Gender equality still elusive (even this Valentine's Day)
The pandemic has affected more than just the ability to commemorate this traditional feast: it has also exposed certain deep-seated inequalities that still exist between men and...
Malta residency visa: one reform at a time | Alex Muscat
Our nations’ economic success must be sustainable. This can only happen if we constantly revise our programmes, despite them doing well, in order to update them to...
The risk of dependence on foreign workers

For liberal democracy itself is based on the notion of no taxation without...

For liberal democracy itself is based on the notion of no...

Bernard Grech: where’s the alternative on environmental protection? Mark Sultana

BirdLife CEO: PN leader Bernard Grech has been caught in a buttering campaign to be clearly seen as sympathizing with the hunters

BirdLife CEO: PN leader Bernard Grech has been caught...

Stagnating wages and the minister’s wake-up call
Peter Agius

While Clyde Caruana launches a public consultation whose main question is how...

While Clyde Caruana launches a public consultation whose...

The PN’s ‘broad church’ coalition can no longer work
Raphael Vassallo

This is the one thing the Nationalist Party has conspicuously failed to do,...

This is the one thing the Nationalist Party has...

Should social media platforms do their own censoring?
Michael Falzon

There is no doubt that the Trump bans raised important questions about the role...

There is no doubt that the Trump bans raised important...

It is not about teachers, but about the children
Saviour Balzan

I am not sure how many of the MUT’s council members have children, but...

I am not sure how many of the MUT’s council members...

Refusing to take the bull by the horns
Josanne Cassar

I realise all politicians want to be liked but I can almost guarantee that even his critics would praise Abela if he really came down with an iron fist on the...

I realise all politicians want to be liked but I can almost...

Addressing the reality of tomorrow's workplace

This is, in fact, a major downside to the government’s economic strategy:...

This is, in fact, a major downside to the...

A relevant mediascape | Carmelo Abela

While the government believes that PBS must operate with an independent editorial approach, we also believe the company’s services must appeal to, and...

While the government believes that PBS must operate with an...

Might as well face it, we’re addicted to EU funds
Raphael Vassallo

Strange, isn’t it, that the local roads minister would take all the flak...

Strange, isn’t it, that the local roads minister...

A new class of vulnerable

One cannot also miss the irony, that the army of delivery workers in Malta in 2020 were an essential part of the COVID-19 ‘frontline’, as it were:...

One cannot also miss the irony, that the army of delivery...

Migration and community: a bottom-up approach | Noah Fabri

Smaller open centres, spread around the island, more closely connected to the...

Smaller open centres, spread around the island, more...

So żobiku: the self-conceit of men in power
Arnold Cassola

First he came up with the most blasphemous of swearwords in the Maltese...

First he came up with the most blasphemous of swearwords in...

When do parental rights and responsibilities begin and end? | Isabel Stabile

Whether you drown in a river trying to save your child or you die during pregnancy, you are still dead

Whether you drown in a river trying to save your child or...

One district, to end all districts...
Raphael Vassallo

Just as they disagreed with Robert Abela, when he ignored district pressures, and acted on his own political calculations; and just as they disagreed with...

Just as they disagreed with Robert Abela, when he ignored...

Labour’s metamorphosis
Michael Falzon

Despite Bernard Grech’s improvement in the polls, unless the PN can plot out a strategy to counter Abela’s incredible ongoing Labour metamorphosis,...

Despite Bernard Grech’s improvement in the polls,...

The world can allow itself to start hoping again
Josanne Cassar

People are tired of listening to lies, stupidity and ignorance being put on...

People are tired of listening to lies, stupidity and...

Managing a fiasco
Saviour Balzan

The Nationalist Party cannot revive itself if it is to build its next programme on ageing and tested men and women who cannot make way for new blood, or even...

The Nationalist Party cannot revive itself if it is to...