Put your environmental outrage where your vote is
Raphael Vassallo
Fact of the matter is that the hunters’ lobby has so far proven to be everything that Malta’s environmentalist movement is not, and never has been. They are motivated;...
Conscientiously objecting to conscientious objection | Timothy Paris
There is nothing conscientious about imposing one’s own values on patients. ‘Conscientiously objecting’ to treatment options involves denying patients the...
Budget 2021: More of the same... hoping COVID-19 will vanish into thin air
Michael Falzon

The decrease in the approval rate of the current administration must have influenced government’s thinking. Many interpreted the decision to extend the...

The decrease in the approval rate of the current...

Robert Abela is always right, and his critics are always wrong. Any questions?
Raphael Vassallo

Each and every single time Robert Abela is in any way criticised – be it over his (utterly disastrous) handling of the COVID-19 crisis; or his stance on...

Each and every single time Robert Abela is in any way...

As long as we treat politics like a cult, there is no hope
Josanne Cassar

The inability of many voters to set aside their deep-held beliefs and emotions...

The inability of many voters to set aside their deep-held...

Where’s our green deal on Malta’s shrinking countryside?
Saviour Balzan

Even well before 1964, the Maltese rural footprint has been misshapen and...

Even well before 1964, the Maltese rural footprint has been...

We need to talk about abortion | Noah Fabri

In the hands of politicians the debate becomes another political football that...

In the hands of politicians the debate becomes another...

A new European Bauhaus | Ursula von der Leyen

People should be able to feel, see and experience the European Green Deal

People should be able to feel, see and experience the...

Sexism is a threat online too | Renee Laiviera

Online technologies can make people’s lives better and easier, however,...

Online technologies can make people’s lives better...

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...

It’s a crisis, all right… but only when it suits us
Raphael Vassallo

What can I say? Good luck with those European negotiations, Dr Abela. Something...

What can I say? Good luck with those European negotiations,...

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...