not be much worse in the long run to give people false hope and have all their expectations dashed if normality is not restored as quickly as he has...

Will it not be much worse in the long run to give people...

2020: A lot of positive work overshadowed by COVID-19 | Josianne Cutajar

COVID-19 may have dominated the news in 2020 but a lot of good work was carried out by the European Parliament in the past 12 months

COVID-19 may have dominated the news in 2020 but a lot of...

Raising a glass to our children
Kurt Sansone

In a year dominated by COVID-19, children’s lives changed as much as ours but they also displayed a resilience that many parents, including myself, may...

In a year dominated by COVID-19, children’s lives...

Carbon-neutrality: no small feat | Aaron Farrugia
Aaron Farrugia

As a government, we are committed to ensuring that sustainability remains at...

As a government, we are committed to ensuring that...