Malta’s misplaced identity debate
Foreigners who live, work and pay taxes in Malta are denied the possibility to at least apply for citizenship; while the wealthy are encouraged to simply buy a passport
Transparency is an obligation, not a choice
Is the government bound to pay hefty penalties? Should it renege on its contractual obligations? If so, isn’t the government also obliged to inform the general public of the...
Protecting the environment beyond the Constitution

A clear commitment not to construct the few open spaces left in this country,...

A clear commitment not to construct the few open spaces...

On promises and candidates

This election has brought to the fore the importance of so many new considerations which, prior to this election, were peripheral or on the back burner

This election has brought to the fore the importance of so...

Weaponised free speech

It is the role of the political class to show responsibility and to look beyond the result of June 3 and read through their words, deeds and actions

It is the role of the political class to show...

Climate of abnormality

This election takes place under the most surreal of circumstances, where allegations built around circumstantial evidence have set in motion a chain of events...

This election takes place under the most surreal of...

Sense of irresponsibility

Muscat’s decision to call a snap election is highly irresponsible because he should have waited for the outcome of the inquiry to be known to all before...

Muscat’s decision to call a snap election is highly...

A matter of authenticity

Even without the proven accusation of bribery, Joseph Muscat’s cavalier attitude on Panamagate undermines the credibility of the prime minister and...

Even without the proven accusation of bribery, Joseph...

Transparency needed now more than ever

Malta needs to upgrade its transparency standards across the board

Malta needs to upgrade its transparency standards across...

No rollback on Aarhus

What matters is not just that information is provided to those interested in a particular permit as clients or objectors, but that this information is easily...

What matters is not just that information is provided to...

A criminal complaint too far

'As the person caught red-handed opening a secret company, it should be Keith Schembri to prove Busuttil’s allegations wrong'

'As the person caught red-handed opening a secret...

The PN’s dilemma: continuity or change?

The Nationalist party is caught, as in a vice, between the opposing forces of...

The Nationalist party is caught, as in a vice, between the...

The cost of overdevelopment

If we are to preserve our natural heritage and conserve our urban tradition – which would entail a strict ‘ODZ is ODZ’ policy – the...

If we are to preserve our natural heritage and conserve our...

A day of celebration and protest

Fears that the new law would somehow affect the way people can legally talk about family relations – to the extent, for example, of ‘out-lawing...

Fears that the new law would somehow affect the way people...

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