Carrots improve your eyesight at night…
Evarist Bartolo
We can’t just go backwards because falsehoods are gaining currency. It is the information age, but sometimes it feels like we’re living in the misinformation age
Not all that glitters is gold in Gozitan healthcare
Simon Mizzi
The Gozo hospital privatisation process has so far been no more than a badly run exercise of superficiality made worse by the defensive siege mentality of its management
Heavy-handed police reaction has boosted environmental cause
Josanne Cassar

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint. Instead what we got was...

It was a situation which called for extreme restraint....

Heroes just for one day
Raphael Vassallo

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished tradition of always making itself a pain in every government’s arse... regardless which of two...

Moviment Graffitti has a long and distinguished...

Positive action like quotas can accelerate women’s participation in politics

Renée Laiviera | One of the main challenges in Malta is the lack of women candidates running for elections... quotas can be part of a...

Renée Laiviera | One of the main...

Sweden election: yes, the far right made gains, but we're not falling apart
The Conversation

Anamaria Dutceac Segesten | Like IKEA, Swedish politics will probably remain defined by its two strongest features: modular and pragmatic.

Anamaria Dutceac Segesten | Like IKEA, Swedish politics...

It’s not about gender or race. It’s about bad sportsmanship
Josanne Cassar

Naomi Osaka showed dignity and maturity under the unbelievable pressure of...

Naomi Osaka showed dignity and maturity under the...

Maghtab and beyond
Michael Briguglio

Should government want to combat scepticism on its waste management policies, it should be more forthcoming in the provision of information and it should...

Should government want to combat scepticism on its waste...

Reputation means jobs
Frank Psaila

Unless the Government puts its house in order next time round we might not be so lucky. If Malta is listed as a tax haven, that would cause untold harm to our...

Unless the Government puts its house in order next time...

Facebook loses face!
Michael Falzon

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, acknowledged that there has been “a breach of trust” between Facebook and its users and accepted his company had the...

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, acknowledged that there has...

‘Be afraid, be very afraid...’
Raphael Vassallo

If we’re going to draw up decent legislation on any given topic, it would help to know a thing or two about the issue you’re legislating about

If we’re going to draw up decent legislation on any...

Look at your smartphone apps
Evarist Bartolo

I think strengthening the Maltese language is a very important step towards safeguarding its future. In schools we should extend the opportunities as much as...

I think strengthening the Maltese language is a very...

Just a movie full of bad guys
Saviour Balzan

Those who know about Ferris, and I am one of them, will not be impressed by all the antics we see or hear

Those who know about Ferris, and I am one of them, will not...

The more women speak up, the less likely they will be dismissed
Josanne Cassar

Unless a woman who has been sexually assaulted or raped takes the crucial step...

Unless a woman who has been sexually assaulted or raped...

Even professionals won’t talk about abortion
Tia Reljic

My question was simple and non-controversial: Do Maltese patients ever seek...

My question was simple and non-controversial: Do Maltese...

Nice ‘abortion debate’ we’re all having, huh?
Raphael Vassallo

Our ‘total abortion ban’ is, in fact, a survivor of Malta’s...

Our ‘total abortion ban’ is, in fact, a...

Pope Francis won’t support women priests – Here’s what he could do
The Conversation

Although Pope Francis is unlikely to allow women into the priesthood, it is within reason that he could lead in ordaining women to become deacons, as this...

Although Pope Francis is unlikely to allow women into the...

The lazy and difficult student
Evarist Bartolo

At a time where lack of knowledge is sometimes revered, and where a common baseline of reality is not there, Stephen Hawking exemplified reason, modesty and...

At a time where lack of knowledge is sometimes revered, and...

It’s ‘Doctor’ Evil, thank you very much...
Raphael Vassallo

If this article comes to a sudden halt in mid-sentence, just assume I’ve...

If this article comes to a sudden halt in mid-sentence,...

The petrol importation monopoly
Michael Falzon

Governments have come and governments have gone and Malta became an EU member state but the situation has hardly changed, save for the hiving off of...

Governments have come and governments have gone and Malta...

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