The retirement dilemma: Do we have to work or want to work?
Josanne Cassar
Those who gladly retire and even throw a party to celebrate this new time in their lives are in one category, while those who are being shown the door even though they wish to...
Public officials must be open to public scrutiny
Not only has there been no attempt to make the declaration exercise more transparent, as the exigencies of a modern democracy demand… but the present government has in some...
Smoking and cigarettes? We have something worse in our pockets today
Evarist Bartolo

I really think our addiction to our phones could lead to worse consequences...

I really think our addiction to our phones could lead to...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog: Politicians are squarely to blame for illegal bird shooting
Saviour Balzan

The targeting of Greater Flamingos by hunters is the result of years of appeasement by the political class

The targeting of Greater Flamingos by hunters is the result...

Egg-pelting stag party should catalyse national conversation on feminism | Dawn Adrienne-Saliba

Feminists ask both men and women to understand the cumulative harm that such interactions can cause. And we ask everyone to actively speak out any time they...

Feminists ask both men and women to understand the...

Malta is not immune to measles, or ignorance

Ultimately, society must guard against ignorance, as much as against contagious...

Ultimately, society must guard against ignorance, as much...

Egg-pelting tells us more about men than women
Raphael Vassallo

Being an adult doesn’t give you carte blanche to do whatever you like,...

Being an adult doesn’t give you carte blanche to do...

An examination of our conscience is badly needed
Josanne Cassar

One of our most serious problems is not so much a lack of formal education but...

One of our most serious problems is not so much a lack of...

Maltese music should be getting more airplay
Saviour Balzan

Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over our lives,...

Apart from those rare occasions when Eurovision takes over...

Malta can still lead the way on migration

The government is correct to state that responsibility in the latest migrant...

The government is correct to state that responsibility in...

What does our reaction to egg-pelting stag party video say about us?
Josanne Cassar

When money exchanges hands, the power is in the hands of the person paying,...

When money exchanges hands, the power is in the hands of...

Malta must retain the ability to appreciate the beauty it has
Evarist Bartolo

In our pursuit of what we perceive as important, we have to make sure we retain...

In our pursuit of what we perceive as important, we have to...

Caught between the Devil and Dublin 2…
Raphael Vassallo

Men, women and children are just left to dangle out at sea caught between the Devil and the deep blue sea… because a bunch of supposedly...

Men, women and children are just left to dangle out at...

[WATCH] Putting money where it matters
Saviour Balzan

Policing, nursing and teaching are three pillars that require more investment

Policing, nursing and teaching are three pillars that...

The voice of reason
Michael Falzon

Galea depicted his appointment as an opportunity for everyone to take part in the PN’s renewal – a renewal that is necessary, because every...

Galea depicted his appointment as an opportunity for...

Think before you ink...
Raphael Vassallo

It’s not what you ‘do’ that counts… it’s the little trivialities that seem to miraculously deflect everyone’s attention...

It’s not what you ‘do’ that...

Pay our police, teachers and nurses more
Saviour Balzan

We cannot be serious and expect miracles when we know that a police inspector starts off with a basic salary of €21,960

We cannot be serious and expect miracles when we know that...

Of this and that
Josanne Cassar

A few diverse issues have come to my attention this week

A few diverse issues have come to my attention this week

Tourism is not just about numbers
Boris has little time to make an impression. So far, it’s not looking in his favour
Matthew Bugeja

The new British Prime Minister will have to face Brexit, separatist movements, potential unrest and possible economic contraction – and that’s just...

The new British Prime Minister will have to face Brexit,...