The Budget: now and the future
Michael Falzon
It seems that government’s main concern is to keep voters happy while its attitude to the future is the Maltese ‘għada min raħ’ (whoever saw tomorrow?)
All of us want justice for Daphne
Saviour Balzan
This country has a festering wound that needs treatment. We may not agree with Daphne’s style or politics but we are all behind the need to nail the people who sat down...
Homeless and hopeless: Platitudes are not enough
Josanne Cassar

There are a lot of things we have never experienced in Malta before, and yet...

There are a lot of things we have never experienced in...

Manipulation - a challenge today and tomorrow
Evarist Bartolo

As technology continues at a fast pace, society has to make sure it is ready to...

As technology continues at a fast pace, society has to make...

Raising the green bar

Budget 2020 sets the tone but it will be fruitless unless there is the political will to go for the green paradigm shift in our lifetime

Budget 2020 sets the tone but it will be fruitless unless...

So long, and thanks for all the profits...
Raphael Vassallo

If I were to place a bet on whether HSBC will stay or leave in the next five...

If I were to place a bet on whether HSBC will stay or leave...

Are trade unions facing a crisis?
Michael Falzon

The rate of increase in union members is out of synch with the rate of increase in employed persons

The rate of increase in union members is out of synch with...

The National Writers' Congress: Our strategy
Mark Camilleri

We hope to be much more advanced thanks to the achievements of the Congress,...

We hope to be much more advanced thanks to the achievements...

Consumption of news in the visual age
Josanne Cassar

The reliance on the visual rather than the written is a trend which has grown ever since Smart phones became all the rage

The reliance on the visual rather than the written is a...

Crossing the digital divide
The vicious circle of economic migration
Josanne Cassar

As foreigners continue to be spoken of in disparaging terms, and more FB groups claim they want Malta back, and as the authorities insist we need more foreign...

As foreigners continue to be spoken of in disparaging...

Getting all excited about unconfirmed press reports again, are we?
Raphael Vassallo

But let’s not get too lost in speculation. In what seems to be a...

But let’s not get too lost in speculation. In what...

Yes, teachers need to be valued more

Dealing with children coming from varied backgrounds, each with their individual life stories, aspirations and values, is no easy job. It requires an...

Dealing with children coming from varied backgrounds, each...

The ghosts of Labour past
Michael Falzon

This is a case where heads must roll. Assurances issued – as an afterthought – by the University Rector are not enough

This is a case where heads must roll. Assurances issued...

Strange things happen to people in job interviews...
Raphael Vassallo

If – with hindsight – Helena Dalli ‘disagreed’ with...

If – with hindsight – Helena Dalli...

The hardest job in the world
Josanne Cassar

As soon as your toddler toddles off to kindergarten, that is just the beginning because soon you will be faced by other options – should you send them to...

As soon as your toddler toddles off to kindergarten, that...

Topless bathing on Facebook
Saviour Balzan

Cassola is often right about many of his arguments, but if he presents them in his infantile gripe-a-day manner in the form of Facebook posts... how can he...

Cassola is often right about many of his arguments, but if...

Transparency applies to the law courts, too
Democracy stares down Communism
Matthew Bugeja

China has global ambitions to export its ideology abroad - but is finding it difficult to convince Hong Kong of its appeal. An irresistible force against an...

China has global ambitions to export its ideology abroad -...

Sometimes, social media serves a good purpose
Josanne Cassar

Now, it is obvious that political statements on campus are not only nothing...

Now, it is obvious that political statements on campus are...