Inflation hits indiscriminately, but hurts discriminately | Peter G Pace O’Shea
Overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and an effective peace process in Ukraine are the ideal solutions to harness inflation and its negative effects
Explained: Putin ‘nuclear option’ speech ups ante but shows Russia’s weakness
The Conversation
Stefan Wolff: Putin is not winning on the ground in Ukraine. His latest desperate attempt to raise the stakes is the clearest signal of this yet – but also an...
The Plain Truth
Saviour Balzan

Politicians have to learn to see the wider interest of society and communities and not only the narrow ones. The Plain Truth is that nothing can...

Politicians have to learn to see the wider interest of...

Safety and dignity must be assured for all | Samar Mazloum

Samar Mazloum, UNHCR Representative to Malta | UNHCR stands ready to...

Samar Mazloum, UNHCR Representative to Malta | UNHCR...

Naïve? Joe Giglio? Not quite…
Raphael Vassallo

By taking such clear, unequivocal aim at the very source of all this ‘Evangelical Trust’, Joe Giglio has also forced the Nationalist Party –...

By taking such clear, unequivocal aim at the very source of...

Panic, horror and chaos: what went wrong at the Champions League final | Daniel Silverstone, Jan Ludvigsen
The Conversation

Rarely are fans solely to blame when things go wrong – yet that has been the dominant discourse in this case: first blaming fans’ 'late...

Rarely are fans solely to blame when things go wrong...

Gender equality in climate change
Renee Laiviera

The importance of tackling climate change has been distinctly recognised by young people. In fact, the role of young women has been remarkable in leading...

The importance of tackling climate change has been...

Archbishop’s corruption salvo
Michael Falzon

Unfortunately for the Archbishop, there are also stories of maladministration and corruption even in the Maltese Curia’s own administrative structures;...

Unfortunately for the Archbishop, there are also stories of...

Let’s get loud. Or better still, let’s quiet down
Josanne Cassar

The news that Valletta establishments are now going to be allowed to play loud...

The news that Valletta establishments are now going to be...

The pursuit of happiness and why Grech will get nowhere
Saviour Balzan

Bernard Grech has no clue of where the PN should go politically, how it can...

Bernard Grech has no clue of where the PN should go...

On IVF, when people live in a bubble long enough, even truth sounds like a lie: Fr Colin Apap

Fr Colin Apap proposes some provocative reflections on the current debate in Parliament on IVF amendments, analysing the different positions being debated and...

Fr Colin Apap proposes some provocative reflections on the...

Of ‘Prehistoric Boobs, and Megalithic Dicks’…
Raphael Vassallo

… I’d say there’s already been just a little too much...

… I’d say there’s already been just a...

Ombudsman’s last hurrah
Michael Falzon

The current administration does not seem unduly worried with this situation – progress on this front does not bring in any votes!

The current administration does not seem unduly worried...

Miracles should surely be made of more ‘miraculous’ stuff…
Raphael Vassallo

Naturally, however, I will leave it entirely up to you, to decide which of...

Naturally, however, I will leave it entirely up to you, to...

PN MPs must reflect on Fr Peter’s words before rushing to denounce PGT
Kurt Sansone

Caught between a hard-line statute and embryo genetic testing, Nationalist Party MPs would do well to read Fr Peter’s testimony 17 years ago

Caught between a hard-line statute and embryo genetic...

Diversification is the key to success | Andy Ellul

Diversification of our trading partners ensures that we do not become dependent...

Diversification of our trading partners ensures that we do...

Malta has won no gold medal on disability
Andrew Azzopardi

Can this happen? The way I see things now, no – Mary is probably blocked...

Can this happen? The way I see things now, no – Mary...

The wood from the trees
Saviour Balzan

It seems incredible that someone like Iosif Galea, a gaming broker known to enjoy playing with fire and already in some bad books since the Dalligate scandal,...

It seems incredible that someone like Iosif Galea, a gaming...

This country is flipping out, and we haven’t even had our first heatwave yet
Josanne Cassar

Put yourselves in the shoes of someone new to the country, who can easily encounter such episodes at least once on an average day. The harsh sound of our...

Put yourselves in the shoes of someone new to the country,...

Some animals really are ‘more equal than others’, after all…
Raphael Vassallo

Indeed, we have become so accustomed to this same syndrome, that a local...

Indeed, we have become so accustomed to this same syndrome,...