‘Changing the world’ also means changing ourselves
Raphael Vassallo
People hate Greta Thunberg not merely because she is right but because – unlike themselves – she is young, and therefore fully entitled to believe that she can really...
Public figures and lies
Josanne Cassar
Cheating, lying and deception are all around us, and it takes a lot of moral fibre to avoid falling into the same trap “because that is how things are done”
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...

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...

A flat, unenthusiastic debate
Josanne Cassar

One of the few times the two leaders became animated was when talking about 'the foreigner', writes Josanne Cassar, arguing that both need to decide...

One of the few times the two leaders became animated was...

Weak third parties, and the Lowell 'phenomenon'
Saviour Balzan

Malta is calling out for a third party with clear vision...Someone who can...

Malta is calling out for a third party with clear...

How far will Mayor Pete go?
Matthew Bugeja

Pete Buttigieg’s candidacy has been met with fanfare locally, but the young Mayor has a steeper hill to climb than most realise

Pete Buttigieg’s candidacy has been met with fanfare...

Not a very happy Workers’ Day if you are earning one euro per hour
Josanne Cassar

It is all very well to celebrate Workers’ Day with crowds of people...

It is all very well to celebrate Workers’ Day with...

Malta will be a different country after 25 May
Raphael Vassallo

Muscat’s position is so utterly unassailable today, that he can even joke...

Muscat’s position is so utterly unassailable today,...

We must tackle the culture of bullying and intimidation of LGBTIQ people in schools
Evarist Bartolo

I believe that we have a lot to learn from the experience of other countries when dealing with similar issues

I believe that we have a lot to learn from the experience...

Government protecting developers at  public expense? Gee, what a surprise…
Raphael Vassallo

In the case of Gwardamangia, three Cabinet ministers – Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia, Infrastructure Minister Ian Borg and Social Solidarity...

In the case of Gwardamangia, three Cabinet ministers...

When it all starts crumbling down…
Josanne Cassar

As soon as the news hits the headlines and the public voices legitimate, justified concerns, the authorities automatically go on the defence with a knee-jerk...

As soon as the news hits the headlines and the public...

Someone’s knockin’ at your door
Josanne Cassar

The relationship of the councils, with the central Government, is also dysfunctional and as residents look on in frustration, it just seems that they are...

The relationship of the councils, with the central...

Spelling mitsakes are the least of the prolbem
Raphael Vassallo

If the PN’s strategy to win an election is to simply metamorphose into...

If the PN’s strategy to win an election is to simply...

There are still bedrooms and living rooms around Malta without a single book in sight
Evarist Bartolo

While there is a good deal more awareness about the importance of reading than a few years ago, there is still much to be achieved

While there is a good deal more awareness about the...

Ingrid was right
Kurt Sansone

It was a bad start for the PN’s European parliament election campaign made worse by the party’s inability to instil hope

It was a bad start for the PN’s European parliament...