The politics of pettiness
Michael Falzon
Germany shares joint top spot on infringements with Spain… Malta is one of the most obedient member states. Yet German politicians have been imbued by Maltese ones to hound...
Moving forward, together
Kahin Ismail
Download here the UNHCR’s magazine ‘Moving Forward, Together’ here: a celebration of people’s resilience after fleeing persecution and their efforts to...
Cause of death: poverty
Raphael Vassallo

In practice, it turns out that our services are none too different from the ones we tend to scoff at in other countries

In practice, it turns out that our services are none too...

Selectively choosing one’s outrage
Josanne Cassar

Either we all have a right to say what we like without being dehumanised and harassed, or else only those who tally with your own agenda are going to be...

Either we all have a right to say what we like without...

I'm alright, f**k you jack
Saviour Balzan

We must address the question of values based on cultural standing, education and a quality of life beyond the concrete jungle guided by the greed for more and...

We must address the question of values based on cultural...

When all else fails, follow directions
Josanne Cassar

The Maltese inability to form a queue: I suggest that “get in line, wait your turn, first come, first served” should be mantras taught to...

The Maltese inability to form a queue: I suggest that...

An unstoppable ODZ landgrab
Raphael Vassallo

Let's all just buy up the countryside for cheap, turn it into a giant residential compound and become millionaires overnight

Let's all just buy up the countryside for cheap, turn...

Malta's PIRLS score: uncertain pathway in education
Therese Comodini Cachia

Therese Comodini Cahica | Unless the administration forges a way forward...

Therese Comodini Cahica | Unless the administration forges...

How to save the Maltese language from extinction
Evarist Bartolo

While Maltese literature is doing very well and publications are relatively...

While Maltese literature is doing very well and...

Next: voting while still in their nappies
Josanne Cassar

At this rate, why not just keep making the voting age younger and younger in...

At this rate, why not just keep making the voting age...

Crooks everywhere, same as it ever was
Saviour Balzan

There is no space for ‘ifs’ and ‘buts’ – they are all trading in influence and this is corrupt … and we need to get to the...

There is no space for ‘ifs’ and...

[WATCH] We have to question a court decision that looks the other way on racist comments
Saviour Balzan

As journalists and opinion-makers we have an obligation to question the judiciary on certain decisions that interpret our freedoms in society

As journalists and opinion-makers we have an...

Downsizing our lives
Josanne Cassar

Most of the big names behind all these towers, luxury developments and petrol stations already have more money than they could possibly spend in one lifetime

Most of the big names behind all these towers, luxury...

‘Vote PN, get’... what, exactly?
Raphael Vassallo

Um... really? That's how democracy works, huh? You vote for a party... and that's the party you get if it wins the election? Hmmm

Um... really? That's how democracy works, huh? You vote...

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