X Factor has opened up a world of new voices for Malta
Josanne Cassar
X Factor Malta has introduced us to voices we might never have heard of otherwise. Their talent can be appreciated globally and even if they do not ‘make it’, their...
Public land belongs to the  public, not government
One struggles to comprehend why the Maltese government would care so such about private profits, and so little about Malta’s environment and urban well-being
Better enjoy the economic boom while it lasts...
Raphael Vassallo

Not exactly what we all imagined when we voted ‘Yes’ in 2004, is...

Not exactly what we all imagined when we voted...

Not a doomsday scenario, just expert analysis
Evarist Bartolo

When it comes to truly independent analysis and review, we are far from the...

When it comes to truly independent analysis and review, we...

[WATCH] Why Adrian Delia will soldier on until the next general election
Saviour Balzan

After the May European Parliament election, Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia will blame dissenting MPs for the poor showing and he will soldier on until...

After the May European Parliament election, Nationalist...

From decriminalization to re-criminalisation, in just three years
Raphael Vassallo

Cannabis is ‘harmful’ when smoked by ordinary people but it...

Cannabis is ‘harmful’ when smoked by ordinary...

Let local decisions remain local
Michael Falzon

Creating another board is tantamount to removing the responsibility of hawkers’ stalls from the local councils and assigning it to a board loaded with...

Creating another board is tantamount to removing the...

So, it is a functioning democracy…
Saviour Balzan

We talk of leaving a legacy to our children and future generations, and if there is one legacy we need to ensure and safeguard it is the limited footprint of...

We talk of leaving a legacy to our children and future...

What our attachment to so much  stuff tells us about ourselves
Josanne Cassar

It is a cruel and unfair world we live in to realise that there are those who...

It is a cruel and unfair world we live in to realise that...

Inside the PN, a not-so silent revolution

Love him or hate him, Adrian Delia was the choice of the Nationalist...

Love him or hate him, Adrian Delia was the choice of the...

Gozo tunnel: will the government destroy the richest water table in Malta?
Arnold Cassola

Is land reclamation the true and main focus of this government, with the tunnel being just an excuse to produce the raw materials to implement this...

Is land reclamation the true and main focus of this...

You do not have to agree, but you don’t have to hate either
Josanne Cassar

Muscat needs to take a long, hard look at his own policies: are foreigners to...

Muscat needs to take a long, hard look at his own policies:...

Migrant standoffs expose European division

And even if it is true that Italy has once again failed to abide by its...

And even if it is true that Italy has once again failed to...

Big Chief he say: ‘Follow your leader…’
Raphael Vassallo

In a nutshell, Delia has himself delineated the precise extent of his own...

In a nutshell, Delia has himself delineated the precise...

Adrian Delia: A trial by Whatsapp
Evarist Bartolo

The mess the PN is in is driving down the level of debate and the way we do politics. We all need to pause and return to a sense of normality and civility in...

The mess the PN is in is driving down the level of debate...

[WATCH] European elections: why Muscat won’t take in the Sea-Watch migrants
Saviour Balzan

Malta’s refusal to succour the Sea-Watch migrant is simply fuelled by one consideration: the coming European elections

Malta’s refusal to succour the Sea-Watch migrant is...

Is our obsession with private lives the future of Maltese politics?
Raphael Vassallo

This is like some bizarre, freakish Reality Show, in which a family is seen...

This is like some bizarre, freakish Reality Show, in which...

Corinthia: public land, private profits... when will this shenanigan stop?
Michael Falzon

There are other areas of public land that could be developed for high-end residences. Is government prepared to sell them for peanuts to whoever throws in a...

There are other areas of public land that could be...

Distractions and compensations
Saviour Balzan

The compensation being offered to Corinthia is absolutely shameful. It will encourage others to turn to government to enter this consideration for compensation...

The compensation being offered to Corinthia is absolutely...

And what if this is really just another smear campaign?
Josanne Cassar

The general sentiment is that no one likes this kind of thing. It is like being...

The general sentiment is that no one likes this kind of...

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