The Malta Independent 26 January 2022, Wednesday

Debate

Doing all we can to become extinct

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 06:44 Last update: about 1 day ago Evarist Bartolo

Over 2000 years ago, the Jewish sage Hillel warned us: “He who refuses to learn deserves extinction.” During this Covid crisis, Pope Francis re-echoes Hillel’s warning, when he says:...

Gozo extremes

Monday, 24 January 2022, 08:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

Over the years it became very clear that two models were competing with each other about how Gozo’s development strategy should be conducted. One focussed on the need to preserve as much as...

Why Malta should worry

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 10:31 Last update: about 4 days ago Kevin Cassar

“What I can say is that, maybe without precedent, in these last two years we have not had a single, not a single episode of bad governance,” Prime Minister Robert Abela boldly...

Climate change requires behavioural change

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 09:32 Last update: about 4 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

Climate change is nature’s reaction to the cumulative impacts it has sustained as a result of human behaviour over the years. Long periods of drought or intensive rainfall leading to flooding,...

The bird made of lead

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 08:33 Last update: about 4 days ago Noel Grima

In the 1970s, when Dom Mintoff was setting up Air Malta, some Nationalists came up with a doggerell children used to sing “Ghasfur tac-comb itir” This caused, as I remember, a huge...

Cost of living surge

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 08:27 Last update: about 4 days ago Rachel Borg

Statistics are not really going to accurately describe the reality of the cost of living in Malta. For a more realistic picture we need to trust our senses and our instincts.  They tell us...

A safe pair of hands

Friday, 21 January 2022, 10:53 Last update: about 5 days ago Owen Bonnici

One of the things that stands out immediately in any encounter I have with families and people at large is the wide realisation that Robert Abela has proven to be, time and time again, a safe pair of...

Project duration

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 07:55 Last update: about 7 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

I used to believe that a most useful condition that could be placed on a construction project (big or small, public or private) when the necessary permits are being issued would be that the project is...

Metsola’s moment

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 06:54 Last update: about 6 days ago Michael Briguglio

Roberta Metsola's impressive election to the post of President of the European Parliament was no surprise to those who know how effective she is in her political career. Both as a colleague and...

The Air Malta chop

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 07:01 Last update: about 7 days ago Peter Agius

890 families are still coming to terms with Minister Clyde Caruana’s announcement last week that Air Malta would lay off 420 of their own working there. They still cannot understand how they are...

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