A joke about Mount Carmel? They must be crazy...
Raphael Vassallo
 all this internet outrage would be far better directed at the problem itself... rather than at the ones who, however distastefully, draw our collective attention to its...
A world urban forum and why it matters | Corina Cretu
Europe is indeed a beacon, an example to follow for tens of millions of people around the world
Contradictory messages on the IIP
Michael Falzon

Donald Trump has popularised the term fake news, using it to criticise unfavourable news in the media

Donald Trump has popularised the term fake news, using it...

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...

Painting a true picture of literacy standards
Evarist Bartolo

In literacy, there can be no quick-fix solutions based on reactions to...

In literacy, there can be no quick-fix solutions based on...

From slapstick to SLAPP
Michael Falzon

Ditching the principle that the accused are presumed innocent until they are proven guilty is a dangerous ‘modus operandi’ and can be too easily...

Ditching the principle that the accused are presumed...

We are right, you are wrong, so there!
Raphael Vassallo

We are not clearly going to improve the system much, by simply digging our heels and insisting that all our critics are always wrong about absolutely everything

We are not clearly going to improve the system much, by...

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...

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