The pandemic could be Malta’s moment: we need to take stock now
Miriam Dalli
We want to push for change. Ultimately, this can be Malta’s moment if we put all our focus on the fact that we are not facing one pandemic, but two
Looks like we joined the wrong European Union by mistake...
Raphael Vassallo
Malta is not exactly the only EU member state where the rule of law has been undermined by systemic corruption, nepotism, institutional paralysis, organised crime… and even...
Schools must open, the unions must back down
Saviour Balzan

The confusion of messages on the scale of precautions was first exacerbated by...

The confusion of messages on the scale of precautions was...

Problem solved? Not quite...
Raphael Vassallo

Keith Schembri’s arrest cannot be held up as any form of instant validation of the state of health of our country’s institutions. For that, the...

Keith Schembri’s arrest cannot be held up as any form...

Let’s make change happen | Ursula von der Leyen

We have the opportunity to do more than simply repairing our economy: we can...

We have the opportunity to do more than simply repairing...

Plastic bottle recycling: a significant culture change
Aaron Farrugia

On all levels, the introduction of this scheme stands as a testament to our...

On all levels, the introduction of this scheme stands as a...

'Never tell me the odds'...
Raphael Vassallo

Once again, it is not exactly an easy outcome to accurately predict – there are, after all, major ‘cost-benefit’ considerations either way...

Once again, it is not exactly an easy outcome to accurately...

No use hiding information, because it will come out anyway
Josanne Cassar

It is only if health authorities are immediately upfront about how the virus is...

It is only if health authorities are immediately upfront...

‘Mixed messages’? More like dangerous contradictions...
Raphael Vassallo

If I’m going to listen to anyone’s advice on how to safeguard my...

If I’m going to listen to anyone’s advice on...

Judging the judges
Michael Falzon

Appointing persons in certain posts with two-thirds majority in Parliament is achievable and not impossible – as some claim

Appointing persons in certain posts with two-thirds...

‘God’s punishment’ for what, exactly?
Raphael Vassallo

If there are, indeed, people out there who genuinely believe that this virus is...

If there are, indeed, people out there who genuinely...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Hunters are the privileged few
Saviour Balzan

Government has sent out a mixed message by allowing the spring hunting season...

Government has sent out a mixed message by allowing the...

It looks ugly for Europe. This crisis takes us into uncharted territory
Mark Camilleri

Historian Mark Camilleri does not want to be a prophet of doom, but he thinks the pandemic’s effect on political and social life could unleash impacts...

Historian Mark Camilleri does not want to be a prophet of...

One month on... how much longer can this be sustained?
Josanne Cassar

This weird reality has quickly separated the country into different types of...

This weird reality has quickly separated the country into...

Alla illiberani
Saviour Balzan

Robert Abela will decide whether he is any different a leader to Eddie Fenech Adami, Lawrence Gonzi, or Joseph Muscat, the people who played the pipers’...

Robert Abela will decide whether he is any different a...

In it together | Helena Grech

This is really the time for unity, notwithstanding any initial hiccups at the start of such an unprecedented challenge

This is really the time for unity, notwithstanding any...

Enforcement cannot just be for lesser mortals
Raphael Vassallo

More importantly, however, there are limits to our country’s logistical...

More importantly, however, there are limits to our...

Future-proofing our societies
Miriam Dalli

Our people are resilient and entrepreneurial and can adapt to change when they have to. This crisis showed us how society can transform itself in a very short...

Our people are resilient and entrepreneurial and can adapt...

‘Swift action’? By the EU? You’ve got to be kidding me...
Raphael Vassallo

How would I react if I were a resident of Bergamo, or Milan, or Cremona, or...

How would I react if I were a resident of Bergamo, or...

The ITS deal mess
Michael Falzon

Many questions for which the Auditor-General sought answers should have been made by the Opposition in the first place

Many questions for which the Auditor-General sought answers...