Why is it so difficult to show restraint rather than rushing to blame?
Josanne Cassar
It is at times like this those in authority need to demonstrate sensitivity and tact rather than come across as being more concerned that their own image is being tarnished and...
One more ‘Hunch’ joke, and I’ll… I’ll…
Raphael Vassallo
One of the things that struck me most, as I watched that edifice (the real one, this time) go up in flames, was the sheer outpour of human emotion, in real time, from literally...
Green issues can take  centre-stage with young voters
Evarist Bartolo

Students highlighted traffic problems and solutions through an educational...

Students highlighted traffic problems and solutions through...

What can empty chairs do about freedom of expression?
Raphael Vassallo

Ana Gomes was talking to a bunch of empty chairs, too. And empty chairs cannot...

Ana Gomes was talking to a bunch of empty chairs, too. And...

Right-wing populists have a plan to upset the European consensus
Michael Falzon

There is no doubt that right-wing populist movements and related political...

There is no doubt that right-wing populist movements and...

Chris Fearne saves the day
Josanne Cassar

Given how quickly the latest crucifix controversy seems to have developed and given the speed with which Fearne immediately swept in, one would be forgiven for...

Given how quickly the latest crucifix controversy seems to...

A day in the life of the hypocrites
Saviour Balzan

MPs are well known for seeking the blessing of business patrons, which is why those who accuse their colleagues when they themselves sucked off the teat of big...

MPs are well known for seeking the blessing of business...

EXPLAINER | Julian Assange: WikiLeaks founder arrested in London
The Conversation

Gbenga Oduntan • What we know so far abour the arrest of WikiLeaks founder...

Gbenga Oduntan • What we know so far abour the arrest...

Even you have a voice
Adrian Delia

The country needs to send a clear message to this Socialist government: we are no longer going to ignore the truthstaring us in the face. This is the...

The country needs to send a clear message to this Socialist...

Is there a disconnect between the media and the man in the street?
Josanne Cassar

I think the role of those who work in the media should be to try and accurately...

I think the role of those who work in the media should be...

It’s OK, because… it’s us, not them
Raphael Vassallo

Like the farmyard animals at the end of ‘Animal Farm’, when I look...

Like the farmyard animals at the end of ‘Animal...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s videoblog: The tunnel will be the ruin of Gozo
Saviour Balzan

Labour is trying to decimate the opposition to the Gozo tunnel by roping in the PN with an unorthodox parliamentary motion

Labour is trying to decimate the opposition to the Gozo...

Not afraid of the dark
Evarist Bartolo

We think AI can destroy us only with killer robots but the real challenge is the disruption it can bring about to the value of workers in modern and...

We think AI can destroy us only with killer robots but the...

Divisions cannot be healed by meaningless, empty rhetoric
Raphael Vassallo

George Vella thinks he’s going to ‘heal the division’? How,...

George Vella thinks he’s going to ‘heal the...

It's not all Greco to me
Michael Falzon

Whether our prime ministers were benign or malign dictators is not the result of our set-up, but the result of their level of prudence – or imprudence

Whether our prime ministers were benign or malign dictators...

Dangerous delegates
Saviour Balzan

In private many senior Labour figures admit that Labour’s marriage with the private sector has derailed the true purpose of the Labour party

In private many senior Labour figures admit that...

But he was such a quiet man….
Josanne Cassar

Those who keep their emotions all bottled up for a long time, for years, maybe even for a lifetime, are the ones most likely to, one fine day, simply explode

Those who keep their emotions all bottled up for a long...

Five ways forward for Brexit
Matthew Bugeja

Theresa May has reached out to Labour to solve the Brexit impasse, and still has other options - but a lot will depend on flexibility from Brussels.

Theresa May has reached out to Labour to solve the Brexit...

Don’t want Maltese culture to die out? It’s up to us
Josanne Cassar

It is true that certain traditions may have taken on a more slick appearance...

It is true that certain traditions may have taken on a more...

‘Sven’ will we ever learn…?
Raphael Vassallo

Sven Giegold’s approach is not to convince, or persuade, individual member states to co-operate on tax issues… no, it is to force us all to...

Sven Giegold’s approach is not to convince, or...