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  • Let’s not abandon reason

    We hear that we are living in a post-truth society. Truth itself, they tell us, has be-come dispensable; it’s beside the point. The point being perception. Spin hard enough or just smart enough, and fact gets distorted, devoured voraciously by...

  • Built in stone

    Janice Fiorentino, Architect Architecture, similar to other industries, reflects the social, technological and political contexts of the time. It is influenced by the international trends and evolves with technology.  Architecture reflects the...

  • Renewable energy in Malta

    In his excellent discussion (November 8) on Malta’s strategic vision on energy, Michael Zammit Cutajar drew attention to the country’s backward position with regard to renewable energy. While the substitution of gas for oil to generate electricity...

  • Who’s right?

    I simply cannot understand the “mathematical” logic behind the decision of the constitutional court when handing down its sentence on the two extra parliamentary seats given to the PN. The court itself said that: “The principle of proportionality...

  • Scientifically literate students

    When I ask high-achieving students who did not opt for chemistry and biology in Form 3the following questions many do not knowthe answer. The questions are: What is the difference between a chemical and nuclear reaction? Can you explain why not...

  • Justice four years too late

    Congratulations to Edwin Vassallo and Peter Micallef, the two recently elected members of Parliament who were sworn in on Monday. After nearly four years and a lot of tactics to play for time from the party in government, justice was done with...

  • No peace at all

    I write in response to the editorial dealing with antisocial behaviour (November 26). We live in Triq il-Qawra, Qawra and have experienced first-hand being woken up at any time from 6.30 on a Sunday morning by the roar of motorcycles along the...

  • When a poppy goes potty

    When 22 men lined up for their World Cup qualifier match in Wembley stadium on Armistice Day, they had much more in common that their love for football. They each wore a poppy on their arm, in defiance of a Fifa directive banning “political,...

  • Cuba after Fidel Castro

    Last week I wrote about the developing scenario in the international economic environment following the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. That developing scenario did not take into account the death of Cuban leader maximo...

  • Combating heart disease

    The Malta Heart Foundation is being relaunched tomorrow in a bid to increase awareness of the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle and support patients Heart disease is responsible for more deaths every year than any other condition. In...