How did we go from ‘gender balance’, to… this?
Raphael Vassallo
  Getting more women into Parliament is one thing; but allowing parliament to be overrun with the female equivalents of Spiridione Sant and Tal-Farfett is something else...
Quotas by any other name…
Michael Falzon
If we are going to study what are the Constitutional amendments that Malta needs, why don’t we make one radical change rather than changing the Constitution piecemeal?
It’s educators on the ground who change education
Evarist Bartolo

You may ask: you’re a government minister responsible for education, so...

You may ask: you’re a government minister responsible...

A sad end for Perfidious Albion
Michael Falzon

Brexit will make Britain more irrelevant. It will be further cut off from Europe, irrespective of whether there is fog over the English Channel

Brexit will make Britain more irrelevant. It will be...

Even prehistory repeats  itself sometimes...
Raphael Vassallo

… suddenly, it starts looking like we might learn a whole lot from the...

… suddenly, it starts looking like we might learn a...

A mandate to govern doesn't mean we must accept everything
Josanne Cassar

Where it gets questionable are those major decisions which were technically on...

Where it gets questionable are those major decisions which...

A blast from the past
Saviour Balzan

Despite having to compete, perhaps unfairly, with low-cost carriers, Air Malta has so far proven that it can fend off this challenge

Despite having to compete, perhaps unfairly, with low-cost...

Separation of powers is long overdue

Given the events of the past three years alone – where the AG’s role has been repeatedly called into question – it is surprising that it even...

Given the events of the past three years alone –...

Facebook’s plan to protect the European elections comes up short
The Conversation

William Dance • There remains a considerable mismatch between...

William Dance • There remains a considerable mismatch...

Cannabis regulation is the only way forward in Malta

Luke Caruana • The paranoia over cannabis verges on the absurd and it is...

Luke Caruana • The paranoia over cannabis verges on...

Nobody likes a cheater
Josanne Cassar

There will always be those who have more money than they know what to do with while others struggle to pay their bills - but this scandal has further lifted...

There will always be those who have more money than they...

Complacency is not an option

Higher property prices mean that entrants into the home ownership market – mostly young couples – will find it much harder to buy, especially at a...

Higher property prices mean that entrants into the home...

Happy St Patrick’s Day… in St Julian’s!
Raphael Vassallo

By my count, I’d say half a dozen strategically sited belfries would be...

By my count, I’d say half a dozen strategically sited...

Progressives have to stop rolling their eyes at voters
Evarist Bartolo

The progressives must understand a cardinal point in politics: the voters are...

The progressives must understand a cardinal point in...

Russia’s meddling strategy in Europe
Michael Falzon

The man behind the Brexit referendum funding scandal, Aaron Banks, is being criminally investigated about Leave.EU’s funding sources as foreign...

The man behind the Brexit referendum funding scandal, Aaron...

And we call animals ‘wild’…
Raphael Vassallo

If you want to pay for the privilege of watching a psychologically traumatized Siberian tiger, pacing miserably about in a confined, mostly-concrete...

If you want to pay for the privilege of watching a...

Don’t be impolite and ask about sources
Saviour Balzan

It seems that Andreotti’s association with the Mafia, and his implication...

It seems that Andreotti’s association with the Mafia,...

No one told you life  would ever be this way
Josanne Cassar

In all other respects, however, we seem to be heading in the same direction...

In all other respects, however, we seem to be heading in...

Humanity’s inevitable fate

We thirst for the altruism of the young, and the inter-generational justice that must be delivered for the mess that we and those before us have made of...

We thirst for the altruism of the young, and the...

The terror of climate change is transforming young people's identity
The Conversation

Blanche Verlie | As adults, we would do well to recognise the necessity of...

Blanche Verlie | As adults, we would do well to...